Canucks' Ryan Kesler declares 'hopefully I can stay'

After a sensational week, things were eerily quiet Tuesday around the Vancouver Canucks as new president of hockey operations Trevor Linden continued exit interviews with players. Soon Linden will get back to head coach John Tortorella and his future with the National Hockey League team. Eventually, he’ll have to get to what Tortorella said Monday in his bombshell press conference...
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Canucks Extinguish Flames in Finale; Locker Clean-Up

The season finale began on a high note when former Canucks player, coach, and general manager Pat Quinn was inducted into the Canucks Ring of Honour.  Quinn is the fifth inductee to the Canucks Ring of Honour and is one of the most recognizable icons in Vancouver Canucks history.  After Quinn's induction, the game was on between bitter rivals Calgary and Vancouver.  The Canucks...
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Canucks down Flames 5-1 but lose Daniel Sedin

It has been that kind of season for the Vancouver Canucks. Even when things go right, they go wrong. Daniel Sedin scored two goals for the first time in more than a year Sunday night, but then was carted off the ice on a stretcher after a hit from behind late in the second period of Vancouver’s season-ending 5-1 win over the Calgary Flames. And his injury only served to inflame...
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Canucks’ Ryan Stanton Checked Into Open Door On Flames Bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Stanton was checked through an open door on Sunday night against the Calgary Flames. You can tell how dangerous of a play this was because of how the Flames players reacted. aww they’re all genuinely concerned — Steph (@myregularface) April 14, 2014 [@myregularface] The post Canucks’ Ryan Stanton Checked Into Open Door...
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Canucks’ Daniel Sedin Stretchered Off After Bad Hit From Behind

The Vancouver Canucks have had a terrible year and it only got worse on the last night of the season when Daniel Sedin was crushed from behind by Calgary Flames defenseman Paul Byron. It’s tough to see when things like this happen and hopefully Daniel will be okay. VIDEO: Scary moment – Daniel Sedin gets hit from behind and leaves on a stretcher. #TSN...
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Daniel Sedin injured in Canucks-Flames game, taken to hospital

Update: It sounds like Daniel Sedin will spend the night at Vancouver General Hospital... Very scary stuff in Vancouver. From @myregularface on Twitter, Daniel Sedin got banged-up in a bad way in the Canucks' regular-season finale against Calgary on Sunday evening (the third period is underway as I file this entry)... Here is the hit that has severely injured Sedin...
Via Kukla's Korner
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WATCH: Daniel Sedin leaves ice on stretcher after brutal hit

Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin was taken off the ice on a stretcher during the second period of Sunday’s game after Calgary Flames forward Paul Byron hit him from behind along the boards. Sedin’s head went into the glass and he quickly fell to the ice. The Canucks winger laid on the ice for several minutes without much movement while medical personnel placed him...
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Smacked in Oil Country; Flames/Canucks; Pat Quinn ROH

If you dare to watch the highlights: It was a night full of tears and celebration.  Legendary Oiler Ryan Smyth played his final NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.  The night was focused around his retirement and all of his hockey related accomplishments.  On the Vancouver side, this game provided an opportunity for some of the young guys to crack the...
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Where do the Vancouver Canucks Go From Here?

By Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) The Canucks’ firing of Mike Gillis on Tuesday was not entirely unpredictable. Slightly more perplexing is the notion that the Canucks somehow did what they did because of backlash from their fans; Gillis was certainly not the league’s most incompetent front office czar, but his termination was less about fan relations than the fact that Gillis lost...
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Trevor Linden handed keys to Canucks kingdom as new president

If Vancouver Canuck head coach John Tortorella senses an axe being sharpened for his neck, he wasn't letting on Wednesday. Tortorella faces the inevitable review from the team's new president of hockey operations, Trevor Linden, and it should be an interesting one. The Canucks are out of the playoffs, most of their top players have badly under-performed and their power play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Linden Brought In To Fix The Canucks And Sell Season-Tickets

from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of Yahoo, The Vancouver Canucks made two moves Wednesday: One, they introduced Trevor Linden, the most popular player in franchise history, as the new president of hockey operations. Two, they extended the season-ticket renewal deadline until after the draft and free agency period. “We’re trying to sell tickets,” said chairman Franceso Aquilini...
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Canucks Hire Ex-Player Trevor Linden As President Of Hockey Operations

Just one day after firing team president and general manager Mike Gillis, the Vancouver Canucks have named former player Trevor Linden as their president of hockey operations and alternate governor. Linden played for the Canucks for 16 seasons, including seven as team captain. “Today is a real honor,” Linden said in a press release. “I came to Vancouver 26 years ago, and...
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Trevor Linden Named President Of Hockey Operations For The Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC –- The Vancouver Canucks announced today that Trevor Linden has been named President, Hockey Operations and Alternate Governor, NHL. Linden returns to lead the team that he played on for 16 seasons, including seven as team captain. In his role, Linden will be responsible for all hockey operations, including the coaching and scouting staffs, player procurement and...
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Canucks Report:The puppeteers Aquilini cut the strings to the puppet

The Vancouver Canucks have fired team president and general manager Mike Gilles with three games left in the season after the club was eliminated from contention for the Stanley Cup playoffs.Wikimedia.orgThe fans chanting for Gillis to be fired late in the third period of the Canucks game the other night may have moved up the timetable of the inevitable, but played no part in the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks fire GM Mike Gillis

The Vancouver Canucks announced Tuesday that Mike Gillis has been relieved of his duties as president and general manager. “On behalf of my entire family, I would like to sincerely thank Mike Gillis for his hard work and the many contributions he made on and off the ice during his tenure,” said Francesco Aquilini, Chairman, Canucks Sports & Entertainment. “The Vancouver...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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