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Overtime shift at fun factory for Canucks...

If all games were this much fun, the Vancouver Canucks could play in BC Place Stadium and start a new sellout streak. Their 3-2 overtime win Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens was eye candy for hockey fans conditioned to equate entertainment in the National...

 
 

Habs head home after sweet-and-sour...

The Montreal Canadiens received a taste of life in the West this week, and it was both sweet and sour.

 

Tortorella’s Canucks firing no surprise...

All sorts of good memories came flooding back for Dale Weise when he walked into Rogers Arena on Thursday morning. And one bad one. Weise, now a member of the Montreal Canadiens, couldn’t say enough nice things about his former Vancouver Canucks teammates...

 

Game Day: Canucks, Habs to vie for ...

Canada's best NHL team in the month of October? Right now, it's the Montreal Canadiens, followed by the Vancouver Canucks. They'll settle matters, or at least bragging rights, when they meet tonight at Rogers Arena.

 

Bonino’s no Kesler — or is he?

Nick Bonino has three goals and seven points in his first nine games as a Vancouver Canuck. Ryan Kesler has three goals and seven points in his first 10 games as an Anaheim Duck.

 
 

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Canucks make statement against Capitals, 4-2

It wasn’t a Pacific Division game. Wasn’t even a Western Conference game.

 

Canucks say their sellout streak is over

As market corrections go, it’s a small one.But sobering proof for the Vancouver Canucks that they are not bulletproof as a brand was the organization’s announcement Friday that its sellout...

 

Stamkos returns to form, and to Vancouver after gruesome injury (with video)

The most heartening news of the week for a Canadian hockey fan — though not a Canadiens hockey fan — might have come from the scoresheet of Monday night’s Montreal at Tampa Bay game.

 
 

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The Provies: Daniel spoils The Prince...

One of the narratives in the Canucks locker room post-game centred around how calm Ryan Miller played. Several pointed to the first goal, which looked like goalie interference.

 

Willes: Canucks got more than a goalie...

It’s interesting to note now that when Ryan Miller was signed this off-season, the move was not unanimously endorsed by the faithful.

 

Gallagher: Burrows hopes to not be ...

When Alex Burrows put his shoulder into the head of Alexei Emelin in the second period at Rogers Arena Thursday night, knocking the Montreal Canadiens defenceman out of the game temporarily, his teammates had virtually no reaction.

 

Gallagher: Miller outduels Price on...

Longtime NHL scout for the Detroit Red Wings Bruce Haralson was discussing the advantage in speed the Montreal Canadiens had clearly demonstrated over the Vancouver Canucks after the first period of Thursday night’s game at Rogers Arena.

 
 

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The elusive Luongo-Bozak trade

On the most basic level, the melodrama over Roberto Luongo and the trade that dare not speak its name comes down to a simple matter. The Vancouver Canucks have to fill their gaping hole at centre ice, ...

 

Rick Rypien's story far from over as Hockey Talks is launched

It's hard to think of this as a beautiful story or a story with a happy ending.

 

NHL players' nice-guy approach falling short

The first and essentially only sign of impatience from NHL players in the process of being milked of their cash by NHL owners came in Calgary this week when the Flames players decided not to participate...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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