1-6-2009 European players signing window
European players must be signed to contract during the off-season, between June and August. No european is allowed to sign an NHL contract after the european leagues start in September.

15-5-2009 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 82 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+9=9 with 58 PIM.


15-5-2009 Marc-Andre Bernier frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Marc-Andre Bernier feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Andre Bernier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 82 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 24+24=48 with 42 PIM.


15-5-2009 Playoff news
Chicago Blackhawks have won their series against the Vancouver Canucks. They have been awarded $2 000 000 as prize money.

14-5-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Brian Pothier is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Lukas Krajicek is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Michael Grabner is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Willie Mitchell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mattias ohlund has played 27 games without a goal. Eric Lindros has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gregory Campbell is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Luc Bourdon has played 10 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



7-5-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Henrik Sedin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Mattias ohlund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Rastislav Konecny is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Roberto Luongo has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Willie Mitchell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



3-5-2009 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 82 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+9=9 with 58 PIM.


2-5-2009 Playoff series preview
Vancouver Canucks will start at home against the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western conference semifinals. On paper, both the Vancouver Canucks and the Chicago Blackhawks seem pretty equal and should play a tight series.

Vancouver Canucks injuries: Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.

Chicago Blackhawks injuries:

Prediction: Vancouver Canucks wins the series 4-2.



1-5-2009 Rookie of the month: Rastislav Konecny (L)
NHL has awarded Rastislav Konecny (L) of Vancouver Canucks as Rookie Of The Month He registered 3 goals and 8 assists for 11 points in 11 games last month. He also had 1 game winning goal.

A native of Slovakia, Rastislav Konecny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 37 NHL games during his career, notching 7 goals and adding 19 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 20 year old left wing has played 37 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 7+19=26 with 50 PIM. He has also played 7 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.


28-4-2009 Sergei Shirokov frustrated
Vancouver Canucks left wing Sergei Shirokov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Sergei Shirokov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 6th round of the 2006 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 79 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 7+4=11 with 24 PIM.


28-4-2009 Alexander Edler frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Alexander Edler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 191 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 82 assists along with 123 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 13+33=46 with 41 PIM.


27-4-2009 Mason Raymond frustrated
Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mason Raymond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 82 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 14+9=23 with 40 PIM.


26-4-2009 Mason Raymond frustrated
Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mason Raymond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 82 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 14+9=23 with 40 PIM.


24-4-2009 Eric Lindros resumes full training.
Vancouver Canucks center Eric Lindros has resumed full training after his head injury.

25-4-2009 NHL nominates players for NHL Awards
The NHL has released the annual list of award nominees. For each category in which the winner is voted, there are three nominees. The annual NHL Awards Ceremony is held right after the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here are the candidates for season 2008-09:

Jack Adams Award
1. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
2. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
3. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Devin Setoguchi, San Jose Sharks
2. Francois Bouchard, Washington Capitals
3. Peter Mueller, Phoenix Coyotes
Annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League

Hart Memorial Trophy
1. Corey Perry, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
2. Mike Fisher, Phoenix Coyotes
3. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta Thrashers
3. Pavol Demitra, Chicago Blackhawks
Annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability

James Norris Memorial Trophy
1. Christian Ehrhoff, San Jose Sharks
2. Nicklas Lidstrom, Pittsburgh Penguins
3. Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position

Frank J. Selke Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
3. Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



23-4-2009 Playoff news
Vancouver Canucks have won their series against the Detroit Red Wings. They have been awarded $1 000 000 as prize money.

21-4-2009 Alexander Edler uncertain about future
Alexander Edler wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

19-4-2009 Eric Lindros resumes light training.
Vancouver Canucks center Eric Lindros has resumed light training after his head injury and is listed day to day.

16-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Henrik Sedin is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Mike Richards is looking red hot with a 10 game point streak.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Willie Mitchell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Mattias ohlund has played 17 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 55 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 36 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Matthew Lombardi has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Eric Lindros remains sidelined with head injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



15-4-2009 praises Adam Henrique
Vancouver Canucks head coach has praised young center Adam Henrique in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Adam Henrique has played 51 games with London Knights this season, collecting 33+22=55 with 47 PIM.


15-4-2009 Team captain meets with Brandon Prust
Following the team's recent 4-1 win against Colorado Avalanche on 14-4-2009, Vancouver Canucks captain Matt Cooke and Brandon Prust did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Matt Cooke

15-4-2009 Mario Bliznak resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose center Mario Bliznak has resumed full training after his injury.

16-4-2009 Playoff series preview
Vancouver Canucks will start at home against the Detroit Red Wings in the first round clash. On paper, the Vancouver Canucks seem to have an advantage over the Detroit Red Wings and should have little trouble winning the series.

Vancouver Canucks injuries: Eric Lindros remains sidelined with head injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.

Detroit Red Wings injuries:

Prediction: Vancouver Canucks wins the series 4-1.



