VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Thatcher Demko was nervous before stepping on the ice.
It sure didn’t show.
The 23-year-old goalie made 36 saves in his second NHL game, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
“An opportunity ...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks used their last game against the Florida Panthers as motivation for Sunday’s rematch.
“We’ve got some bad blood with them,” Vancouver defenseman Ben Hutton said. “Obviously, everyone knows that.”
When the teams last met in ...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jacob Markstrom turned in another solid start Thursday night, and then moved on.
“There’s another game in two days, that’s what I’m focusing about,” he said.
Markstrom made 29 saves to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis ...
Boeser leads Canucks to 5-1 win over slumping Flyers
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks coach Travis Green believes his team benefited from some lucky bounces against the slumping Philadelphia Flyers.
Brock Boeser had a goal and an assist to lead Vancouver to a 5-1 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night.
“It didn’t feel like a ...
BOSTON (AP) — Bo Horvat had two goals and two assists and the Vancouver Canucks extended their winning streak to five games with an 8-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Loui Eriksson added two goals and an assist and spurred a five-goal outbust in the second period. Ben ...
BOSTON (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks keep on showing that they are the surprise of the Western Conference.
Bo Horvat had two goals and two assists and the Canucks extended their winning streak to five games with an 8-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
“There is a lot ...
Eriksson, Boeser lead way as Canucks thump Kings 6-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hammered from behind on a cross-check that set up a 5-on-3 power play, Vancouver Canucks rookie Brock Boeser waited patiently on the bench to get back in the action.
It took him precisely 12 seconds to exact his revenge.
Boeser scored twice in the ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It was a grand night for Daniel Sedin.
Brock Boeser had two goals and an assist, Sedin surpassed 1,000 career points and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Thursday.
Loui Eriksson also scored twice and Sedin had a goal and two assists ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vancouver Cancuks rookie Brock Boeser is enjoying a fast start to his career, while embattled defenseman Derrick Pouliot is just happy to have a change of scenery.
Boeser scored two more goals and Pouliot netted the game-winner against his former team as the Canucks ...
When the puck drops for NHL free agency Saturday, some teams will pay whatever it takes to land the top free agents available.
Some will hit. Some will miss.
It happens every summer.
The Edmonton Oilers signed Milan Lucic to a seven-season, $42 million contract a year ago and ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets talked about gaining some ground in the playoff push in a seven-game homestand that began Thursday night.
Instead, they ran into a hot goalie and were shut out by a team with nothing to lose.
Henrik Sedin scores in OT as Canucks edge Ducks 3-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — After watching the Anaheim Ducks miss on a couple clear-cut chances in overtime, Henrik Sedin made no mistake at the other end.
Sedin scored 4:01 into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Ducks 3-2 on Friday night.
Sedin took a slick saucer ...
Miller has 36 saves to lift Canucks over Kings 2-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller had an easy time in the first period Wednesday night. The same can’t be said of the final 40 minutes.
Miller made 36 saves and the Vancouver Canucks edged the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in the first game for both teams following the NHL’s Christmas ...
Horvat scores off lucky bounce, Canucks beat Lightning 4-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — This was a bounce the Vancouver Canucks felt they deserved.
Bo Horvat scored the go-ahead goal off a lucky bounce in the third period, helping Vancouver beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Friday night.
The Canucks blew a 5-2 lead in a demoralizing ...
Jacob Markstrom has 32 saves as Canucks beat Avs 3-2
DENVER (AP) — Vancouver goaltender Jacob Markstrom saved his best stuff for last, shutting down Colorado with the game in the balance.
His secret: “Stop the puck, really simple,” he quipped.
Markstrom had 32 saves and made three consecutive stops in a shootout, helping the Canucks ...
Canucks roll past Coyotes with 3-goal second period
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks weren’t going to let a pair of three-goal leads slip away in the same week.
After blowing a big advantage in an overtime loss to Chicago on Saturday, the Canucks held on Wednesday night for a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Bo Horvat and ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexandre Burrows scored twice in the third period to help the Vancouver Canucks end a nine-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
Henrik Sedin and Sven Baertschi each had a goal and an assist, and Loui Eriksson also scored for the ...