VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning team that just flamed out in the first round of the playoffs is dotted with former New York Rangers who played in the 2014 Stanley Cup...
Flyers hire Alain Vigneault as head coach
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as head coach, hoping the veteran can help lead them to their first Stanley Cup since 1975.
Binnington helps Blues beat Canucks 3-2 in shootout
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington is not ready for his whirlwind rookie season to come to an end.
Binnington stopped both shots he faced in the shootout, and the St. Louis Blues remained in...
Vancouver Canucks (35-36-10, fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (44-28-9, third in the Central Division)
Predators rally with 2 late goals, beat Canucks 3-2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Johansen can't wait to watch the Nashville Predators' big play again.
Not his goal that preserved Nashville's hopes of repeating as Central Division champs. No,...
Nashville takes on conference foe Vancouver
Vancouver Canucks (35-35-10, fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. Nashville Predators (45-29-6, second in the Central Division)
Canucks topple struggling Sharks 4-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tanner Pearson is experienced when it comes to replay reviews.
"It's how I scored my first NHL goal, under review. I've been there multiple times before,"...
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)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks' playoff dreams were dashed Friday night. That doesn't mean they're packing it in during the final few games of the season.
Vancouver takes on conference foe Dallas
Dallas Stars (41-31-6, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (33-35-10, sixth 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)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois happily shed one of the longest scoreless slumps of his career.
Dubois had a goal and an assist and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky returned...
Giordano leads Flames past Canucks 3-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Mark Giordano is having the type of season that has impressed his teammates on a nightly basis.
He was at it again Saturday night, with a goal and two...
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.
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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.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Mark Stone had to wait a few weeks, but he finally scored his first goal for Vegas.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers haven't given up on making the playoffs.
Connor McDavid had two assists, Mikko Koskinen stopped 35 shots and the Oilers kept up their postseason...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gerard Gallant believes his Vegas Golden Knights are playing their best hockey of the season.
After back-to-back shutouts, 15-year veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury...
Soderberg scores winner in shootout, Avs beat Canucks 3-2
DENVER (AP) — The low-key Carl Soderberg was thinking one overriding thought on his shootout attempt.
"A great opportunity to get the game done," he said.
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...
Pavelski’s 31st goal helps Sharks top Canucks 3-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Pavelski was in the right place at the right time at a big moment for the San Jose Sharks.
Pavelski snapped a tie 13:06 into the third period, helping San Jose top the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Saturday night.
Pavelski, Logan Couture and Timo Meier each had a goal and an assist as the Sharks won for the seventh time in eight games. Martin Jones stopped 31 shots.
Canucks rally to beat Kings 4-3, end road losing streak at 4
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Battered, bruised and playing on the second night of a back-to-back, it would have been understandable if the youthful Vancouver Canucks gave up ground in their surprising playoff push.
Instead, the Canucks found a way to beat the Los Angeles Kings.
Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser scored in a shootout after Adam Gaudette tied it up with 1:38 remaining in the third period to give the Canucks a 4-3 win over the Kings on Thursday night.
Ducks top Canucks 1-0 in Murray’s debut to end losing streak
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A fresh start was exactly what the Anaheim Ducks needed.
Kevin Boyle made 35 saves in his first career start and the Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 Wednesday night in general manager Bob Murray's first game as interim coach.
Jakob Silfverberg scored to help Anaheim end a seven-game losing streak, a skid which prompted Murray to fire coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday and take over for the rest of the season.
Boyle gets shutout, Ducks top Canucks 1-0 in Murray’s debut
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Boyle made 35 saves in his first career start and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 Wednesday night in general manager Bob Murray's first game as interim coach.
Jakob Silfverberg scored to help the Ducks end a seven-game losing streak, a skid which prompted Murray to fire coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday and take over for the rest of the season.
Jacob Markstrom made 21 saves for the Canucks, who have lost four straight road games.
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."
Rangers celebrate 25-year anniversary of 1994 championship
NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment Mark Messier came to the New York Rangers in 1991, he knew he was expected to lead the team to its first Stanley Cup championship in more than 50 years.
"There was no escaping the pressure of 1940," Messier said about the last year the Rangers had won the Cup. "Coming here and understanding what the Original Six franchise was and this history, there was no escaping it. The pressure was real, from the fans, the organization."
Toews OT goal sends Blackhawks past Canucks to 6th straight
CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews joked he was out of gas. He had at least one terrific play left in the tank.
Toews scored 3:21 into overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Thursday night for their season-high sixth straight win.
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.
Ovechkin passes Fedorov for Russian scoring record in NHL
WASHINGTON (AP) — With an assist on Tuesday night, Alex Ovechkin passed Sergei Fedorov as the top-scoring Russian player in NHL history.
The Washington Capitals captain picked up his 1,180th point on T.J. Oshie's goal that opened the scoring in a 3-2 victory against the Vancouver Canucks. Ovechkin broke the record in his 1,055th game, 193 games fewer than Fedorov played.
Oshie dominant as Capitals beat Canucks 3-2
WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie put in the work to help Alex Ovechkin set another record and get the defending Stanley Cup champions back on track.
Oshie scored his 16th goal of the season as part of a dominant performance, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and stopped a penalty shot and the Washington Capitals beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 Tuesday night in Jay Beagle's return to his old home arena.
Canucks defenseman Edler sidelined by concussion
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler avoided long-term injury from hitting his head on the ice but will be out at least a week with a concussion.
Coach Travis Green said Tuesday that X-rays revealed no facial fractures. Edler was released from the hospital and headed back to Vancouver.
Edler will miss at least three games, but the Canucks are glad it wasn't worse.
Flyers beat Canucks 2-1, notch 8th straight victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart made 41 saves, Sean Couturier and Jakub Voracek scored, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
The Flyers pulled within five points of a playoff spot after having the NHL's worst record on Jan. 9 — they were 14 points out of a postseason berth during the All-Star break just over a week ago. Philadelphia also became the first NHL expansion club to reach 2,000 victories
Hart dives, saves Flyers to get 8th straight victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart's incredible stop saved the game and the Flyers' winning streak.
Hart turned away 41 shots — including a stellar right arm save late in the third period — Sean Couturier and Jakub Voracek scored, and Philadelphia beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Monday night for its eighth straight victory.
Canucks’ Edler bloodied, carted off after face-first fall
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler was taken for X-rays after being bloodied and carted off on a stretcher during a game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.
Roussel, Virtanen lead Canucks to 5-1 win over Avalanche
DENVER (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks were refreshed after a nine-day break. The Colorado Avalanche looked like the same team that stumbled into its hiatus.
Jake Virtanen and Antoine Roussel each had a goal and an assist as the Canucks raced to an early lead and defeated Colorado 5-1 Saturday night.
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.
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.
Ducks acquire Del Zotto from Canucks for Schenn
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have acquired defenseman Michael Del Zotto from the Vancouver Canucks for defenseman Luke Schenn and a 2020 seventh-round draft pick.
The teams announced the trade Wednesday night. The 28-year-old Del Zotto had a goal and three assists with the Canucks this season and has 54 goals and 161 assists over 10 NHL seasons.
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.
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.
Blackwood earns 2nd shutout, Devils top Canucks 4-0
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rookie goalie Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 25 shots to earn his second straight shutout and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Monday.
Blackwood is 3-1 since joining the Devils on Dec. 18. He blanked the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 on Saturday, becoming the first rookie goalie in franchise history to post back-to-back shutouts
Brian Boyle, Miles Wood, Sami Vatanen and Pavel Zacha scored for the Devils. It was Zacha's second goal in two games.