SEATTLE (AP) — A Canadian company has applied for an exploratory gold and copper mining permit in the headwaters of the Skagit River, which flows from British Columbia and through northwest...
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.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — After failing to score on his first three tries in a shootout, Damon Severson came finally broke through for the New Jersey Devils.
Motte scores 2 as Canucks beat Rangers 4-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tyler Motte's teammates tried hard to help him get his first NHL hat trick. Instead he had to settle for his first career two-goal game.
South Africa beats France to win Vancouver Sevens title
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Defending series champion South Africa beat a resurgent France 21-12 in the final of the Vancouver Sevens on Sunday to claim its first title of the season in the...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Mark Stone had to wait a few weeks, but he finally scored his first goal for Vegas.
Dominant Friedrich wins 4-man bobsled world championship
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Germany's Francesco Friedrich completed his season sweep of bobsled championships by winning the four-man world title Saturday night.
Dukurs, Hermann win world championships in skeleton
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Martins Dukurs saved his best race for the last race of the season.
The Latvian veteran won the world championship for the sixth time Friday, his time over...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The lawyer for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei arrested in Canada on a U.S. extradition warrant said Wednesday that comments by President Donald...
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian man who was convicted last year of polygamy is selling property he owns in British Columbia, Canada, to repay creditors.
TORONTO (AP) — An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her...
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Olympic champion Mariama Jamanka added the world women's bobsled championship to her collection Sunday, leading a gold-silver finish for Germany.
Friedrich finishes off perfect 2-man bobsled season
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Francesco Friedrich's two-man bobsled season was perfect.
The German driving star won the world two-man championship Saturday night, teaming with Thorsten...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Darwin Quintero, Francisco Calvo and Romario Ibarra scored to help Minnesota United beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-2 on Saturday in the season opener for both...
Former Montana State QB Travis Lulay retires from CFL
SURREY, British Columbia (AP) — Travis Lulay, the former Montana State quarterback who led the B.C. Lions to the 2011 Grey Cup title, has retired.
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.
Lehner makes 36 saves, Islanders blank Canucks 4-0
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — New York Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner is more concerned about points for the standings than personal success.
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...
Striker Fredy Montero returning to Vancouver Whitecaps
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Colombian striker Fredy Montero has returned to Major League Soccer's Vancouver Whitecaps, agreeing to a two-year contract.
Sporting Lisbon in Portugal announced earlier Friday that it had released Montero.
Montero had 47 goals and 34 assists for the Seattle Sounders in 119 regular-season games from 2009-12. He had 13 goals and six assists in 33 regular-season games for the Whitecaps in 2017.
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."
Canadian leader appears with Washington governor
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — British Columbia Premier John Horgan appeared with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee in the Capitol as part of a visit to the state, even as weather forced the cancellation of other events planned by the pair.
Addressing reporters in Olympia Friday, they emphasized climate change and green economic development initiatives, which they described as a focus of the premier's visit.
Andre Boudrias, former Vancouver Canucks captain, dies at 75
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Andre Boudrias, the former Vancouver Canucks captain and Montreal Canadiens assistant general manager, has died. He was 75.
The Canadiens said Boudrias died Tuesday in Whistler. A cause of death wasn't given.
Woman fatally shot in Tacoma
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A woman was shot and killed in Tacoma and authorities later apprehended her boyfriend, who they say had fled to Canada.
KOMO reports police responded to a call about 4:15 a.m. Monday in the South Hill neighborhood.
Teravainen, Niederreiter lead Hurricanes over Canucks 5-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Alex Nedeljkovic's first NHL start could not have gone much better.
The young goalie made 24 saves and Nino Niederreiter scored twice as the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Nedeljkovic got called up this month when Curtis McElhinney sustained a lower-body injury. The 23-year-old netminder was 20-5-2 with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.
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.
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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.
Chiasson scores in shootout, Oilers outlast Canucks 3-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ken Hitchcock wants Oilers fans to brace for a wild ride.
Edmonton's coach thinks games will get tighter throughout the second half of the season and look more like his team's 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in a shootout Wednesday night.
Eriksson, Canucks deal Panthers 6th straight loss, 5-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks used their last game against the Florida Panthers as motivation for Sunday's rematch.
"We've got some bad blood with them," Vancouver defenseman Ben Hutton said. "Obviously, everyone knows that."
When the teams last met in October, Vancouver's star rookie Elias Pettersson was the victim of a controversial hit by Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson. No penalty was called and Pettersson ended up missing two weeks with a concussion.
Police arrest 5 at natural gas pipeline protest in Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) — Police arrested five people at a pipeline-related demonstration in downtown Seattle.
The protest was in support of the Wet'suwet'en Nation, a community in British Columbia, Canada, that is against allowing access to their land for a natural gas pipeline.
The Seattle Police Department says up to 100 protesters blocked a downtown street Friday afternoon.
Panik’s OT goal lifts Canucks past Coyotes 4-3
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes kept relinquishing one-goal leads, letting the Vancouver Canucks stick around.
Richard Panik gave the Coyotes one final advantage — and a victory.
Panik scored his second goal of the game with 50 seconds left in overtime to lift Arizona to a 4-3 victory on Thursday night.
Panik added an assist, and Nick Cousins and Conor Garland also scored for the Coyotes, who got 33 saves from Darcy Kuemper.