14-4-2009 Marc-Andre Bernier frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Marc-Andre Bernier feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Andre Bernier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 82 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 24+24=48 with 42 PIM.


13-4-2009 Michael Grabner reaches career high !
Michael Grabner marked a new career high in points with 26 after assisting in tonights game against Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Henrik Sedin. That's one for the books, he said after the game..

A native of Austria, Michael Grabner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 133 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 32 assists along with 112 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 51 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 11+15=26 with 54 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


13-4-2009 Alexander Edler reaches career high !
Alexander Edler marked a new career high in goals with 12 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Los Angeles Kings on a feed by Matthew Lombardi. I just try to play hard for 60 minutes and give the team a chance for the 2 points. If I get a goal along the way that's just icing on the cake, the happy player commented.

A native of Sweden, Alexander Edler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 189 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 82 assists along with 116 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman has played 80 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 12+33=45 with 34 PIM.


10-4-2009 Mario Bliznak resumes light training.
Manitoba Moose center Mario Bliznak has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

9-4-2009 Marc-Andre Bernier frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Marc-Andre Bernier feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Andre Bernier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 79 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 23+24=47 with 40 PIM.


9-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Henrik Sedin is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 5 game goalstreak. Markus Naslund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mattias ohlund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Rastislav Konecny is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Michael Grabner is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Willie Mitchell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Pothier has played 52 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 33 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 13 games without a goal. Matthew Lombardi has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Eric Lindros remains sidelined with head injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



7-4-2009 Mike Richards frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Mike Richards feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 321 NHL games during his career, notching 60 goals and adding 98 assists along with 286 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 78 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 25+46=71 with 79 PIM.


3-4-2009 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 77 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+9=9 with 54 PIM.


3-4-2009 Michael Grabner reaches career high !
Michael Grabner marked a new career high in goals with 9 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Minnesota Wild on a feed by Matt Cooke. I just try and give it my best out there. This one was special though, the happy player commented.

A native of Austria, Michael Grabner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 129 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 30 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 47 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 9+13=22 with 48 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


2-4-2009 Team captain meets with Taylor Pyatt
Team captain Matt Cooke called a short meeting with Taylor Pyatt after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Taylor Pyatt as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

2-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Roberto Luongo is playing well with 3 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 3 goals. Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Matt Cooke is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Markus Naslund is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Michael Grabner is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Willie Mitchell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mattias ohlund has played 11 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 49 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 30 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Luc Bourdon has played 10 games without a goal. Alexander Edler has played 17 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Eric Lindros remains sidelined with head injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



1-4-2009 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-3-2009 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 75 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+8=8 with 52 PIM.


29-3-2009 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-3-2009 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-3-2009 Daniel Sedin reaches career high !
Daniel Sedin marked a new career high in assists with 50 assists after assisting in tonights game against Calgary Flames on a goal by Matthew Lombardi. Sometimes the puck just bounces your way..., he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 634 NHL games during his career, notching 175 goals and adding 276 assists along with 372 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 73 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 37+50=87 with 78 PIM.


26-3-2009 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

26-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Alexandre Burrows is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Rastislav Konecny is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Henrik Sedin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 46 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 27 games without a goal. Alexander Edler has played 14 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Eric Lindros remains sidelined with head injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



25-3-2009 Brandon Reid resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose center Brandon Reid has resumed full training after his injury.

24-3-2009 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

24-3-2009 Lukas Krajicek reaches career high !
Lukas Krajicek marked a new career high in points with 27 after assisting in tonights game against Buffalo Sabres on a goal by Gregory Campbell. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, he commented during a post game radio interview..

A native of Czech, Lukas Krajicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 270 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 72 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 71 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 5+22=27 with 30 PIM.


24-3-2009 Mario Bliznak injured.
Mario Bliznak of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Rochester Americans. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . Our trainer has assured me this is not serious, but I won't be on my skates for a few weeks anyway, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

23-3-2009 Kris Fredheim resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose defenseman Kris Fredheim has resumed full training after his injury.

21-3-2009 Kris Fredheim injured.
Kris Fredheim of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Nothing serious, but I do remember who hit me and caused the injury, he said in a TV interview.

21-3-2009 Brandon Reid injured.
Brandon Reid of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . These small things happen every now and then, it's all part of hockey, he said after the game in the dressing room.

19-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 43 games without a goal. Tyler Myers has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Lukas Krajicek has played 24 games without a goal. Gregory Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Alexander Edler has played 11 games without a goal. Matthew Lombardi has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Rastislav Konecny has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Eric Lindros remains sidelined with head injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



17-3-2009 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

17-3-2009 Corey Locke resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose center Corey Locke has resumed full training after his injury.

16-3-2009 Matthew Lombardi reaches career high !
Matthew Lombardi marked a new career high in assists with 39 assists after assisting in tonights game against Calgary Flames on a goal by Daniel Sedin. I'm just happy to contribute, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Canada, Matthew Lombardi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 352 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 133 assists along with 278 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 68 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 21+39=60 with 64 PIM.


