Tag Archive | "Vancouver Canucks"

Canucks trade Del Zotto to Anaheim for Luke Schenn

Thursday, January 17, 2019

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The Canucks and Ducks have swapped a defenseman. Vancouver has acquired Luke Schenn and a 7th round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft from the Anaheim Ducks, in exchange for Michael Del Zotto. Schenn will report directly to the Utica Comets. TRADE ALERT – #Canucks have acquired Luke Schenn and a 7th round pick…

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Elias Pettersson exits game vs. Habs with lower-body injury

Thursday, January 3, 2019

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All of Vancouver is sending their prayers to their young Swedish phenom tonight. And most of the hockey world for that matter. 20-year-old Elias Pettersson suffered a lower-body injury Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens after getting tangled with fellow rookie Jesperi Kotkaniemi in the second period. Pettersson was in visible pain following the incident, but…

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Elias Pettersson records first career five-point game

Saturday, November 3, 2018

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Elias Pettersson is the real deal. The 19-year-old Swedish phenom put on an absolute clinic Friday evening against the Colorado Avalanche at Rogers Arena, racking up five points in a 7-6 overtime victory. The Swedish phenom netted a pair of goals, dished out three assists — including one in overtime — and drew the penalty…

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Elias Pettersson returns to Canucks lineup vs. Penguins

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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Elias Pettersson is back just in time for Hockey Night in Canada. The young Vancouver phenom returns to the lineup tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins after missing six games with a concussion. Coach Green confirms Boeser and Pettersson return, but Tanev will not play tonight. — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) October 27, 2018 Pettersson was dazzling…

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Mike Matheson suspended for incident with Elias Pettersson

Monday, October 15, 2018

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Florida Panthers blueliner Mike Matheson has been suspended for two games for interference and unsportsmanlike conduct against Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson. The incident occurred during the third period of Saturday’s game between the Panthers and Canucks in Florida. Pettersson went to retrieve the puck in the corner and was thrown to the ice by the much bigger…

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Elias Pettersson injured by Panthers’ Mike Matheson

Saturday, October 13, 2018

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Elias Pettersson is having a fantastic start to his NHL career. He’s now encountered his first road block. The 19-year-old was tossed to the ice by Panthers’ Mike Matheson during the third period of Saturday’s victory and was forced to leave the contest. Pettersson, who already scored his fifth goal of the season earlier in…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Vancouver Canucks

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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The Vancouver Canucks failed to win more than 31 games for the third straight year, missing the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons.  At the end of last season Daniel and Henrik Sedin announced that they would be retiring, so times are changing in Vancouver. The Canucks now turn to Brock Boeser and…

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Radim Vrbata retires after 16 NHL seasons

Monday, October 1, 2018

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Radim Vrbata is hanging up the skates. The 37-year-old forward announced his retirement as a professional hockey player on Monday through his agent, Rich Evans on Twitter. Longtime client Radim Vrbata announcing his retirement from the NHL today. Selected #212 overall in 1999, only 3 players from that draft class played more games and scored more…

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Veterans Gagner, Weise Placed on Waivers

Monday, October 1, 2018

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Sam Gagner and Dale Weise were both placed on waivers Monday as the Vancouver Canucks and Philadelphia Flyers finalized their respective rosters. Gagner struggled last season but was expected to start 2018-19 with Vancouver. He signed a three-year, $9.45-million contract on July 1, 2017 after registering 50 points with the Columbus Blue Jackets the year…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.7 — Noah Dobson

Sunday, June 3, 2018

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The Vancouver Canucks missed the playoffs for the third straight season and have not topped 31 wins in any of those seasons—ranking last in the NHL in Wins (92) and points (217) over that stretch. Despite the stretch of tough seasons and the Sedin Twins (Daniel and Henrik) announcing their retirement this year, the future…

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