Operations suspended at Canada’s Mount Polly mine
WILLIAMS LAKE, British Columbia (AP) — Imperial Metals Corp. says it is suspending operations at its Mount Polley mine in south-central British Columbia due to declining copper prices.
The gold and copper mine was the site of a 2014 tailings dam collapse that was one of the largest environmental disasters in the province's history.
Finland wins world junior hockey title, beating US 3-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kaapo Kakko beat goalie Cayden Primeau on a backhander off a rebound with 1:26 left to give Finland its fifth world junior hockey title, 3-2 over the United States on Saturday night.
Kakko broke a tie after the United States rallied on goals by Alexander Chmelevski and Josh Norris in a 1:46 span midway through the third. Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 26 saves for Finland.
US advances to world junior hockey final, beating Russia 2-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Cayden Primeau made 35 saves, Oliver Wahlstrom and Alexander Chmelevski scored and the United States advanced to the world junior hockey final with a 2-1 victory over Russia on Friday.
"He's a pretty quiet guy, but he's a stone-cold killer!" U.S. defenseman Phil Kemp said about Primeau. "He's seeing beach balls out there, and we're grateful to have him in the cage."
Canada, Sweden fall in world junior quarterfinals
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada and Sweden tumbled out of the world junior hockey title chase in stunning quarterfinal collapses, while the United States and Russia advanced to the semifinals Wednesday night.
Canada fell 2-1 to Finland in overtime after giving up the tying goal in the final minute of regulation and missing a penalty shot early in the extra period. Earlier, Sweden dropped a 2-0 decision to Switzerland in Victoria.
US beats Finland 4-1 in world junior hockey
VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Northeastern's Tyler Madden scored twice and Jason Robertson had a goal and an assist as the United States closed out the preliminary round of the world junior hockey championship Monday night with a 4-1 win over Finland.
The Americans finished second in Group B behind unbeaten Sweden.
The U.S. will face the Czech Republic in the quarterfinal round. Russia plays Slovakia, Canada takes on Finland, and Sweden opposes Switzerland. Games resume Wednesday.
Russia beats Switzerland 7-4 in world junior hockey
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kirill Slepets broke a tie short-handed early in the third period and Russia added three more goals to beat Switzerland 7-4 on Sunday night in the world junior hockey championship.
Russia kept pace with Canada at 3-0 in round-robin play, setting up a showdown Monday night against the defending champion Canadians for the Group A title.
Sweden beats US 5-4 in OT, spoiling Americans’ comeback
VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Adam Boqvist scored at 3:51 of overtime to give Sweden a 5-4 victory over the United States on Saturday night in the world junior hockey championship after Ryan Phoehling scored twice in the final 37 seconds to force the extra period.
Farabee has natural hat trick, US beats Kazakhstan 8-2
VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Boston University freshman Joel Farabee had a natural hat trick in a 6:52 span of the first period and the United States beat Kazakhstan 8-2 on Friday night to improve to 2-0 in the world junior hockey championship.
Drafted 14th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers this year, Farabee gave the United States a 2-1 lead with a power-play strike at 5:13 and added goals at 8:53 and 12:05.
Canada beats Switzerland 3-2 in world junior hockey
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — MacKenzie Entwistle and Noah Dobson scored second-period goals and Canada held off Switzerland 3-2 on Thursday night in the world junior hockey championship to improve to 2-0 in Group A play.
A night after beating Denmark 14-0, the defending champion Canadians opened the scoring 36 seconds into the game on Cody Glass' goal.
US rallies to beat Slovakia in world junior opener
VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Mikey Anderson and Evan Barratt scored early in the third period and the United States rallied to beat Slovakia 2-1 on Wednesday night to open the World Junior Championship.
Kyle Keyser made 13 saves for the Americans, allowing only Marek Korencik's goal late in the second period at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Keyser stopped Andrej Kukuca on a penalty shot with 6:45 left to preserve the lead.
Scheifele, Brossoit lead Jets to 1-0 win over Canucks
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Laurent Brossoit's first career shutout happened in the right building.
Brossoit stopped 40 shots at Rogers Arena and Mark Scheifele scored with 1:32 left in the third period as the Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 Saturday night.
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.
Officials ID truckers killed after icy interstate crashes
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities in western Montana have released the names of two commercial truck drivers who died after a series of collisions on icy Interstate 90.
Mineral County Deputy Coroner Al Allard said Thursday that 32-year-old Jatinderpal Singh of Delta, British Columbia, Canada, died when his semi crashed into other semis that had wrecked just east of Superior in the pre-dawn hours on Wednesday.
Kucherov, Lightning beat Canucks 5-2 in fight-filled game
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Once all the fighting was finally done, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked up and found themselves in a familiar position: ahead on the scoreboard.
Nikita Kucherov had a goal and an assist to reach 50 points this season and lead the Lightning past the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Tuesday night.
A feisty Canucks squad kept pace with Tampa Bay in a heated game marked by a flurry of brawls, but couldn't overpower the top team in the NHL.
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.
Boeser leads Canucks to 5-1 win over slumping Flyers
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks coach Travis Green believes his team benefited from some lucky bounces against the slumping Philadelphia Flyers.
Brock Boeser had a goal and an assist to lead Vancouver to a 5-1 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night.
"It didn't feel like a 5-1 game by any means, but we'll take it for sure," Green said.
Vancouver went 3-8-3 in November, but have turned things around this month with a 4-2-1 start.
Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court granted bail Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States' request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three countries and complicated high-stakes U.S.-China trade talks.