San Jose visits Vancouver for division matchup
San Jose Sharks (44-26-9, second in the Pacific Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (34-35-10, fifth in the Pacific Division)
Canucks take on the Kings on 3-game skid
Los Angeles Kings (28-40-8, eighth in the Pacific Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (32-35-10, sixth in the Pacific Division)
Steel records 1st hat trick as Ducks beat Canucks 5-4
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Bo Horvat wanted to see three solid periods of play from his Vancouver Canucks teammates.
Instead, the center was frustrated as the Canucks dropped their...
Anaheim plays Vancouver for division battle
Anaheim Ducks (31-36-10, seventh in the Pacific Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (32-34-10, sixth in the Pacific Division)
Horvat leads Canucks to 7-4 win over Senators
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Getting some bounces on the power play helped get the Vancouver Canucks back into the NHL playoff picture.
Horvat scores in overtime as Canucks beat Blackhawks 3-2
CHICAGO (AP) — All it took was 16 extra seconds and one fancy passing sequence with Bo Horvat and Alexander Edler.
Vancouver is headed home with a little momentum after a pair of solid...
Markstrom gets 1st shutout of season, Canucks top Ducks 4-0
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Bo Horvat's nerves were frayed in the final seconds of Vancouver's 4-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night.
Galchenyuk lifts Coyotes over Canucks in overtime
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Alex Galchenyuk took the puck behind the goal and had to make a choice: Which way to come out?
With goalie Jacob Markstrom was leaning one way, Galchenyuk...
Kane scores twice, Sharks rout Canucks 7-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The San Jose Sharks took no pity on teenager Mike DiPietro making his NHL debut in the nets for the Vancouver Canucks.
Evander Kane scored twice, leading the Sharks to a 7-2 rout of the Canucks on Monday night.
The victory moves San Jose into first place in the Western Conference and extends the Sharks' winning streak to six games.
Timo Meier, Melker Karlsson, Tomas Hertl, Kevin Lebanc and Joe Pavelski also scored for the Sharks. Martin Jones had 25 saves.
Pettersson scores in shootout, Canucks best Flames 4-3
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat credited veteran goalie Jacob Markstrom with Saturday's win over the Calgary Flames.
Markstrom stopped 44 of 47 shots and put up three more saves in the shootout, leading Vancouver to a 4-3 victory over the Flames.
"We couldn't have done it without Marky tonight," Horvat said. "He was absolutely sensational, made key saves at unbelievable times of the hockey game and he was a stud in the shootout again. So big credit to him."
Pettersson scores in return from injury; Canucks beat Wings
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson was hard on himself after his first game back from a knee injury. His coach was more forgiving.
Pettersson had a goal and an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday.
"I felt I lost the puck a few times, made some bad decisions, some turnovers. But I've just got to play it simple," Pettersson said.
Demko makes 36 saves for Canucks in 4-3 win over Sabres
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Thatcher Demko was nervous before stepping on the ice.
It sure didn't show.
The 23-year-old goalie made 36 saves in his second NHL game, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
"An opportunity for me," Demko said. "I'm just really excited and wanted to make the most of it."
Alex Edler, Sven Baertschi, Brock Boeser and Loui Eriksson scored for Vancouver. Bo Horvat had two assists.
Horvat, Canucks beat Blues 5-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jacob Markstrom turned in another solid start Thursday night, and then moved on.
"There's another game in two days, that's what I'm focusing about," he said.
Markstrom made 29 saves to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
Bo Horvat and Jake Virtanen each had a goal and an assist for Vancouver (17-17-4), which has won three of four. Adam Gaudette, Josh Leivo and Loui Eriksson also scored.
Boeser’s 3-point game leads Canucks past Oilers 4-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Bo Horvat says the Vancouver Canucks knew the power-play points would come eventually.
"We have a lot of sharp shooters out there and a lot of guys who can put the puck in the net, so it was just a matter of time before they started flooding in," Horvat said.
Brock Boeser had three power-play points and the Canucks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 Sunday night.
Sissons scores OT winner as Predators beat Canucks 4-3
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leading by two late in the third period, the Nashville Predators nearly let this one get away.
Colton Sissons made sure that didn't happen.