16-3-2009 Willie Mitchell injured.
Willie Mitchell (VAN) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Mike Grier (CGY). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Nothing serious, but I do remember who hit me and caused the injury, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

15-3-2009 Jannik Hansen uncertain about future
Jannik Hansen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

15-3-2009 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-3-2009 Corey Locke injured.
Corey Locke of Manitoba Moose suffered head injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, were his words after the game.

12-3-2009 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 67 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+7=7 with 46 PIM.


12-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Henrik Sedin is looking red hot with a 10 game point streak. Markus Naslund is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Mattias ohlund is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Michael Grabner is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 40 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 21 games without a goal. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Alexandre Burrows has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Matthew Lombardi has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mike Richards has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Rastislav Konecny has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Eric Lindros remains sidelined with head injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



11-3-2009 Mario Bliznak resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose center Mario Bliznak has resumed full training after his injury.

10-3-2009 Sergei Shirokov uncertain about future
Sergei Shirokov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

8-3-2009 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-3-2009 Lukas Krajicek reaches career high !
Lukas Krajicek marked a new career high in assists with 20 assists after assisting in tonights game against Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Markus Naslund. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he said as he packed up his gear.

A native of Czech, Lukas Krajicek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 265 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 70 assists along with 146 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 66 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 5+20=25 with 26 PIM.


8-3-2009 Mario Bliznak injured.
Mario Bliznak of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I'll just put some ice on it and it'll be as good as new. It will take more than this to slow me down, were his words after the game.

6-3-2009 Team captain meets with Lukas Krajicek
Team captain Matt Cooke called a short meeting with Lukas Krajicek after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Lukas Krajicek as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

5-3-2009 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Henrik Sedin is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Markus Naslund is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Michael Grabner is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 38 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 19 games without a goal. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Alexandre Burrows has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Eric Lindros remains sidelined with head injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



3-3-2009 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

3-3-2009 Mike Richards injured.
Mike Richards (VAN) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Colton Orr (NAS). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. That was just good, clean, hard hitting hockey. If you think I look bad now you should see the other guy, he commented to the media.

3-3-2009 Markus Naslund injured.
Markus Naslund (VAN) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Ryan Suter (NAS). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he said to the press.

3-3-2009 Eric Lindros injured.
Eric Lindros (VAN) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Sean Avery (NAS). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months. Looks like I'll be riding the bike for awhile, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

1-3-2009 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-3-2009 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-3-2009 Henrik Sedin reaches a milestone !
Henrik Sedin notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings on a goal by Daniel Sedin. Tonight things went my way and what can I say, i got the record, he read from a prepared speech..

A native of Sweden, Henrik Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 626 NHL games during his career, notching 158 goals and adding 300 assists along with 346 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 62 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 23+36=59 with 26 PIM.


1-3-2009 Matthew Lombardi injured.
Matthew Lombardi (VAN) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Danny Markov (DET). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It's nothing, just two good guys goin' at it - nobody got seriously hurt, he said to the press.

26-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Markus Naslund is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Matt Cooke has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Pothier has played 35 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 16 games without a goal. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Alexandre Burrows has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



25-2-2009 Matthew Lombardi reaches career high !
Matthew Lombardi marked a new career high in points with 55 after scoring in tonights game against New Jersey Devils on a feed by Markus Naslund. The puck has been bouncing for me lately, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Canada, Matthew Lombardi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 345 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 128 assists along with 274 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 61 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 21+34=55 with 60 PIM.


23-2-2009 Juraj Simek resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose left wing Juraj Simek has resumed full training after his injury.

21-2-2009 Daniel Sedin reaches career high !
Daniel Sedin marked a new career high in points with 74 after assisting in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Markus Naslund. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he said with a wink..

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 621 NHL games during his career, notching 170 goals and adding 268 assists along with 350 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 60 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 32+42=74 with 56 PIM.


21-2-2009 Mike Richards reaches career high !
Mike Richards marked a new career high in goals with 19 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Markus Naslund. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 303 NHL games during his career, notching 54 goals and adding 92 assists along with 273 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 60 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 19+40=59 with 66 PIM.


21-2-2009 Juraj Simek injured.
Juraj Simek of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he said after the game.

20-2-2009 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

20-2-2009 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 60 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 42 PIM.


19-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Markus Naslund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mattias ohlund is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 33 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 14 games without a goal. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Alexandre Burrows has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



19-2-2009 Mike S. Brown resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose right wing Mike S. Brown has resumed full training after his injury.

17-2-2009 Team captain meets with Taylor Pyatt
Team captain Matt Cooke called a short meeting with Taylor Pyatt after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Taylor Pyatt as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

17-2-2009 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

17-2-2009 Ryan Kesler reaches career high !
Ryan Kesler marked a new career high in goals with 12 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Florida Panthers on a feed by Henrik Sedin. We played some good, fundamental hockey tonight. When you do that the goals always follow, he said after the game.

