The Professional Hockey Writers Association released their mid-season NHL award winners and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes placed second in Calder Trophy votes. The rookie rearguard came in second in votes to Colorado Avalance D Cale Makar.
The Vancouver Canucks have assigned forward Zack MacEwen to the American Hockey league’s Utica Comets. The assignment comes ahead of the NHL’s all-star break.
Vancouver Canucks prospect Linus Karlsson has a new home in the Allsvenskan. The 20-year-old forward will join BIK Karlskoga and has already played in one game, scoring two assists.
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes has been named to the all-star game. The electric rearguard was voted in by fans as the “last man in.”
Your Vancouver Canucks squared up against the Tampa Bay Lightning with both clubs riding impressive seven-game winning streaks heading into the battle at Amalie Arena. And taking the fall in brutal fashion were the Canucks, who struggled to muster up much in a night that saw them cough up nine goals.
The Vancouver Canucks have announced the promotion of Chris Gear to the clubs’ Assistant General Manager and Chief Legal Officer. Gear, 47, has worked within the hockey operations department managing player contract negotiations, the club’s affiliation with the Utica Comets and the business operations of the team.
Vancouver Canucks G Jacob Markstrom has been added to the NHL all-star game, the league announced Friday. Markstrom, 29, was selected to replace Marc-Andre Fleury of the Vegas Golden Knights in the Pacific Division.
Former Vancouver Canucks GM Brian Burke joined The Starting Lineup on Sportsnet 650 this morning where he was asked about what the Vancouver market is like comparative to others in the country. And in his first appearance of the year, Burke took aim at what he called a small group of Canucks followers.
According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie and barring set backs, the Vancouver Canucks are set to sign Travis Green as the team’s 19th head coach in franchise history. VAN close to finalizing contract with Travis Green to be new head coach. Assuming no last-minute hiccups, announcement in next day or two. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April…
VAN has fired Willie Desjardins as head coach. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April 10, 2017 According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Willie Desjardins has been fired as the Canucks head coach. The move comes one day after the Canucks finished with a lowly 30-43-9 record, which landed them as the second worst team in the NHL….
The Vancouver Canucks announced today that Sven Baertschi will miss the remaining two games of the season due to an upper body/neck injury. Willie Desjardins said he doesn’t believe surgery will be required. Sven Baertschi left Thursday night’s game against the Arizona Coyotes in the third period and was brought back to Vancouver for re-evaluation. The…
According to the AHL transactions list, Brett McKenzie was released from his amateur tryout with the Utica Comets today. McKenzie was a 2016 seventh-round selection by the Vancouver Canucks and had just wrapped up a season with the North Bay Battalion of the OHL. This season, he scored 29 goals and 38 assist in 67…