After the Predators allowed a pair of goals in the final 4:05 of regulation, Sissons scored 3:05 into overtime to give them a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.
Boeser’s hat trick leads Canucks over Blues 6-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brock Boeser didn't need much help during a breakout 2017-18 season. Now he's getting plenty from another star rookie in Elias Pettersson.
Boeser scored his second career hat trick, Pettersson had a goal and four assists and the Vancouver Canucks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-1 on Sunday.
Pettersson nets penalty shot, Canucks beat Predators 5-3
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Chalk up another first for Elias Pettersson.
The rookie sensation scored on his initial NHL penalty shot and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
Pettersson made it look easy, snaking his way across the ice, making a couple of dekes, then slipping the puck past the toe of Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne to give Vancouver a 4-1 lead late in the second period.
Radulov scores go-ahead goal, Stars edge struggling Canucks
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The slumping Canucks held the Stars scoreless for 50 minutes but couldn't close it out.
Alex Radulov scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period as the Dallas edged Vancouver 2-1 on Saturday.
Jamie Benn also scored midway through the third for the Stars, who are 3-1-1 in their last five games.
Ben Bishop made 24 saves in his first start since returning from a lower-body injury that kept him sidelined for five games.
Canucks beat Bruins 8-5 for 5th straight win
BOSTON (AP) — Bo Horvat had two goals and two assists and the Vancouver Canucks extended their winning streak to five games with an 8-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Loui Eriksson added two goals and an assist and spurred a five-goal outbust in the second period. Ben Hutton and Erik Gudbranson each had a goal and an assist, and Antoine Roussel and Jake Virtanen added goals for the Canucks. They have scored 26 goals in the last five games.
Horvat, Eriksson each score twice, Canucks top Bruins 8-5
BOSTON (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks keep on showing that they are the surprise of the Western Conference.
Bo Horvat had two goals and two assists and the Canucks extended their winning streak to five games with an 8-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Larkin’s shootout goal gives Red Wings 3-2 win over Canucks
DETROIT (AP) — Down by two in the second period and still looking for their first goal of the night, the Detroit Red Wings simply kept competing.
That perseverance paid off with a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks when Dylan Larkin scored the only goal in a shootout Tuesday.
Pouliot caps Pettersson’s big night, Canucks beat Avs in OT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson's teammates couldn't quite find the words to describe how the rookie played on Friday night.
The 19-year-old had two goals and three assists, scoring the tying goal in the final minute of regulation and then setting up Derrick Pouliot's winner late in overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 7-6 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
"Wow," Vancouver's Bo Horvat said when asked about Pettersson's performance.
Granlund scores in shootout, Canucks beat Golden Knights 3-2
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks celebrated their annual Father's Trip with a victory in Las Vegas.
Markus Granlund scored in the shootout and the Canucks rejoiced on their special night on the Las Vegas Strip after defeating the Golden Knights 3-2 Wednesday night.
"It was a gutty performance by a lot of our guys tonight," Vancouver coach Travis Green said. "I like how our guys responded and gutted it out. The guys played hard tonight."
Horvat scores in overtime, Canucks top Bruins 2-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green wanted his two top forwards off the ice for a line change. Bo Horvat and Brock Boeser didn't listen, and Green was glad.
The pair teamed up to score the game-winning goal in overtime.
Horvat scored at 3:12 of the extra period, off an assist from Boeser, and the Canucks edged the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Saturday night.
"(I was) screaming at them to change then telling them great job after the goal," Green said.
Laine, Little score power-play goals, Jets top Canucks 4-1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Dustin Byfuglien returned to the Winnipeg lineup and helped carry the Jets to a victory.
The defenseman had a goal and two assists in a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night after missing the previous two games with an upper-body injury.
"I thought we put together a decent game," said Byfuglien, who had his first goal of the season. "It's nice to be back and we got our two points."
Horvat’s goal in 3rd period lifts Canucks past Panthers 3-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Bo Horvat came through with the winning goal on a milestone night.
Horvat, playing in his 300th NHL game, scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
"I think that was the icing on top," Horvat said. "The win feels that much better."
Canucks player says team has ‘Fortnite’ ban for season
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A day after Vancouver forward Bo Horvat said the Canucks have instituted a Fortnite ban for the upcoming season, there was talk in NHL arenas about whether it is fair to blame the popular online game for performance on the ice.
