A trade prior to the start of the season brought Derrick Pouliot to Vancouver. An injury to the club’s top blue liner, Alex Edler, presented a chance for the former Penguins prospect to get into the Canucks lineup. Through seven games, Pouliot’s confidence is beginning to grow with the Canucks, who have started to roll […]
The Vancouver Canucks achieved their offseason objectives, and now they’re reaping the rewards. Without the cornerstone piece to distract from the dismal process of turning over talent bit by bit, reassurances for the Vancouver Canucks must come from the decisions within their control. Now one month in, a season believed to be squandered from the […]
As the NHL finishes up the first month of the season, the big surprises are two teams who most felt would be at the bottom of the standings and not near the top. Once again, the Vegas Golden Knights and the Vancouver Canucks are near the top of the standings
There was only one game on Sunday as the Vancouver Canucks saw Little Caesars Arena for the first time as they took on the Detroit Red Wings. There was great news out of New Jersey as Brian Boyle practiced with the Devils for the first time in the regular season. Boyle was diagnosed with chronic […]
The Detroit Red Wings got off to a terrific start in 2017-18, as they were able to collect victories in four of their first five games of the season. The Red Wings have now dropped four games in a row to Tampa Bay, Toronto, Washington and Vancouver. After Sunday night’s loss to the Canucks, head […]
The glory days are long gone for the Detroit Red Wings and Vancouver Canucks, but the link to that bygone era for both teams is that their best players then remain their best players now. When the Wings won their most recent Stanley Cup in 2007-08, it was Henrik Zetterberg leading the way, winning the […]
There are only a few teams worse off in the standings than the Buffalo Sabres. Arizona has yet to win a game in the 2017-18 season while Montreal’s offense continues to stall with no signs of hope. As for the Sabres, who rank as the NHL’s third-worst team in the league with just one win […]
Vancouver actually scored the first goal of the game, but then the Bruins exploded for the next four goals in the first period including three power play goals courtesy of a five minute major boarding penalty on Erik Gudbranson.
David Krejci exited Thursday night's 6-3 win over the Canucks with an upper body injury after scoring a power play goal, and Adam McQuaid also had to leave the game after dropping to one knee to block a shot with his right leg. "He blocked a shot, so he'll get evaluated tonight or tomorrow.
Another serious injury has hit the Bruins in the first few weeks of the season. Adam McQuaid's right leg is broken, he'll have surgery Monday and he'll miss some significant time after he blocked a shot that knocked him out of the Thursday night victory over the Vancouver Canucks. The rugged, stay-at-home defenseman took multiple […]
Patrice Bergeron made his season debut for Boston and showed no lingering effects from offseason surgery, finishing with a goal and three assists in the Bruins' 6-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. ''I was ready to go,'' said Bergeron, who missed the first five games of the season while still recovering from […]
The Boston Bruins power play made Erik Gudbranson and the Vancouver Canucks pay with three goals during the major for his hit on Frank Vatrano, but the NHL might decide to go further. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety confirmed that Gudbranson