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Vancouver Canucks Invite Forward Steve Begin to Training Camp

September 2nd, 2011
According to a Reseau des Sports (RDS) report, the Vancouver Canucks have invited forward Steve Begin to training camp on a professional tryout contract."I'm very happy. It's a last chance for me and I enjoy it," Begin said in French. "This is a team that fits perfectly with my style of ...

Vancouver Canucks Set to Recall Cody Hodgson and Victor Oreskovich from Moose

April 10th, 2011
According to Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun, the Vancouver Canucks are set to recall forwards Cody Hodgson and Victor Oreskovich from the Manitoba Moose of the AHL and are going to be joining the Canucks for their playoff run.  The official paper work won't be filed until Monday, after the regular ...

Victor Oreskovich Could Be in the Lineup for Game 1 for the Canucks

April 4th, 2011
If what Alain Vigneault told the media on Friday is any indication, it appears right winger Victor Oreskovich has earned a job on the Vancouver Canucks fourth line in the playoffs as the team prepares to gun for their first Stanley Cup victory in their 40 year history.In his latest ...

Vancouver Canucks: The Curious Case of Keith Ballard’s Ice Time

March 5th, 2011
It's March. There are 17 games and 36 days left in the Canucks' regular season. Two of the Canucks' top rear guards, Alexander Edler and Kevin Bieksa, are out with long-term injuries. Who would have guessed Keith Ballard would still be struggling to get minutes on this team? Many had expected ...

Andrew Peters Decides To Retire From the National Hockey League

February 8th, 2011
Former National Hockey League heavyweight Andrew Peters has decided to retire from hockey. Peters, 30, was placed on unconditional waivers on Monday and cleared Tuesday which allowed the Vancouver Canucks to terminate his contract. He asked the organization to terminate his contract because he wished to retire from hockey. The ...

Vancouver Canucks Did Not Drop the Ball on Michael Grabner

February 2nd, 2011
In the 2009-10 campaign, Alex Burrows set a career high in goals with 35, Mikael Samuelsson set a career high with 30 and Mason Raymond enjoyed a breakout year with 25 goals. These three were expected to provide the same amount of production this season, if not more. Instead, the brunt ...

Vancouver Canucks Interested In Ottawa Senators Forward Jarkko Ruutu?

February 2nd, 2011
The National Hockey League trade deadline is on February 28 at 12pm PST and according to Sportsnet columnist Mark Spector, "[one] player people inside [the] Canucks [organization] want [general manager Mike] Gillis to land is Jarkko Ruutu."Ruutu, 35, is in the final year of a three-year contract worth $3.9 million signed with the Ottawa Senators in ...

Vancouver Canucks Recall 2008 First-Round Pick Cody Hodgson from Manitoba Moose

January 31st, 2011
It was announced on Monday morning by the Vancouver Canucks that 2008 first-round pick Cody Hodgson has been recalled from the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League. The Canucks have probably waited a long time to finally have a look at Hodgson. During the first three months of the season, Canucks ...

Vancouver Canucks: Rome, Bolduc Injuries at Opportune Time as Salo Recovers

January 15th, 2011
Vancouver Canucks reporter Kristin Reid reported today that the team will be without the services of both defenceman Aaron Rome and centre Alexandre Bolduc for three to four weeks. Bolduc left late in the game on Friday against the Washington Capitals after he injured his shoulder while taking a faceoff. This ...

Canucks Planning “Something Special” For Bure: Jersey Retirement/Ring Of Honour?

December 14th, 2010
Vancouver Canucks general manager Mike Gillis appeared in-studio on the Pratt and Taylor Show on the TEAM 1040 and spilled the beans that “something special” is planned for the Russian Rocket, Pavel Bure. “We are going to do something special, not [going to] tell you what it is,” said Gillis. ...