The Canucks and Tom Sestito have officially parted ways

Thomas Drance
February 23 2015 08:10AM

The Tom "top-sixsito" Sestito era of Vancouver Canucks hockey is over. Where will the moral victories come from now? 

On Monday, the Canucks announced that Sestito will no longer be on the Utica Comets' roster. The club will look to facilitate a trade for the designated enforcer, who has already cleared waivers this season.

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NHL94 Recap: Canucks pummel Islanders 4-0

Matthew Henderson
February 23 2015 03:22AM

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The Vancouver Canucks shutout the New York Islanders, but lost Ryan Miller to injury in the process on Sunday night. Click past the jump for our NHL94 Infographic recap of the historic victory, the Canucks' final game at Nassau Coliseum...

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Canucks say goodbye to Nassau Coliseum with convincing 4-0 victory

Thomas Drance
February 22 2015 08:02PM

For the final time in franchise history, the Vancouver Canucks visited the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday night to face the New York Islanders. 

The Coliseum, a concrete blister in the middle of a parking lot in Uniondale, NY, was the site of Vancouver's losses in Game 1 (an instant classic overtime thriller) and Game 2 of the 1982 Stanley Cup Final - a series in which the overmatched Canucks were ultimately swept by the dynastic Islanders of the early 80s. 

So Vancouver's 4-0 victory over New York's other, other team on Sunday brought with it a sense of closure, a spot of karmic payback. The reverse sweep as it were. On the other hand, the club lost Ryan Miller to injury, and any crowing about karma at the moment seems misguided in the extreme. 

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Canucks' Miller leaves game vs. Islanders with apparent lower-body injury; will not return

Thomas Drance
February 22 2015 05:48PM

Vancouver Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller sustained an apparent lower-body injury when he was barrelled into by teammate Jannik Hansen early in the second period of Sunday night's game against the New York Islanders. 

Miller was in apparent pain immediately, but gamely made one more stop before the referees blew the whistle. After remaining prone on the ice while being attended to by team doctors for a couple of minutes, Miller left the ice slowly, but under his own power. He was replaced by Eddie Lack.

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THE FANTASY MINUTE

Nation World HQ
February 22 2015 02:00PM


NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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