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Nikolaj Ehlers, the Jets' 2014 first-round draft pick, is only a maybe when the team's prospects hit the ice today for their second game of the Canucks Young Stars Classic tournament. The Jets meet the Vancouver Canucks at 4 p.m. and Ehlers will be a late decision because he tweaked his groin late in Friday's tournament opener against Calgary.
Last year, the Vancouver Canucks said goodbye to Alain Vigneault, goodbye to Cory Schneider, and eventually even goodbye to Roberto Luongo. In the process, they said goodbye to being a playoff team, and thus in turn said goodbye to John Tortorella, one year after he replaced Vigneault.
Vancouver Canucks netminding prospect Austin Lotz smiles on the sidelines before practice at the Youngstars Tournament in Penticton Saturday September 13, 2014. PENTICTON - Travis Green, who is coaching the Vancouver Canuck prospects at the Young Stars tournament here, doesn't appear to be pumping too many tires in the early going.
When Daniel and Henrik Sedin walked out of Kent elementary's library doors and into the playground on Saturday afternoon, the cheers could be heard from well down the block. The hockey superstars hadn't announced their visit, and for some young fans, the event was too good to be true.
Carla Seddon, left, of Global Spectrum, and Don Kendall, publisher of the Penticton Western News, presented Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic winners with their prizes, which included a ticket package to the tournament, flight, accommodations and a meal. Next to Seddon is Vancouver's Bonnie Lam, Nanaimo's Anita Wilson to the right of Kendall and Trail's Teresa DeBiasio.
Apr 13, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; The Vancouver Canucks raise their sticks to appreciate the fans after the third period against the Calgary Flames at Rogers Arena. The Vancouver Canucks won 5-1.
The Province is getting ready to reveal who the 101 Greatest Vancouver Canucks of all time are... Who made the cut? Of all the glorious campaigns he's had over the years, whereby he's dragged himself out of the Eastern League to the American League and then into an NHL career that paid him $6 million for last season, that last season will not be well remembered by anyone other than his financial adviser. It's not often a guy gets hurt in the first game of the season and in his last game at the world championships, but that's what the likable Vancouver winger went through - so you would have to think he's due for a different set of breaks.
The weather may be cooling down, but the fall box office is heating up thanks to a host of new releases. Take a look at the 10 must-see films of the season, according to Postmedia News film critic Chris Knight.
Luca Sbisa, centre, had an awful 2013-14 season with the Anaheim Ducks, suffering two injuries. Now the defenceman is ready for a fresh start with the Vancouver Canucks.
Jun 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Jared McCann puts on a team sweater after being selected as the number twenty-four overall pick to the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports A rebuilding Vancouver Canucks squad will have plenty of youngsters to watch at the 2014 Young Stars Classic in Penticton, but 2014 first round draft pick Jared McCann will not be one of them as the 'Nucks prospect will be out with mono for the annual showcase of some of the best young talent in the National Hockey League in the BC city.
Everett has three players headed to NHL rookie training camps this week. Defenseman Ben Betker, a sixth-round pick by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2013 NHL draft, is headed to his second training camp with the Oilers.
After spending more than two decades attempting to become an NHL head coach, and with training camp in Whistler, B.C., two weeks away, he is vowing not to change his style behind the bench. "One thing I learned is, you've gotta be who you are," said Desjardins, 57, the new Canucks coach, after taking part in a Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon Tuesday.
TSN 1040, the station formerly known as Team 1040, reached across the country to find a new radio voice for the Vancouver Canucks. Jon Abbott, who served as play-by-play man for the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League and Joe Bowen's radio fill-in guy on Maple Leaf broadcasts last season, will replace Rick Ball behind the mic this season.
The lush grounds of VanDusen Botanical Garden served as a fitting backdrop to Canada's most valuable collection of motoring glory at the Luxury and Supercar Weekend on Saturday. Highlights included an Aston Martin spy car complete with missile launchers, an Italian-manufactured Pagani Huayra Carbon Edition and a classic 1962 Maserati.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:43 am
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