A native of USA, Ryan Kesler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 278 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 41 assists along with 346 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 59 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 12+6=18 with 81 PIM.


15-2-2009 Mike S. Brown injured.
Mike S. Brown of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manchester Monarch. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

13-2-2009 Alexandre Burrows injured.
Alexandre Burrows (VAN) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Josef Melichar (PIT). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It's nothing big, I'll be back soon, ready to strike back, he commented to the media.

12-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Roberto Luongo has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 30 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 11 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Alexandre Burrows has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mike Richards has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



5-2-2009 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-2-2009 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 56 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 38 PIM.


5-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Henrik Sedin is looking red hot with a 9 game point streak. Markus Naslund is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Mike Richards is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 29 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 10 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



4-2-2009 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 55 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 38 PIM.


3-2-2009 Mason Raymond frustrated
Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mason Raymond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 55 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 30 PIM.


1-2-2009 Board considering budget
The board of owners is considering about increasing your player budget because of your good financial record. If the good financial record is kept until the end of the season, your player budget might be increased.

29-1-2009 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Henrik Sedin is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Markus Naslund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brian Pothier is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Alexandre Burrows is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Luc Bourdon is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Edler is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Mike Richards is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Matt Cooke is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Matthew Lombardi has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



26-1-2009 Marc-Andre Bernier frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Marc-Andre Bernier feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Andre Bernier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 51 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 14+13=27 with 32 PIM.


23-1-2009 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-1-2009 Mike Richards frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Mike Richards feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 293 NHL games during his career, notching 53 goals and adding 83 assists along with 263 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 50 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 18+31=49 with 56 PIM.


23-1-2009 Markus Naslund reaches a milestone !
Markus Naslund scored the 900th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Daniel Sedin. Wow, I feel good about it...I guess, the happy player commented.

A native of Sweden, Markus Naslund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1071 NHL games during his career, notching 417 goals and adding 483 assists along with 741 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing has played 36 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 18+14=32 with 34 PIM.


22-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Mattias ohlund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brian Pothier is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Edler is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Alexandre Burrows has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 49 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



22-1-2009 Daniel Sedin reaches career high !
Daniel Sedin marked a new career high in goals with 29 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Brian Pothier. You can't worry about the personal achievements - it's the W's that count, he said after the game.

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 609 NHL games during his career, notching 167 goals and adding 258 assists along with 344 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 48 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 29+32=61 with 50 PIM.


20-1-2009 praises Patrik Watson
Vancouver Canucks head coach has praised young left wing Patrik Watson in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Patrik Watson has played 46 games with Seattle Thunderbirds this season, collecting 36+13=49 with 50 PIM.


18-1-2009 Vancouver Canucks players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Vancouver Canucks were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Roberto Luongo
-Daniel Sedin
-Mike Smith


17-1-2009 Marc-Andre Bernier frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Marc-Andre Bernier feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Andre Bernier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 47 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 13+12=25 with 32 PIM.


15-1-2009 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Markus Naslund is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Lukas Krajicek is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Gregory Campbell is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Alexander Edler is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Mike Richards is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 19 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Alexandre Burrows has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 46 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



15-1-2009 Gregory Campbell reaches career high !
Gregory Campbell marked a new career high in goals with 7 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Pittsburgh Penguins on a feed by Markus Naslund. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, the player said in an interview.

A native of Canada, Gregory Campbell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 190 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 40 assists along with 122 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 41 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 7+22=29 with 31 PIM.


13-1-2009 Luc Bourdon reaches career high !
Luc Bourdon marked a new career high in assists with 11 assists after assisting in tonights game against Anaheim Ducks on a goal by Taylor Pyatt. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, he said to the press.

A native of Canada, Luc Bourdon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 21 assists along with 59 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman has played 44 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 0+11=11 with 37 PIM.


13-1-2009 Luc Bourdon reaches career high !
Luc Bourdon marked a new career high in points with 11 after assisting in tonights game against Anaheim Ducks on a goal by Taylor Pyatt. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Luc Bourdon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 21 assists along with 59 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman has played 44 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 0+11=11 with 37 PIM.


12-1-2009 Mario Bliznak resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose center Mario Bliznak has resumed full training after his injury.

11-1-2009 Daniel Sedin resumes full training.
Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin has resumed full training after his leg injury.

11-1-2009 Matthew Lombardi reaches career high !
Matthew Lombardi marked a new career high in goals with 17 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a feed by Eric Lindros. We have a good team this year, I'm just happy I can help out, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Canada, Matthew Lombardi was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 327 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 117 assists along with 250 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 43 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 17+23=40 with 36 PIM.


11-1-2009 Daniel Sedin injured.
Daniel Sedin (VAN) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Shane O'Brien (WSH). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. These small things happen every now and then, it's all part of hockey, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

8-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Mattias ohlund is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alexandre Burrows is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Edler is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Mike Richards is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Pothier has played 15 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 15 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 42 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



8-1-2009 Mario Bliznak injured.
Mario Bliznak of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . These small things happen every now and then, it's all part of hockey, he said after the game in the dressing room.

