March 16 2015 12:00PM
The Vancouver Canucks announced that goaltender Jacob Markstrom was recalled from the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League on Monday
Markstrom, 25, made back-to-back starts for the Comets this weekend, winning both games and stopping 50 of the 53 shots he faced. Read past the jump for more.
March 16 2015 09:00AM
When will Eddie Lack's teammates step up and steal his spot atop these power rankings? Not quite yet.
March 14 2015 09:00PM
Who wouldn't want to punch this pic.twitter.com/FwqSR48LeG— ZoSo (@ZoSoNuck) March 15, 2015
Even though the Toronto Maple Leafs are embracing the tank so thoroughly that they drove a Panzer squadron to the rink and have allegedly hired Georgy Zhukov to oversee the rest of the season, games against the Leafs on Hockey Night in Canada are rarely lacking in entertainment. Tonight was no exception, as the Canucks skated to a 4-1 lead and masterfully trolled Dion Phaneuf too while they were at it.
For a look at tonight's events, read past the jump.
March 14 2015 08:17PM
Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA TODAY Sports
In the second period of Saturday night's 4-1 Vancouver Canucks victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs, Canucks forward Zack Kassian lost his damn mind.
The burgeoning power forward was attempting to get to Dion Phaneuf and fight him, but a linesman all but wrestled him to the ground. Not that it stopped Kassian from pursuing the fight. Did Kassian pursue the fight with too much verve? Could he be facing an automatic suspension as a result?
Let's get into it on the other side of the jump.
March 14 2015 07:09PM
With Alex Burrows out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, other Vancouver Canucks players were spiritually tasked with stepping up their trolling game. The usually mild mannered Jannik Hansen proved up to the task.
After exchanging cross checks with Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf Hansen went to great lengths to very strongly imply that Phaneuf turtled during an early exchange with Zack Kassian. The gesture was a bit harsh, especially considering that Phaneuf has been battling through a broken hand, but it was also extremely funny. Click past the jump to check it out: