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Trevor Linden taking measured, sensible approach

Vancouver Sun He has never made a trade, drafted a player and still hasn’t fired a coach.
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Gallagher: Referees shouldn’t be put in awkward positions

The Province The attack on CBC’s Ron MacLean for his comments about French referees is pretty much just an extension of the grievance industry, which now flourishes everywhere with complaints about...
  • New: 3 hr 11 min ago

Botchford: Torres not nuts, but Canucks were for letting him go

The Province Raffi Torres isn’t entirely nuts. It just seems that way when he tilts his head back and wrenches his unblinking eyelids so wide you can see the whites from two football fields away.
  • New: 3 hr 15 min ago

Willes: As time ticks down on Torts, the heat turns up on Linden

The Province It’s been two weeks since the puff of smoke rose over The Rog, announcing Trevor Linden’s appointment as the Vancouver Canucks’ president, and since that time there’s been...
  • New: 4 hr 14 min ago

Injury forces Lack to miss chance to play for Sweden at world championships

The Province Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack has pulled out of the upcoming world hockey championships due to an injury. He will rehab in Vancouver instead of joining the Swedish team for the tournament in...
  • New: 4 hr 35 min ago

Botchford: Stale Canucks can’t afford to miss another chance for change

The Province A solid chunk of the Canucks offseason is sure to be spent puzzling over what to do with Alex Edler. That’s because every offseason is spent that way.
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Jim Benning is the perfect fit for Vancouver Canucks GM, says Mark Recchi

The Province Mark Recchi knows this much about the Vancouver Canucks: He hated playing against the confident and cocky club in the 2011 Stanley Cup final to such a degree that he even called them arrogant a...
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Gallagher: Don't expect to see the Canucks turn big and bad anytime soon

The Province As you watch the Chicago Blackhawks struggle against the St. Louis Blues in perhaps the most exciting of the first-round playoff matchups, you have to wonder whether there isn’t an...
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Torts Watch with Video: Will Canucks and Linden pass the buck?

The Province So, it's Tuesday, eight days after Canucks coach John Tortorella had what was expected to be his final say with the media on the woeful season that was.
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Kuzma: Some growth and hope on the Canucks’ farm

The Province No playoffs in Vancouver. No playoffs in Utica. But there is hope or the horizon. While parallels can be draw between what unravelled the Canucks and Comets this season — long losing streaks...
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Botchford: 'Health is No. 1,' says still-concussed Andrew Alberts

The Province Andrew Alberts played just 10 games this season: His last, Dec. 29.
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Gallagher: Changing goalies won't do anything for Canucks' lack of scoring

The Province Everywhere you go in this town the prevailing wisdom among fans seems to be that the Vancouver Canucks must find a free agent goalie in the offseason.
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Willes' Musings: NHL playoffs’ first round is first in entertainment

The Province We can’t fill the empty space where the playoffs should be in this province but we can offer the Monday morning musings and mediations on the world of sports. If there was any lingering...
  • 3 days ago

MacKinnon has four points, Avs beat Wild 4-2 to take 2-0 lead in series

The Province DENVER - Gabriel Landeskog scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night and a 2-0 series lead.
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Calvert scores early in 2nd overtime; Blue Jackets stun Penguins 4-3 to even series

The Province PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Matt Calvert's first career playoff goal gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a badly needed boost. His second ended 4,493 days of futility for a franchise that is quickly morphing...
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Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT on Jackman's goal through traffic, take 2-0 series lead

The Province ST. LOUIS - Defenceman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic, giving the St. Louis Blues their second straight 4-3 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for a 2-0...
  • 4 days ago

Iron-jawed hero: Ryan Getzlaf has 2 points to lead Ducks past Dallas 3-2 for a 2-0 series lead

The Province Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a facemask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2...
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Bourque scores twice to lift Canadiens to 2-0 series lead over Tampa Bay

The Province TAMPA, Fla. — Rene Bourque scored twice as the Montreal Canadiens downed the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 to take a two-game lead in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series.
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If Flames can't stand the Heat, Canucks should stay out of Abbotsford

Vancouver Sun While the Vancouver Canucks lost a great deal more than they won in 2013-14, they did at least manage to close out their season with two wins over the Calgary Flames.
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Coming off 3-OT Game 1, Blackhawks, Blues promise to be ready Saturday

The Province ST. LOUIS - A mood of euphoric exhaustion carried over to the next day after the St. Louis Blues won the longest game in franchise history and got the upper hand against the defending Stanley Cup...
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Blog Articles

CHB First Round Playoffs Prediction Post

Canucks Hockey Blog (J.J. Guerrero) — With the puck ready to drop for the 2014 NHL playoffs, a few of us at CHB make our predictions for the first round. At least with the Canucks not making it, we can make our picks with our brains,...
  • 7 days ago

