Photos: Canucks practice at UBC

 

There won't be many more of these practice skates with the UBC Thunderbirds now that the NHL lockout is finally coming to an end. That's good for fans . .. but maybe not so much for the UBC players, who must have enjoyed sharing the ice with the Sedins & Co.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks' goalie Cory Schneider leaves the ice after an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.</div>
 

Vancouver Canucks' goalie Cory Schneider leaves the ice after an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.

Photograph by: Darryl Dyck, THE CANADIAN PRESS

 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks' goalie Cory Schneider leaves the ice after an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.</div>
Jannik Hansen  falls to the ice beside Andrew Alberts  during Vancouver Canucks skate at UBC in Vancouver, B.C., Jan 08, 2013.
Chris Higgins fixes Jannik Hansen's equipment during Vancouver Canucks skate at UBC in Vancouver, B.C., Jan 08, 2013.
Manny Malhotra rests during Vancouver Canucks skate at UBC in Vancouver, B.C., Jan 08, 2013.
Maxim Lapierre  stands between Henrik Sedin (L) and brother Daniel (R) during Vancouver Canucks skate at UBC in Vancouver, B.C., Jan 08, 2013.
Free agent defenceman Jim Vandermeer takes a break during an informal hockey practice with some Vancouver Canucks hockey players at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin, left, tries to keep the puck away from his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, during an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin, left, tries to keep the puck away from his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, during an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks' goalie Cory Schneider stretches at the start of an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks' goalie Cory Schneider takes a break during an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks' Jason Garrison, left, tries to stickhandle around Henrik Sedin, of Sweden, during an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin, right, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, skate during an informal hockey practice at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 8, 2013.
Vancouver Canuck Manny Malhotra, January 7th, during practice with the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canucks  captain Henrik Sedin shares a laugh with the bench, January 7th, during practice with the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canuck defenseman Jason Garrison talks with reporters, January 7th, after practice with a few teammates and the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canuck Kevin Bieksa talks with reporters, January 7th, after practice with the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Maxim LaPierre [L], Henrik Sedin and Dan Hamhuis [R] share a laugh, January 7th, as Daniel Sedin skates away after practice with the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canuck defenseman Jason Garrison practices, January 7th, with a few teammates and the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canuck Daniel Sedin, January 7th, during practice with the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canuck Maxim LaPierre, January 7th, during practice with the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canuck Manny Malhotra, January 7th, during practice with the UBC Thunderbirds at the Vancouver Universities arena.
Vancouver Canucks' Daniel Sedin, of Sweden, balances a puck on his stick as he leaves the ice after practicing with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds hockey team at UBC in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday January 7, 2013. The NHL is most likely to play a 48-game season after its new collective bargaining agreement is ratified.
Vancouver Canucks' captain Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel, both of Sweden, take a break during practice with members of the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds hockey team at UBC in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday January 7, 2013. The NHL is most likely to play a 48-game season after its new collective bargaining agreement is ratified.
Vancouver Canucks' captain Henrik Sedin, of Sweden, sits on the bench while practising with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds hockey team at UBC in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday January 7, 2013. The NHL is most likely to play a 48-game season after its new collective bargaining agreement is ratified.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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