Jul 29, 2015

Penguins send Sutter to Canucks

Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford ranks versatile center Brandon Sutter among his favorite players. One Rutherford has now traded twice. The Penguins sent the 26-year-old Sutter to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday in exchange for forward Nick Bonino and defenseman Alex Clendening. The ...

Canucks top Kings in SO

Apr 7, 2015

Canucks top Kings in SO

Chris Higgins scored in the shootout and Eddie Lack made 36 saves as the Vancouver Canucks earned a critical late-season victory over the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin scored in regulation as the Canucks solidified second place in the Pacific ...

Canucks continue strong play on road

Mar 31, 2015

Canucks continue strong play on road

As usual, the Vancouver Canucks were strong on the road. The St. Louis Blues didn’t put up much of a fight. Radim Vrbata had a goal and assist, and Eddie Lack made 23 saves as the Canucks opened a four-game trip with a 4-1 ...

Lack stops 40 for Canucks

Feb 25, 2015

Lack stops 40 for Canucks

Eddie Lack has hardly looked like a backup goalie since Vancouver starter Ryan Miller was injured in a collision with a teammate. On Tuesday, Lack had 40 saves as the Canucks beat the struggling Boston Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night. “It was a busy ...

Canucks top Hawks in OT

Feb 12, 2015

Canucks top Hawks in OT

The Canucks had just blown a two-goal lead when the puck dropped for overtime. The Chicago Blackhawks had all the momentum, and were looking for an unlikely victory. That’s when the Sedin brothers connected for a big goal for Vancouver. Henrik Sedin got his ...

Red Wings build four-game streak

Dec 1, 2014

Red Wings build four-game streak

The streaking Detroit Red Wings were able to laugh about a power outage at aging Joe Louis Arena. Pavel Datsyuk scored twice and Detroit beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3 on Sunday for its fourth straight victory. About a third of Joe Louis Arena, including ...

Hockey legend Pat Quinn dies

Nov 25, 2014

Hockey legend Pat Quinn dies

Pat Quinn, a former defenseman and longtime NHL coach and executive who brought a gruff and passionate presence to hockey across the decades, has died at 71. Quinn passed away Sunday night in Vancouver after a long illness, the Hockey Hall of Fame and ...

Canucks beat Ducks in shootout

Nov 10, 2014

Canucks beat Ducks in shootout

Ryan Kesler wanted to put on a better show against his former teammates. Instead, one of the guys he was traded for stole the spotlight. Nick Bonino assisted on the tying goal by Alexandre Burrows in the second period and got the only goal ...

Second-period goals lift Canucks over Sharks

Nov 7, 2014

Second-period goals lift Canucks over Sharks

Alex Edler and Chris Bonino scored second-period goals and Ryan Miller preserved the lead through the final second as the Vancouver Canucks beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Thursday. Joe Thornton appeared to tie the score in the closing second for San Jose. ...

Avalanche bury Canucks

Oct 25, 2014

Avalanche bury Canucks

Colorado’s best game of the season began with a goal for Vancouver just 10 seconds into the opening period. The Avalanche dominated the rest of the way. Jarome Iginla collected his first two goals for Colorado and had an assist, helping the Avalanche beat ...

Stamkos stars in Tampa win

Oct 19, 2014

Stamkos stars in Tampa win

The Vancouver Canucks were already praising Steven Stamkos hours before they faced the Tampa Bay Lightning star on the ice. Stamkos scored on a breakaway on the Lightning’s first shot as part of a two-goal performance and Tampa Bay beat Vancouver 4-2 on Saturday ...

Oilers can't find a way to defeat Miller

Oct 18, 2014

Oilers can't find a way to defeat Miller

Ryan Miller remained perfect against the Edmonton Oilers in his career and kept the Vancouver Canucks perfect this season. Miller made 28 saves to record his 30th career shutout — and improve to 9-0 against Edmonton — as the Canucks beat the struggling Oilers ...