CHB Hands Out 2013/2014 Canucks Season Awards

Canucks Hockey Blog (J.J. Guerrero) — It’s been a memorable season, though mostly for the wrong reasons. Last night, the Canucks handed out their awards; today, it’s our turn to handpick some of the best of the best and...
  • 9 days ago
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Clay’s Canucks Composition: Trevor (Parody of Bruno Mars’ “Treasure”)

Canucks Hockey Blog (Clay Imoo) — Last week, Trevor Linden was named President of Hockey Operations of the Vancouver Canucks. Arguably the most-popular player in the history of the franchise, Linden’s hiring ushers in a new...
  • 9 days ago
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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 5 vs. Flames 1

Canucks Hockey Blog (Elizabeth Moffat) — In typical 2013/2014 Canucks fashion, the Canucks ended their train wreck of a season with a 5-1 plastering of the Calgary Flames. I mean, 5 of their 36 wins this season were against the Flames....
  • 9 days ago
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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 2 vs. Avs 4

Canucks Hockey Blog (Elizabeth Moffat) — In the Canucks’ first game in the Trevor Linden as President era, they lost 4-2 to the Colorado Avalanche and slipped to 12th place in the Western Conference, just ahead of the Calgary...
  • 12 days ago
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All-in on Linden, whether we like it or not

Canucks Hockey Blog (Matt Lee) — In typical Trevor Linden fashion, Vancouver’s favourite son has arrived – and not a moment too soon. Brought back from obscurity – and a successful venture establishing gyms...
  • 14 days ago
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Top 10 Chants That Are Likely to Break Out in Rogers Arena

Canucks Hockey Blog (Clay Imoo) — I was at Rogers Arena last night to see the Vancouver Canucks lose 3-0 to the visiting Anaheim Ducks.  It’s crazy to think that just three short years after witnessing the Canucks clinch their...
  • 15 days ago
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A Season Like No Other – April 6, 2014

Canucks Hockey Blog (Chris Golden) — Back from his wedding, Chris joins Clay and Matt and they immediately get back into the swing of things by chatting about “A Season Like No Other.” The “boat” is barely...
  • 17 days ago
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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 2 vs Kings 1

Canucks Hockey Blog (Jocelyn Aspa) — Yup, the Canucks are still alive. Something happened during the second intermission. Trailing 1-0 to the Los Angeles Kings going into the final frame, it’s as if the Canucks decided that,...
  • 17 days ago
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CHB Countdown: Top 5 Reasons Why the Canucks Will Not Make the Playoffs

Canucks Hockey Blog (Dylan Markley) — It is truly hard to pinpoint one reason why the Canucks will be on the outside looking in this spring. It would be unfair to blame their failures on one key thing. So I’m going to go ahead...
  • 19 days ago
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Game Day Preview Canucks vs. Rangers: AV Returns

Canucks Hockey Blog (Ashley Pothiboon) — With only 6 games left in the regular season, the likelihood of our Vancouver Canucks making the post-season sits at 0.3%. If you’re the most optimistic of fans, then yes, absolutely,...
  • 22 days ago
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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 1 vs. Ducks 5

Canucks Hockey Blog (Elizabeth Moffat) — Just when you thought the Canucks were kinda, sorta looking like they at least gave two shits about the rest of the season, they pulled off another stinker last night. With their 5-1 loss to the...
  • 24 days ago
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Game Day Preview Canucks vs. Ducks: Duck Domination

Canucks Hockey Blog (Delia Xenophontos) — (Photo credit: cbc.ca) Talk about different circumstances. While the Vancouver Canucks are fighting to keep their diminishing playoff dreams alive, the Anaheim Ducks are fighting for first place...
  • 25 days ago
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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 2 at Avalanche 3 (OT)

Canucks Hockey Blog (Jocelyn Aspa) — And we were so optimistic after last night’s game, eh? But now, after the Canucks’ 3-2 OT loss to the Colorado Avalanche, and the Phoenix Coyotes’ win over the New Jersey Devils,...
  • 26 days ago
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Game Day Preview Canucks vs Avs: Don’t Worry, Booth’s Got This

Canucks Hockey Blog (Victoria Pattison Denault) —   Crazy Coach-Off Forget who will score first or who will get the first penalty – the big moment here is which coach will spaz out first? Both Avs coach Patrick Roy and our John Tortorella...
  • 27 days ago
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You Be The Judge: Nino Niederreiter’s “Good, Open Ice Hit” to the Head of Alex Burrows

Canucks Hockey Blog (J.J. Guerrero) — If you want to get your blood boiling early on a Thursday morning, watch the Minnesota feed of Nino Niederreiter’s elbow to the head of Alex Burrows. “Ridiculous call”, they say....
  • 27 days ago
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