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Settlement Reached in Steve Moore v Todd Bertuzzi Lawsuit

AUGUST 19, 2014 — According to Geoff Adair, attorney for NHLer Todd Bertuzzi, a settlement was reached earlier today in former NHLer Steve Moore’s lawsuit over Bertuzzi’s career-ending hit on the former Colorado Avalanche player. Reports surfaced this afternoon that indicate the deal is yet to be finalized, and Hockeytalk will have updated information as the story unfolds.  ***UPDATE: ...Full Article

Canucks Name Perry Pearn Assistant Coach

AUGUST 9, 2014 — Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning named Perry Pearn to the Vancouver Canucks coaching staff today as an Assistant Coach. “We are very excited ...Full Article

SIGNING: Radim Vrbata Signs with Vancouver 2yrs/$10M

JULY 3, 2014 — Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed forward Radim Vrbata to a two-year deal. Vrbata, 33, recorded 51 points ...Full Article

SIGNING: Ryan Miller to Vancouver: 3yrs/$18M

JULY 1, 2014 — VANCOUVER — Ryan Miller, star of 11 seasons with the Buffalo Sabres before a brief time in St. Louis this spring, was signed by the ...Full Article

TRADE! Canucks Send D Jason Garrison to Lightning

JUNE 27, 2014 — The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired defenseman Jason Garrison, the rights to forward Jeff Costello and a seventh-round pick at the 2015 NHL Entry draft from ...Full Article

TRADE! Rangers Send Derek Dorsett to Vancouver for 3rd Rd Pick

JUNE 27, 2014 — VANCOUVER — Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired right wing Derek Dorsett from the New York Rangers in exchange ...Full Article

TRADE! Ducks Acquire Kesler from Vancouver for Bonino, Sbisa, 1st & 3rd 2014 Picks

JUNE 27, 2014 — Wasting no time in the hours prior to the draft, GM Bob Murrey, fresh off winning GM of the Year honors in Vegas Tuesday night, ...Full Article

Willie Desjardins New Coach of Canucks

JUNE 23, 2014 — Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that Willie Desjardins has been named Head Coach of the Vancouver Canucks. With the appointment, Desjardins becomes the ...Full Article

Canucks Name Jim Benning as New GM

MAY 24, 2014 — On Wednesday it was announced that the Vancouver Canucks had chosen Jim Benning as the new general manager of the team. And Benning was introduced ...Full Article

Canucks Can Gillis

APRIL 9, 2014 — One day after his Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from playoff contention, GM Mike Gillis was fired after four seasons at the helm. Gillis recently indicated that ...Full Article

That ’70 Show: 1970 NHL Entrants Vancouver Canucks and Buffalo Sabres Fall Fast in 2014

MARCH 17, 2014 — Despite having been in the league 44 years, the Vancouver Canucks have not been able to claim that ultimate prize—the Stanley Cup—even once. However, since ...Full Article

Kesler Says No to Columbus: Right Decision?

MARCH 4, 2014 — Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler reportedly won’t waive his no-trade clause for the Columbus Blue Jackets, but reportedly will for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red ...Full Article

Henrik Sedin Out of Sochi Olympics: Rib Injury Persists

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 — VANCOUVER — Henrik Sedin announced that he is unfit to play for Team Sweden at the Olympics.  He will be replaced by Marcus Johansson of ...Full Article

Canucks Acquire Swiss Olympian Raphael Diaz from Canadiens

FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — VANCOUVER — Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have acquired defenceman Raphael Diaz from Montreal in exchange ...Full Article

The Joke’s on Bob Hartley

JANUARY 20, 2014 — Reflecting on Saturday’s brawl between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks, it’s obvious that Bob Hartley is just as obnoxious now as he was over ...Full Article

3 Games You Can’t Miss

If you’re going to be in front of your TV watching hockey this weekend (and why wouldn’t you be?), there are three games that Hockeytalk labels as MUST SEE. ...Full Article

Skinner, Hall, Luongo NHL 3 Stars

DECEMBER 9, 2013 — NEW YORK — Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner, Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo have been named the NHL’s ‘Three ...Full Article

Canucks: 4 years, $28M for Each of the Sedins

NOVEMBER 1, 2013 — VANCOUVER —  Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-signed forwards Daniel and Henrik Sedin to four-year ...Full Article

Stamkos, Kessel, Kesler NHL 3 Stars of the Week

OCTOBER 28, 2013 — NEW YORK — FROM NHL — Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos, Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel and Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler have ...Full Article

Canucks to Retire Pavel Bure’s Number 10 November 2 vs Toronto

SEPTEMBER 6, 2013 — VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks announced today that Pavel Bure’s number will be retired on Saturday, November 2nd when the Canucks host the Toronto Maple ...Full Article

Canucks to Retire Bure’s #10

JULY 23, 2013 — VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks, in front of their season ticket holders at the club’s annual ‘Canucks Summer Summit’, unveiled that Pavel Bure’s number will ...Full Article

BC Place to Host NHL Heritage Classic: Canucks vs. Senators

NEW YORK (July 10, 2013) – The Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ will return to the regular-season schedule next season when the Vancouver Canucks face off against the Ottawa Senators ...Full Article

HOST TEAM DRAFT TRADE SHOCKER: New Jersey trades #9 pick to Vancouver for G Cory Schneider

JUNE 30, 2013 — DRAFT DAY — Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today a trade for New Jersey’s first round, ninth overall selection in the ...Full Article

Despite Cup Final Loss, Rask Ranks With Best of NHL Postseason Netminders

INSIDE THE NUMBERS BY TED LAWRENCE JUNE 28, 2013 — Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas recorded playoff statistics unmatched by any goaltender since the 2004-05 NHL lockout. However, current ...Full Article

Canucks Hire Tortorella

JUNE 25, 2013 — VANCOUVER — It’s a coach swap between Vancouver and New York for all intents and purposes.  Will Tortorella light a fire under the Canucks, and, ...Full Article

Canucks Fire Coach Alain Vigneault

MAY 22, 2013 — Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that Alain Vigneault has been relieved of his duties as head ...Full Article

A Semi-Apology to the Islanders

The other day I went off on the New York Islanders and said I fully expected them to get their butts whipped in the playoffs.  I also made comparisons ...Full Article

Roy to Canucks

April 2, 2013 — Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have acquired centre Derek Roy from the Dallas ...Full Article

Vanek, Kunitz, Luongo NHL 3 Stars of Week

NEW YORK (February 4, 2013) — Buffalo Sabres left wing Thomas Vanek, Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Audio: Zach Kassian, Canucks

January 25, 2013 — ANAHEIM —  Zach Kassian scored his third goal of the season during a power play alongside the Sedins Friday night in Anaheim.  The Ducks gave the Canucks ...Full Article

Hockeytalk Audio: Lorne Henning, Asst. GM Vancouver Canucks

Lorne Henning sat down with Hockeytalk to discuss the team’s conditioning, holding onto leads, their second and third line players, their goaltending situation and the return of Ryan Kessler ...Full Article

Vancouver Canucks Sign Defenseman Jim Vandermeer

JANUARY 15, 2013 — Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed defenceman Jim Vandermeer. Vandermeer, 32, has played in ...Full Article