1. Report: Kesler Still Wants out of Vancouver

    Even with a massive change in management in Vancouver, with the hiring of Trevor Linden and Jim Benning, it appears Ryan Kesler is still seeking a trade from the Canucks . At least that's according to TSN's Darren Dreger speaking on Insider Trading...

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  2. Many Options for Canucks to Consider on Ryan Kesler

    Ryan Kesler met with Jim Benning this week. It's not up there with a Putin-Obama summit, but in these parts, it's big news...

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  3. IMPORTANT: David Booth Hit in Groin While Walking on Slack Line

    There is no such thing as a dull offseason around Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth. Whether it's his hunting exploits or training methods, there's always something interesting ...

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  4. Canucks' Linden Wants to Work with Struggling Edler Rather Than Trade Him

    Alex Edler struggled mightily last season. That's stating the obvious. He never seemed to find his way under head coach John Tortorella, who was fired after one season in Vancouver ...

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  5. Hat Trick: Is It Trading Garrison Time?

    1. Tortorella has had a rough spring — guides the implosion of the Canucks organization, NYR is in the Cup, Gaborik is a star...

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  6. Andrew Alberts Hoping for 'One Day Without Headaches'

    VANCOUVER - On the last day of the Vancouver Canucks ' season, which was 3½ months after Andrew Alberts' final game, the defenceman begged his way onto the ice at Rogers Arena ...

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  7. Canucks Poised to Buy Out Booth?

    It's sounding more and more like winger David Booth's tenure with the Vancouver Canucks is finally coming to an end...

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  8. Kuzma: Banging the Desjardins drum in the Canucks coaching hunt

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  9. Canucks hope for better building with new GM Jim Benning

    The last time the Vancouver Canucks hired a general manager, the new guy inherited a golden goose but claimed the team wasn't close to winning...

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  10. New Canucks GM: We Need to Play 'Up-Tempo'

    The Vancouver Canucks have officially introduced Jim Benning as their new general manager. Benning is the first significant hire made by new Canucks president of hockey operations ...

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  11. What Will Benning Do with Kesler? Plenty of Teams Would Like to Know

    It's hard to understate the value of a top two-way center. Jonathan Toews, Patrice Bergeron, Anze Kopitar and Pavel Datsyuk...

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  12. Bieksa Says He's Rooting for Former Coach Vigneault

    t's plausible that Alain Vigneault burnt some bridges or at least left some hard feelings behind during his times in Vancouver, yet at least one Canucks player seems to be on his side...

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  13. Botchford: Get to Know the New Canucks GM

    UPDATE (Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.): Jim Benning will be introduced as the Canucks ' new general manager on Friday, TSN's Darren Dreger reports...

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  14. Benning a First Step to Solve Canucks' Problems

    Hockey paved a wide-open highway for a 17-year-old defenceman from Edmonton 's north end back in 1981, when he racked up 111 assists and 139 points for the Portland Winterhawks...

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  15. Canucks Sign Anton Cederholm

    Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President, Hockey Operations Trevor Linden announced today that the Canucks have signed defenceman Anton Cederholm...

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  16. Canucks Conflicted over Vigneault's Playoff Run

    MINSK, Belarus — Alain Vigneault is back in the conference final with the New York Rangers , and at least one of his former Vancouver players couldn't be happier...

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  17. Kuzma: Linden Busy with Plan B in Case Plan Benning Falls Through

    When Roberto Luongo changed representation last July, his movement to the powerhouse player agent tandem of J.P. Barry and Pat Brisson at CAA Sports was expected to help broker a move for the goaltender...

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  18. Burrows Injured by Knee-on-Knee Hit at Worlds

    Alex Burrows suffered an apparent right knee injury in the first period of Team Canada's game against Italy at the world hockey championship and will not return...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 675 reads 0 comments

  19. Report: Tortorella Wanted Burrows Bought Out, Never Spoke to AHL Coach

    Now that John Tortorella is out with the Vancouver Canucks , details about how he ran the show in his one season with the team are finding their way out...

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  20. Kuzma: Stud goalie Gibson a Canuck could-have-been

    There always seems to be a crease conundrum in Vancouver . Two veterans too good to share one crease. One raw rookie assuming the starter's role this season and a new teammate too green to meet technical expectations of goaltending coach Rollie Melanson.

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  21. Canuck Prospect Bo Horvat Preps for Memorial Cup

    After consecutive Ontario Hockey League championships but no Memorial Cups, Bo Horvat and his mates on the London Knights will be seeking a reversal of fortune later this month...

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  22. Kuzma: The Canucks could use Burke's scouting savvy

    Who is Tim Burke? “One of the best evaluators of talent,” an NHL source says of the San Jose Sharks ' director of scouting. “Always seems to find hidden gems in the draft...

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  23. Canucks' Bieksa Named as Team Canada's Captain for World Championship

    Kevin Bieksa has been named Team Canada's captain for the world championships. Bieksa, an alternate captain for the Vancouver Canucks , is the fourth-oldest player on the team at age 32 and is representing Canada internationally for the first time...

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  24. Canucks Assistant GM Laurence Gilman's Future Uncertain

    VANCOUVER — As Laurence Gilman posed stoically for Vancouver Sun photographer Arlen Redekop in front of Rogers Arena on Tuesday, a stranger on the sidewalk offered: “You've got to work it more than that...

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  25. Dave Lozo's Bag Skate: John Tortorella Got a Raw Deal in Vancouver

    John Tortorella ’s firing in Vancouver was inevitable, just like it is for 99 out of 100 NHL head coaches (you’re excused, Mike Babcock)...

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