Oilers claim fifth straight win

Oct 29, 2016

Oilers claim fifth straight win

The Edmonton Oilers are rolling right now and it’s not just their touted, high-flying offense making the push. Oilers goalie Cam Talbot has been sensational to start the season and on Friday night he stopped 26 shots for his 13th career shutout in a ...

Blackhawks clinch spot in playoffs

Mar 28, 2016

Blackhawks clinch spot in playoffs

Looking to repeat as Stanley Cup champions and win their fourth title in seven years, the Chicago Blackhawks took a crucial step Sunday. They’re back in the playoffs. Andrew Ladd scored the go-ahead goal with 2:27 left in the third period and Chicago clinched ...

Namestnikov lifts Lightning

Jan 16, 2016

Namestnikov lifts Lightning

Lightning5Penguins 4 Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper didn’t want to jinx the defending Eastern Conference champion’s best stretch of the season. “Let’s not talk about that,” Cooper said with a smile after Vladislav Namestnikov completed a hat trick in overtime and the Lightning ...

Canucks cool off Panthers

Jan 12, 2016

Canucks cool off Panthers

Daniel Sedin scored his second goal of the night on a power play at 2:21 of overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks stopped the Florida Panthers’ 12-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Monday. Sedin snapped a shot past Roberto Luongo with Jaromir Jagr in ...

Canucks hand Canadiens first loss

Oct 28, 2015

Canucks hand Canadiens first loss

It took only minutes into Tuesday’s game against the Vancouver Canucks for the Montreal Canadiens season-opening, nine-game winning streak to feel in jeopardy. Moments after Daniel Sedin rang a goal off the post, Canucks rookie Jared McCann scored 2:30 into the game to put ...

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 ...