7-1-2009 Marc-Andre Bernier frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Marc-Andre Bernier feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Andre Bernier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 41 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 9+12=21 with 22 PIM.


4-1-2009 Mattias ohlund reaches a milestone !
Mattias ohlund scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Alexandre Burrows. I wouldn't have been able to do this without my great teammates, he declared after viewing the replay of the goal.

A native of Sweden, Mattias ohlund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 761 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 265 assists along with 680 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 39 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 6+17=23 with 36 PIM.


3-1-2009 Markus Naslund speaks up.
Markus Naslund is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-1-2009 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-1-2009 praises Alan Kibitz
Vancouver Canucks head coach has praised young defenseman Alan Kibitz in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Alan Kibitz has played 27 games with Zelezarny Trinec this season, collecting 3+8=11 with 2 PIM.


2-1-2009 Vancouver Canucks players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Vancouver Canucks organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Colin Wilson (CAN)
-Patrik Cronstrom (SWE)
-Eduard Jozefevich (RUS)
-Joakim Andersson (SWE)


1-1-2009 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Mike Richards is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Rastislav Konecny is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Roberto Luongo hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Taylor Pyatt is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Henrik Sedin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Matt Cooke is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Markus Naslund has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Pothier has played 11 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 11 games without a goal. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 38 games without a goal. Matthew Lombardi has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



31-12-2008 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-12-2008 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-12-2008 Markus Naslund speaks up.
Markus Naslund is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-12-2008 Mike Richards reaches career high !
Mike Richards marked a new career high in assists with 24 assists after assisting in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Daniel Sedin. Give all the credit to the goalscorer, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 280 NHL games during his career, notching 51 goals and adding 76 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 37 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 16+24=40 with 38 PIM.


28-12-2008 Mike Richards reaches career high !
Mike Richards marked a new career high in points with 39 after assisting in tonights game against Atlanta Thrashers on a goal by Daniel Sedin. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, were his words after the game..

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 279 NHL games during his career, notching 51 goals and adding 75 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 36 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 16+23=39 with 38 PIM.


26-12-2008 Markus Naslund speaks up.
Markus Naslund is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

26-12-2008 Mike Richards frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Mike Richards feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 279 NHL games during his career, notching 50 goals and adding 74 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 36 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 15+22=37 with 38 PIM.


25-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Eric Lindros is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Roberto Luongo hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Markus Naslund has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 36 games without a goal. Matthew Lombardi has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Rastislav Konecny has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



24-12-2008 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 36 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 26 PIM.


21-12-2008 Mike Richards frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Mike Richards feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 278 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 74 assists along with 245 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 35 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 14+22=36 with 38 PIM.


18-12-2008 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 35 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 24 PIM.


18-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mattias ohlund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Brandon Prust is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Roberto Luongo hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Markus Naslund has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 35 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



15-12-2008 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-12-2008 Mason Raymond frustrated
Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mason Raymond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 33 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 7+6=13 with 10 PIM.


14-12-2008 Brandon Prust reaches career high !
Brandon Prust marked a new career high in points with 11 after scoring in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Mattias ohlund. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Brandon Prust was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 3rd round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 108 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 17 assists along with 193 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 17 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 24 PIM.


11-12-2008 Markus Naslund speaks up.
Markus Naslund is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Mattias ohlund is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Gregory Campbell is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Alexandre Burrows is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Edler is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Mike Richards is looking red hot with a 10 game point streak. Rastislav Konecny is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Roberto Luongo hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 32 games without a goal. Matthew Lombardi has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Michael Grabner has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



10-12-2008 Gregory Campbell reaches career high !
Gregory Campbell marked a new career high in points with 19 after assisting in tonights game against Calgary Flames on a goal by Eric Lindros. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said after signing autographs for some kids..

A native of Canada, Gregory Campbell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 175 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 34 assists along with 109 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 26 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 3+16=19 with 18 PIM.


8-12-2008 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-12-2008 Markus Naslund speaks up.
Markus Naslund is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

7-12-2008 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

7-12-2008 Markus Naslund resumes full training.
Vancouver Canucks left wing Markus Naslund has resumed full training after his leg injury.

6-12-2008 Matt Cooke speaks up.
Matt Cooke is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-12-2008 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-12-2008 Daniel Sedin reaches a milestone !
Daniel Sedin scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the St. Louis Blues on a feed by Mike Richards. This one is for the fans who are paying my salary, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Sweden, Daniel Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 589 NHL games during his career, notching 152 goals and adding 248 assists along with 326 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 14+22=36 with 32 PIM.


4-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Willie Mitchell is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Sedin is looking good with 8 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alexandre Burrows is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Edler is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Mike Richards is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Luc Bourdon has played 28 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Markus Naslund remains sidelined with leg injury. Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



2-12-2008 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-12-2008 Markus Naslund resumes light training.
Vancouver Canucks left wing Markus Naslund has resumed light training after his leg injury and is listed day to day.

