Photos: Remembering Vancouver Canuck Rick Rypien

 

A gallery featuring the late forward Rick Rypien during his years as a Canuck on the anniversary of his death.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Rick Rypien sports a cut eye during the game against the Ottawa Senators at General Motors Place on March 13, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.</div>
 

Rick Rypien sports a cut eye during the game against the Ottawa Senators at General Motors Place on March 13, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Photograph by: Jeff Vinnick, NHLI via Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Rick Rypien sports a cut eye during the game against the Ottawa Senators at General Motors Place on March 13, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.</div>
Vancouver Canucks Rick Rypien sends Calgary Flames Mark Giordano flying in first pre-season game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver,  B.C., on September 21, 2010.
Rick Rypien walks onto the ice in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs at General Motors Place on April 17, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
A bloodied Rick Rypien #37 of the Vancouver Canucks skates to the bench after a fight in his game against the Calgary Flames at General Motors Place on January 9, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Vancouver Canucks' centre Rick Rypien (37) fights with  Atlanta Thrashers' defenceman Boris Malabik (5)  during third period NHL action at GM Place  in Vancouver, BC, December 10, 2009.
Lars Eller #81 of the Montreal Canadiens battles for the puck with Rick Rypien #37 of the Vancouver Canucks during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on November 9, 2010 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Rick Rypien of the Vancouver Canucks gets ready for a face-off during the game against the Colorado Avalanche at General Motors Place on April 6, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Colorado won 4-3 in a shootout.
Rick Rypien congratulates teammate Roberto Luongo after their win over the Calgary Flames during their game at General Motors Place on April 7, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  The Canucks won 4-1.
Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators takes a punch to the head from Rick Rypien #37 of the Vancouver Canucks during a game at Scotiabank Place on November 11, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  The Vancouver Canucks defeated the Ottawa Senators 6-2. (Photo by /Getty Images)
Rick Rypien skates up ice during the game against the Detroit Red Wings at General Motors Place on March 20, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Detroit won 4-3.
Vancouver Canucks arrive at Vancouver Airport to leave for a string of out of town games, this is Rick Rypien.
Rick Rypien takes in the action in Vancouver on September 8, 2009.  Players from the Vancouver Canucks practiced at UBC.
Vancouver Canucks Rick Rypien (left) collides with Detroit Red Wings Justin Abdelkader (right) during the second period of an NHL regular season game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver November 6, 2010.
Linesman Don Henderson #91 restrains Rick Rypien #37 of the Vancouver Canucks as he attempts to fight near the Minnesota Wild bench during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on October 19, 2010 in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Vancouver Canucks Rick Rypien vs Edmonton Oilers in NHL hockey Wednesday night at GM Place in Vancouver Dec. 21, 2005.
Rick Rypien of the Vancouver Canucks looks on from the bench during their game against the Calgary Flames at General Motors Place on April 10, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Canucks defeated the Flames 7-3.
Suspended for six games for fighting with a fan, Rick Rypien, at practice at Rogers arena in Vancouver, B.C. on October, 25, 2010.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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