AHL Team Wearing Canucks Colours Falls to Ducks

Thomas Drance
September 24 2011 11:15PM


Jensen shrugs, while Tanev flashes his megawatt smile. Photo credit: Steve Bosch PNG.

The Canucks preseason lineups are getting pretty hilarious. With the exception of Ballard, Sturm, Tanev, Lapierre and Schneider - everyone else the Canucks dressed on Saturday night is fighting for a role on the NHL roster. Whereas the team was able to pull of a victory against a superior squad on Thursday against Edmonton, their "AHL lineup" caught up with the team in a big way Saturday night against Anaheim - as they fell 4-1.

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Headshots September 23

Thomas Drance
September 23 2011 03:43PM

 
Looks like the Canucks are going to great lengths to restrain Alex Burrows from gnawing on anybody this pre-season.

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The Chicago Wolves Defeat the Edmonton Oilers

Thomas Drance
September 22 2011 11:31PM


Photo credit: Dale MacMillan/Getty

A Canucks team featuring a grand-total of nine players who played even a single NHL game last season - managed to defeat an Oilers squad featuring at least thirteen projected regulars by a score of 2-1. Though it's the preseason, and the game doesn't matter in the grand scheme of things, it's always fun to see the guys at the fringes of the Canucks main roster defeat most of a divisional foe's actual team.

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Headshots September 21st

Thomas Drance
September 21 2011 02:07PM


Chicago Wolves Goaltender and Canucks Prospect Eddie Lack likes dessert.

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Bruins Pass on Free Shots from Famous Canucks Fan

Thomas Drance
September 21 2011 12:17PM

Deadspin by way of the Boston Herald, broke the big news today that the Boston Bruins refused to accept a round of 22 shots from "movie star" Ryan Reynolds. As the story goes, Reynolds and the Bruins engaged in some banter over the result of the finals, afterwards Ryan Reynolds bought the team shots as a peace offering. The Bruins "spitefully" refused the drinks and instead gave them to a bunch of ladies at a Bachelorette party who, I'm sure, would've rather had the opportunity to touch Reynolds' abs and hear stories about what it was like to hook up with Alanis Morisette. 

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