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 ...

Jul 5, 2014

Canucks re-sign Kassian, Weber

The Vancouver Canucks re-signed forward Zack Kassian and defenseman Yannick Weber on Friday. Kassian had 29 points (14 goals, 15 assists) and 124 penalty minutes in 73 games for the Canucks last season. He signed a $3.5 million, two-year deal “Zack is a skilled, ...

Canucks lose playoff hopes

Apr 8, 2014

Canucks lose playoff hopes

John Gibson made 18 saves to record a shutout in his NHL debut and the Anaheim Ducks eliminated the Vancouver Canucks from playoff contention with a 3-0 victory Monday night. Daniel Winnik, Kyle Palmieri and Matt Beleskey scored for Anaheim, which is three points ...

Canucks fall apart in third

Mar 11, 2014

Canucks fall apart in third

The New York Islanders’ big comeback over the Vancouver Canucks in a seven-goal third period even caught them by surprise. After all, in recent days it has been the Islanders who have let teams rally late to beat them. Matt Martin scored the winner ...

Luongo dealt to Panthers

Mar 5, 2014

Luongo dealt to Panthers

NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder. Several big-name hockey players were on the move Tuesday, 24 hours before time for dealing runs out, including star goalie Roberto Luongo, who was ushered ...

Feisty Kessel, Leafs hand Canucks seventh straight loss

Feb 9, 2014

Feisty Kessel, Leafs hand Canucks seventh straight loss

Phil Kessel had the winning goal after nearly fighting a familiar foe. Kessel scored the second of three straight goals for Toronto in the third period and the Maple Leafs rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Saturday night. The U.S. Olympian assisted ...