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 ...

Bruins punish slumping Canucks

Feb 5, 2014

Bruins punish slumping Canucks

After putting only five shots on goal in the first period, the Boston Bruins took aim against Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo in the second and third. Three of their shots got past Luongo and although only two of them counted for goals, that was ...

Wings post combined shutout

Feb 4, 2014

Wings post combined shutout

Two goalies combined on a Detroit Red Wings shutout for the first time since the 2001-02 season, when they went on to hoist the Stanley Cup. “Maybe it’s a good omen,” Jimmy Howard said after finishing off a shutout that Jonas Gustavsson started in ...

Setoguchi lifts Jets to victory

Feb 1, 2014

Setoguchi lifts Jets to victory

Devin Setoguchi was hiding his face Friday after his two goals helped the Winnipeg Jets pickup a 4-3 win against the Vancouver Canucks. He was wearing a player of the game pilot’s helmet, complete with darkened visor, that the team has come up with ...

Tortorella gets ban from NHL

Jan 21, 2014

Tortorella gets ban from NHL

The NHL has suspended Vancouver coach John Tortorella without pay for 15 days for his conduct after a brawl between the Canucks and the Calgary Flames. Tortorella went to Calgary’s locker room at intermission following the first period Saturday night, which began with several ...

Ducks vaporize Canucks with nine-goal onslaught

Jan 16, 2014

Ducks vaporize Canucks with nine-goal onslaught

Although Teemu Selanne has been playing in the NHL for more than two decades, he had never seen anything he could even compare to the goonery in the Anaheim Ducks’ latest victory. The Vancouver Canucks’ third-period antics aside, the NHL also hasn’t seen much ...

Jan 6, 2014

Perry saves day again for Anaheim

Corey Perry has made a living by scoring timely goals. Perry scored his NHL-leading eighth winner of the season with 1.3 seconds on the clock in overtime, giving the Anaheim Ducks a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. The 2011 ...

Quick returns;Kings halt skid

Jan 5, 2014

Quick returns;Kings halt skid

Just a few minutes into his first game back from a serious groin strain, Jonathan Quick had to do the splits to make a save. Los Angeles’ star goalie survived those perilous gymnastics with no problem, and he eventually backstopped the Kings to a ...