Several Teams Showing Interest in Bieksa

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Kevin Bieksa knows he’s far from a sure bet in British Columbia for the 2010-2011 season. ‘Nucks GM Mike Gillis has been receiving inquiries from a number of teams, including the Anaheim Ducks, the San Jose Sharks, the Los Angeles Kings, the Montreal Canadiens, and the Columbus Blue Jackets. Bieksa has aContinue reading “Several Teams Showing Interest in Bieksa”

Pavol Demitra Heads to KHL

Former Vancouver Canucks forward Pavol Demitra has signed a contract with Yaroslavl of the KHL, ESPN is reporting. The 35-year-old Slovakian player may not suit up for another NHL team in his career, so his tenure with the Canucks may go down as his last stop in the National Hockey League. The deal with YaroslavlContinue reading “Pavol Demitra Heads to KHL”

Vancouver Bolsters the D – Part Two

After a draft day filled with stocking up defensive picks, the Vancouver Canucks got busy in the free agent market by signing Dan Hamhuis. Hamhuis comes to Vancouver in the unique position of a BC-born player who turned down other offers for more money with other clubs to lace the skates for the Canucks. HamhuisContinue reading “Vancouver Bolsters the D – Part Two”

Vancouver Bolsters the D

The NHL entry draft didn’t offer that many surprises or moves, but it did remain a showcase of where certain teams were planning on taking their teams in the upcoming season. And for the Vancouver Canucks, defence was the order of the day. After snagging veteran defenceman Keith Ballard on Friday, the Canucks continued onContinue reading “Vancouver Bolsters the D”

Blackhawks Eliminate Canucks

The Chicago Blackhawks took six games to defeat the Vancouver Canucks, but for many it looked like the final results were never in doubt. Discipline was the name of the game for the series, but the Canucks came up short and often looked like an unhinged, uncontrolled hockey club – especially at home. The teamContinue reading “Blackhawks Eliminate Canucks”