2-12-2008 Gregory Campbell reaches career high !
Gregory Campbell marked a new career high in assists with 13 assists after assisting in tonights game against Ottawa Senators on a goal by Matthew Lombardi. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he said after the game.

A native of Canada, Gregory Campbell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 3rd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 31 assists along with 109 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 22 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 3+13=16 with 18 PIM.


1-12-2008 Markus Naslund injured.
Markus Naslund (VAN) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Darius Kasparaitis (BUF). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. Sometimes you have to take a hit like that for the team, he said in a TV interview.

30-11-2008 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 25 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 24 PIM.


28-11-2008 Tyler Myers resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose defenseman Tyler Myers has resumed full training after his injury.

27-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Markus Naslund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Gregory Campbell is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Edler is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Mike Richards is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Pothier has played 24 games without a goal. Eric Lindros has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 24 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



26-11-2008 Shaun Heshka frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Shaun Heshka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Shaun Heshka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 23 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 24 PIM.


23-11-2008 Tyler Myers resumes light training.
Manitoba Moose defenseman Tyler Myers has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

22-11-2008 Nicklas Danielsson resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose right wing Nicklas Danielsson has resumed full training after his injury.

20-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Markus Naslund is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Lukas Krajicek is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Alexandre Burrows is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Matthew Lombardi is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Mattias ohlund has played 12 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 21 games without a goal. Gregory Campbell has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 21 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



19-11-2008 Mike Richards frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Mike Richards feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 264 NHL games during his career, notching 42 goals and adding 62 assists along with 231 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 21 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 7+10=17 with 24 PIM.


19-11-2008 Nicklas Danielsson injured.
Nicklas Danielsson of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Falcons. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

13-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Willie Mitchell is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Sedin is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Markus Naslund is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Eric Lindros is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Gregory Campbell is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Edler is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Mike Richards is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 18 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 18 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



11-11-2008 Ryan Kesler speaks up.
Ryan Kesler is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-11-2008 Mario Bliznak resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose center Mario Bliznak has resumed full training after his injury.

9-11-2008 Corey Locke agrees on a contract.
Corey Locke has signed a one year deal with the Manitoba Moose. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

8-11-2008 Ryan Kesler speaks up.
Ryan Kesler is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-11-2008 Tyler Myers injured.
Tyler Myers of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Philadelphia Phantoms. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . It was very painfull at first, but now it is a little better, hopefully within 2-3 weeks I'll be back in action, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

8-11-2008 Mario Bliznak injured.
Mario Bliznak of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Philadelphia Phantoms. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, the injured player commented.

6-11-2008 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Edler is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 14 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Luc Bourdon has played 14 games without a goal. Rastislav Konecny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



5-11-2008 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-11-2008 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-11-2008 Brandon Prust speaks up.
Brandon Prust is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-10-2008 Taylor Pyatt speaks up.
Taylor Pyatt is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Brian Pothier has played 11 games without a goal. Lukas Krajicek has played 11 games without a goal. Luc Bourdon has played 11 games without a goal. Ryan Kesler has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brandon Prust has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



28-10-2008 Marc-Andre Bernier frustrated
Vancouver Canucks right wing Marc-Andre Bernier feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Marc-Andre Bernier was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 10 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 4 PIM.


26-10-2008 Mike Richards frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Mike Richards feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 252 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 57 assists along with 221 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 9 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 14 PIM.


24-10-2008 Alexandre Burrows resumes light training.
Vancouver Canucks right wing Alexandre Burrows has resumed light training after his chest injury and is listed day to day.

24-10-2008 Alexandre Burrows injured.
Alexandre Burrows (VAN) suffered chest injury during the game in an incident with Rhett Warrener (NYI). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. Doctors said that I should be back in a week or so, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

23-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Markus Naslund is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Mattias ohlund is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Eric Lindros is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Alexandre Burrows is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Roberto Luongo has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Ryan Kesler has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



18-10-2008 Rastislav Konecny resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose left wing Rastislav Konecny has resumed full training after his injury.

17-10-2008 Rastislav Konecny injured.
Rastislav Konecny of Manitoba Moose suffered leg injury during tonights minorleague game against the Lowell Devils. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They're being cautious about my condition, but I feel pretty good right now and want to get back on the ice as soon as possible, he commented to the media.

16-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Matt Cooke has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Artem Chubarov remains sidelined with thigh injury.



15-10-2008 Artem Chubarov injured.
Artem Chubarov (VAN) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Ian Laperriere (COL). He is expected to be sidelined indefinitely. You can't even imagine how much it hurts, but I am a tough guy and I'll take it like a man + say$

14-10-2008 Alexei Ivanov resumes full training.
Manitoba Moose center Alexei Ivanov has resumed full training after his injury.

