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March 20 2015 06:03AM
The Kadri saga continues, LA Kings conspiracy theories, Jannik Hansen owns Dion Phaneuf, Flames dominate the Pacific division, Ben 'Sievens', Michael Hutchinson and more in this weeks Roundup brought to you by DraftKIngs.
March 19 2015 11:39PM
The Blue Jackets came in to Vancouver having been severely outplayed last night against the Edmonton Oilers, so tonight's game should have been a schedule loss. But, as the Canucks were reminded tonight, there's a reason why they play the games. Vancouver came out flying but stumbled thereafter, as the Jackets put six goals in the back of Vancouver's net en route to a disappointing 6-2 final.
Read past the jump for a recap.
March 19 2015 10:53PM
After a promising start, the Canucks aid an egg against the lowly Columbus Blue Jackets, as the visitors scored six unanswered goals, dropping the home side by a 6-2 final score. Click past the jump for our graphic recap.
March 19 2015 03:05PM
Lets just get this out of the way: this might be a trap game. The 'Bus is coming off a win last night in Edmonton where the shootout decided it all, so they ended late and then had to travel to Vancouver. They're pooped! As for the Canucks, they've won two straight against, well, the Leafs and Flyers. They still count and so help me if they lose this one. I mean, IT'S COLUMBUS!!! They are the sixth worst team in the league.
Aside from a setback (Editor's note: a setback has happened since this writing. How fortuitous!), Zack Kassian should be in the lineup and then we all play "Who comes out of the lineup that isn't Ronny Kenins?" Maybe Linden Vey will get injured or something, because Kenins seems to just luck out when someone comes back.
March 19 2015 02:20PM
Photo Credit: Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports
The Vancouver Canucks and the agent for Ryan Miller gently disputed some of the details of a report that surfaced on Wednesday from TSN's Farhan Lalji, which suggested that the Canucks's starter was not going to return to action within his original four-to-six week recovery timeline, that he was several weeks away from even skating, and that the goaltender wouldn't return before the NHL playoffs.
It would appear that while Miller has taken part in some on-ice workouts, he's yet to skate with equipment, according to Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins. Also Miller's agent Mike Liut contended in a conversation with News 1130 Sports that Miller isn't behind schedule, he's on schedule, and a four week recovery timeline was always an optimistic fallacy.
Read past the jump.