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Looking Back: Three Canucks Who Needed A Stellar Season to Silence Critics

Boy, there were some wildly different results for these three Canucks. Back in September, I singled out three Canucks who needed to have a good season in order to silence the critics. All three of these players signed new contracts last season, and the pressure was on them to elevate their game. Two of these players are supposed  to be key cogs for the Canucks moving forward while...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

WATCH: Gotta See It: Markstrom foils Oilers with two brilliant glove saves

Watch as Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom makes two brilliant saves against the Edmonton Oilers.
Via SportsNetCanada
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jacob Markstrom makes a save with his bare hand

If there is one thing you hear over and over again in hockey, it has to be that the players are as tough as nails. That is all well and good but you get to a point where you are tired of hearing about it. You feel like you have seen everything the sport has to offer and you don’t think they can show you how much tougher they can be. Jacob Markstrom decided recently that he had...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Canucks' goalie Jacob Markstrom makes audacious barehanded save

Being goalie is tough. It's a lot tougher when you don't have all of your equipment. That didn't stop Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom from making this save in Monday's Vancouver-Winnipeg game. After a scrum in front of the net, Markstrom lost both his blocker and stick. But when Alexander Burmistrov put a shot on net, Markstrom lunged for it with his barehand. Markstrom ended up allowing...
Via Fox Sports
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Hamhuis, Markstrom lead Canucks past Sharks 4-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Just when it seemed as if Vancouver would have another third-period collapse against San Jose, Dan Hamhuis and Jacob Markstrom rescued the Canucks. Hamhuis scored Vancouver's third power-play goal midway through the third period just minutes after Markstrom preserved a tie with a brilliant glove save that helped the Canucks beat the Sharks 4-2 on Saturday...
Via Associated Press
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Jacob Markstrom Makes Pad Save At Crucial Time Against Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins had a golden opportunity to get back in the game Thursday against the Canucks, but Vancouver goalie Jacob Markstrom was there to put an end to it. Zdeno Chara set up Loui Eriksson near the crease on a beautiful pass, but Markstrom got just enough of his pad on Eriksson’s shot to make the save in the Canucks’ 4-2 win. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards...
Via NESN.com
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Markstrom makes 26 saves to help Canucks beat Lightning 2-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Daniel Sedin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, Jacob Markstrom made 26 saves and the road-weary Vancouver Canucks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Tuesday night. Sven Baertschi also scored for the Canucks, who finished their road trip 2-3-1. Vancouver, which had one power play, allowed just one goal on 10 short-handed opportunities. Tampa Bay got...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports a mixed bag on Markstrom injury

The Canucks seem to have lost their backup goalie for the time being, but it appears nobody knows exactly how much time Jacob Markstrom will miss. In a season that was supposed to be Markstrom's initiation into the NHL goaltending world, the 25-year-old is off to a rough start with a lower-body injury right out of the gate. SportsNet's John Shannon issued conflicting reports Thursday...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks think they’ll get a “fairly high draft pick” for Lack or Markstrom

The Vancouver Canucks are looking to trade away one of their goaltenders. With Ryan Miller apparently holding down the starting job, the Canucks believe they can part ways with either Eddie Lack or Jacob Markstrom. In return, the club believes they’ll receive a “fairly high draft pick” for either goalie. This news comes straight from Canucks GM Jim Benning, who spoke with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks News: Jacob Markstrom Has Been Waived, Assigned to Utica

Jacob Markstrom was waived by the Vancouver Canucks yesterday and according to ESPN's Pierre LeBrun cleared waivers this morning. He's just 24 years old. #479896501 / gettyimages.com Being that no other team claimed Markstrom, he will have to report to the Canucks' AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets.Pierre McGuire reported that as many as four teams had interest in the young Swedish...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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