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Sbisa’s love affair for B.C.’s beauty...

New Canucks defenceman Luca Sbisa is no stranger to Vancouver. He played here for Switzerland during the 2010 Winter Olympics and says he fell in love. Twice.First, the city of Vancouver wowed him and then he met his girlfriend, Lauren Anaka of Ladner.“It...

 

Iain MacIntyre: New Canuck Radim Vrbata...

Ever the good teammate, Daniel Sedin phoned Radim Vrbata a couple of days after the Vancouver Canucks signed the Czech winger on July 3, and they have spoken several times since then. Martin Hanzal’s name still hasn’t come up.

 

Little shine from young stars in Canucks...

The Young Stars rookie tournament turned into no stars for the Vancouver Canuck prospects.

 

It’s hip to be Hunter these days

PENTICTON — Shifty winger Hunter Shinkaruk was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks to score goals and create offence, which is precisely what he is doing at the Young Stars rookie tournament here in the South Okanagan. That is the best news, so far, for the...

 
 

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Cam Cole: NHL leadership more about a collective force than the mystique of the ‘C’

The Scarlet Letter, it turns out, is actually not scarlet at all. It’s blue on the Montreal Canadiens’ white away jerseys, and white on the home reds.

 

Dr. Sport: Retired broadcaster Tom Larscheid to be honoured

Tom Larscheid established himself early in his radio career as a take-no-prisoners Canucks’ broadcaster. In his role as colour commentator, he would steadfastly call the games as he saw them, often...

 

Daphne Bramham: A barbaric UFC spectacle demeans us all

There is no doubt that the men and women who enter the cage at mixed-martial arts events are superbly trained and conditioned athletes. They have to be to take that kind of punishment.

 
 

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Kuzma: The resurrection of Alex Edler...

First came the good love: the pat on the back and good-natured ribbing from Rick Bowness. Then came the tough love: the hard-edged bellowing and serious nature of Mike Sullivan. And now comes new assistant coach Doug Lidster, the former Vancouver Canucks blueliner...

 

Kuzma: New Canuck Ryan Miller is a ...

Ryan Miller has more on his mind than acclimating to a new team, a new goalie coach and a new mass of media. His wife, actress Noureen DeWulf, is due to deliver the couple’s first child in March and she’s also a cast member on Hockey Wives, a reality...

 

Talkin’ Canucks with Ben Kuzma: Kesler...

Kooz is back from vacation and he's ready to dive right into the Canucks story. There's more on Ryan Kesler, there's more re-imagining the Canucks brand and there's a holdout in Columbus. And what's coming for Alex Edler? It can't be any worse this year than ...

 

Which 'media guys' drove Ryan Kesler...

What makes one a "media guy" anyway?

 
 

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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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