13-10-2008 Alexei Ivanov injured.
Alexei Ivanov of Manitoba Moose suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Portland Pirates. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, he said as the trainers examined him.

10-10-2008 Denis Grot frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Denis Grot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 4 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 10 PIM.


9-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexandre Burrows is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Luc Bourdon is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Richards is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ryan Kesler is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brandon Prust is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-10-2008 Denis Grot frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Denis Grot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season. He has played 3 games with the Manitoba Moose this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 10 PIM.


2-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Markus Naslund is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-10-2008 Colin Wilson sent back juniors
Vancouver Canucks's Colin Wilson did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Vancouver Canucks expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

1-10-2008 Markus Naslund reaches a milestone !
Markus Naslund scored the 400th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Mike Richards. With line mates like I have, it makes it pretty easy to score goals, he said to the press.

A native of Sweden, Markus Naslund was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 1035 NHL games during his career, notching 400 goals and adding 469 assists along with 707 penalty minutes. The 35 year old left wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


1-10-2008 Henrik Sedin reaches a milestone !
Henrik Sedin scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Colorado Avalanche on a feed by Daniel Sedin. That's one for the books, was the comment released to the press after the game.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Sedin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 564 NHL games during his career, notching 136 goals and adding 264 assists along with 320 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2008 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Roberto LuongoA-A-A-29Vancouver Canucks
Martin BrodeurA-BA-36New Jersey Devils
Henrik LundqvistA-A-A-26Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre FleuryA-A-B23Pittsburgh Penguins
Nikolai KhabibulinBB-B35Toronto Maple Leafs
Miikka KiprusoffBBB31Calgary Flames
Kari LehtonenA-A-B24Atlanta Thrashers
Ryan MillerBBB28Toronto Maple Leafs
Pekka RinneA-A-B25Ottawa Senators
Ilya BryzgalovBBB28Detroit Red Wings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nicklas LidstromBA-A-38Pittsburgh Penguins
Scott NiedermayerBB-B35Anaheim Ducks
Zdeno CharaB-A-B-31Boston Bruins
Chris ProngerB-A-B-33Detroit Red Wings
Dion PhaneufB-A-B-23Calgary Flames
Ryan SuterB-BB-23Nashville Predators
Dmitri KalininB-B-B-28San Jose Sharks
Rob BlakeB-B-B-38Los Angeles Kings
Tomas KaberleB-B-B-30New Jersey Devils
Christian EhrhoffB-BB-26San Jose Sharks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Rick NashA-A-A-24Columbus Blue Jackets
Ilya KovalchukA-B-B25Atlanta Thrashers
Marian GaborikAB-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Teemu SelanneBB-B38Anaheim Ducks
Mike KnubleBB-B36Washington Capitals
Patrik EliasBB-B32Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Mike FisherA-B-B-28Ottawa Senators
Keith TkachukBCB-36Atlanta Thrashers
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-27Ottawa Senators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe ThorntonABA-29San Jose Sharks
Peter ForsbergAB-A-35Nashville Predators
Patrick MarleauA-AA-29San Jose Sharks
Eric Staal92808623Carolina Hurricanes
Henrik SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Vincent LecavalierAB-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrice BergeronA-BB23Boston Bruins
Pavol DemitraA-CB33Chicago Blackhawks
Mats SundinBB-B37Toronto Maple Leafs
Travis ZajacA-A-B23New Jersey Devils
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-B36New York Rangers
Alexander OvechkinAB-B23Toronto Maple Leafs
Justin WilliamsBA-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Marian HossaAB-B29Atlanta Thrashers
Phil KesselBB-B20New Jersey Devils
Dany HeatleyBB-B27Ottawa Senators
Jarome IginlaBB-B31Calgary Flames
Martin HavlatA-CB27Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan CheechooA-B-B28San Jose Sharks
Nikolai ZherdevAB-B24Columbus Blue Jackets


30-9-2008 Olivier Fortier sent back juniors
Vancouver Canucks's Olivier Fortier did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Vancouver Canucks expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

30-9-2008 Yuri Cheremetiev sent back juniors
Vancouver Canucks's Yuri Cheremetiev did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Vancouver Canucks expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

30-9-2008 Joakim Andersson sent back juniors
Vancouver Canucks's Joakim Andersson did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Vancouver Canucks expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

29-9-2008 John Negrin returns to Kootenay Ice
Vancouver Canucks's John Negrin did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Kootenay Ice.

29-9-2008 Tyler Myers returns to Swift Current Broncos
Vancouver Canucks's Tyler Myers did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Swift Current Broncos.