Winnipeg star Patrik Laine, who plays and enjoys the game, suggested the Canucks needed a scapegoat.
Canucks beat Blackhawks 5-2, stop 7-game slide
CHICAGO (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks have struggled to score since rookie Brock Boeser was shelved by a back injury.
They got some help Thursday night from an unlikely source.
Alexander Edler scored twice in his fourth career multigoal game, and the Canucks stopped a seven-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the sliding Chicago Blackhawks.
Meier scores winner as Sharks beat Canucks 5-3
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The San Jose Sharks were able to pull out a win despite struggling to shake the Vancouver Canucks.
Timo Meier's second goal of the game snapped a third-period tie and the Sharks won 5-3 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Logan Couture and Kevin Labanc each had a goal and an assist, and Tomas Hertl scored into an empty net with 25 seconds remaining for the Sharks, who are 7-2-0 in their last nine games.
Baertschi lifts Canucks over Avalanche 4-3 in OT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Sven Baertschi fired in a picture-perfect shot under pressure.
The Swiss forward scored 1:07 into overtime Tuesday night, ripping his 11th goal of the season shortside over Jonathan Bernier's glove to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.
"I didn't know I had that in my bag, to be honest," Baertschi said. "In overtime, it can go both ways. But I thought we really deserved it tonight."
Eriksson, Boeser lead way as Canucks thump Kings 6-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hammered from behind on a cross-check that set up a 5-on-3 power play, Vancouver Canucks rookie Brock Boeser waited patiently on the bench to get back in the action.
It took him precisely 12 seconds to exact his revenge.
Boeser scored twice in the second period — including on that two-man advantage — and the Canucks cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Haula gets winner as Golden Knights beat Canucks 5-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Two nights after finally looking like an expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights got back to what's made them successful early in their first season — outworking opponents.
Erik Haula scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday night.
Baertschi, Canucks send LA Kings to 3rd straight loss, 3-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks gave up a goal on their opponents' opening shot for the second straight game, and they trailed 2-0 just 3:14 in at Staples Center.
That sour start just made the rally even sweeter as they surged past the slumping Los Angeles Kings.
Sven Baertschi scored the tiebreaking goal on a power play early in the third period and the Canucks wrapped up a four-game trip by sending the Kings to their third consecutive loss, 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Henrik Sedin scores first of season, Canucks top Flames 5-3
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Henrik Sedin scored for the first time this season 38 seconds after Bo Horvat's tiebreaking goal, lifting the Vancouver Canucks over the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Horvat scored 4:12 into the third on a power play when he swatted in a centering pass from Ben Hutton. Shortly after, former Canucks defenseman Matt Bartkowski got caught flat-footed in the neutral zone, enabling Henrik and Daniel Sedin to break in dangerously, with Daniel setting up Henrik.
Boeser gets hat trick as Canucks beat Penguins 4-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brock Boeser made all the right plays for Jacob Markstrom and the Vancouver Canucks, except for one.
Boeser had three goals and an assist, leading the Canucks to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
It was Boeser's first career hat trick. Bo Horvat had a goal and three assists for Vancouver (7-4-2), and Sven Baertschi also had three assists.
Schneider stops 37 shots, Devils beat Canucks 2-0
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks are probably glad they traded Cory Schneider to an Eastern Conference team.
Schneider made 37 saves for his first shutout this season and the 24th of his career as the New Jersey Devils defeated Vancouver 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Schneider stops 37 shots, Devils beat Canucks 2-0
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Cory Schneider made 37 saves for his first shutout of the season and 24th of his career, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.
Jimmy Hayes and Drew Stafford also scored to help the Metropolitan Division-leading Devils win for the ninth time in 11 games this season. New Jersey has won three straight and remains the NHL's only team with a perfect road record (5-0-0).
Baertschi leads Canucks past Capitals for 4th straight win
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Teams coming off long road trips often find it hard to get going in their first game back home.
The Vancouver Canucks made it clear early on Thursday that wasn't going to apply in this case.
Sven Baertschi had two goals and an assist to lead the Canucks to their fourth straight win, 6-2 over the Washington Capitals.