25-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Sedin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Henrik Sedin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mattias ohlund is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brian Pothier is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Alexandre Burrows is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Ryan Kesler is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Mika Noronen hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Roberto Luongo has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Jason Blake has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Taylor Pyatt has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. John Negrin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Sami Salo has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Denis Grot has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Artem Chubarov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Mike Smith hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mike Richards has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jannik Hansen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Nicklas Danielsson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mason Raymond has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mario Bliznak has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Kris Fredheim has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rastislav Konecny has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Juraj Simek has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Olivier Fortier has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Tyler Johnson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Joakim Andersson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



23-9-2008 Mason Raymond frustrated
Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mason Raymond was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


19-9-2008 Mike Richards frustrated
Vancouver Canucks center Mike Richards feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Richards was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 248 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 55 assists along with 213 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 5 games with the Vancouver Canucks this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 6 PIM.


18-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mattias ohlund is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Alexandre Burrows is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Matthew Lombardi is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2008 Mason Raymond uncertain about future
Mason Raymond wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

16-9-2008 Vancouver Canucks trade
Vancouver Canucks traded Cory Schneider to San Jose Sharks for Mike Smith and Brandon Prust

11-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Taylor Pyatt is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-9-2008 Denis Grot frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Denis Grot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Vancouver Canucks this season.


4-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-9-2008 Denis Grot frustrated
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Denis Grot feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Grot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2008 Shaun Heshka uncertain about future
Shaun Heshka wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2008 Training camp preview
Vancouver Canucks will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Vancouver Canucks and Manitoba Moose:
- Mika Noronen G
- Daniel Rahimi D
- Roberto Luongo G
- Jason Blake R
- Taylor Pyatt R
- Willie Mitchell D
- Sami Salo D
- Daniel Sedin L
- Henrik Sedin C
- Matt Cooke L
- Markus Naslund L
- Mattias ohlund D
- Eric Lindros C
- Blair Betts L
- Denis Grot D
- Patrick Coulombe D
- Cory Schneider G
- Artem Chubarov C
- Matt Zultek L
- Lukas Mensator G
- Brandon Reid C
- Lukas Krajicek D
- Yuri Cheremetiev L
- Kevin Bieksa D
- Nathan Paetsch D
- Sergei Shirokov L
- James DeMone D
- Mike S. Brown R
- Alexandre Burrows R
- Luc Bourdon D
- Shaun Heshka D
- Alexander Edler D
- Lasse Pirjeta C
- Matthew Lombardi C
- Maxim Sheviev C
- Joonas Vihko R
- Marc-Andre Bernier R
- Alexei Ivanov C
- Ryan Kesler R
- Jannik Hansen R
- Nicklas Danielsson R
- Francois Guenette C
- Sergei Tipol R
- Nathan McIver D
- Mason Raymond L
- Mario Bliznak C
- Kris Fredheim D
- Rastislav Konecny L
- Juraj Simek L
- Michael Grabner R
- Olivier Fortier R
- Joakim Andersson C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Cory Schneider G
- Lukas Krajicek D
- Yuri Cheremetiev L
- James DeMone D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Taylor Pyatt R
- Daniel Sedin L
- Henrik Sedin C
- Eric Lindros C
- Denis Grot D
- Patrick Coulombe D
- Nathan Paetsch D
- Alexandre Burrows R
- Sergei Tipol R
- Nathan McIver D
- Mason Raymond L


30-6-2008 Scott Arniel leaves team
Scott Arniels contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Rick Bowness leaves team
Rick Bownesss contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Ian Clark leaves team
Ian Clarks contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Barry Dean leaves team
Barry Deans contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Ron Delorme leaves team
Ron Delormes contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Thomas Gradin leaves team
Thomas Gradins contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Dave Nonis leaves team
Dave Noniss contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Barry Smith leaves team
Barry Smiths contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Stan Smyl leaves team
Stan Smyls contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Steve Tambellini leaves team
Steve Tambellinis contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Alain Vigneault leaves team
Alain Vigneaults contract has expired and he has left the team.

25-6-2008 Mika Noronen returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Mika Noronen has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Denis Grot returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Denis Grot has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Yuri Cheremetiev returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Yuri Cheremetiev has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Nicklas Danielsson returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Nicklas Danielsson has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Mario Bliznak returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Mario Bliznak has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Kris Fredheim returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Kris Fredheim has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Rastislav Konecny returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Rastislav Konecny has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Juraj Simek returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Juraj Simek has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Olivier Fortier returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Olivier Fortier has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Joakim Andersson returns
Vancouver Canucks were delighted to hear that Joakim Andersson has returned to the team.

24-6-2008 Mike S. Brown uncertain about future
Mike S. Brown wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

24-6-2008 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Blair Betts (Vancouver Canucks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Patrick Coulombe (Manitoba Moose) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Kevin Bieksa (Vancouver Canucks) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Lasse Pirjeta (Manitoba Moose) UFA


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Scott Arniel(farm)
-Rick Bowness(pro)
-Ian Clark(pro)
-Barry Dean(pro)
-Ron Delorme(pro)
-Thomas Gradin(pro)
-Dave Nonis(pro)
-Barry Smith(pro)
-Stan Smyl(pro)
-Steve Tambellini(pro)
-Alain Vigneault(pro)


20-6-2008 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $16 600 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

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