Vancouver Canucks

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  • Goals For
    178 GF
  • Goals Against
    241 GA
  • Power Play %
    14.1 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    76.7 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    648 PIM
  • Yamamoto, Pakarinen lead way as Oilers beat Canucks 5-3
    The Canadian Press

    Yamamoto, Pakarinen lead way as Oilers beat Canucks 5-3

    Kailer Yamamoto is definitely making a strong case for a longer look with the Edmonton Oilers. Yamamoto and Iiro Pakarinen both had two goals as the Oilers emerged with a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday. Drafted 22nd overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, Yamamoto has four goals and an assist in three pre-season games.

  • Jordan Subban one of 10 players cut from Canucks roster
    The Province

    Jordan Subban one of 10 players cut from Canucks roster

    The Vancouver Canucks cut 10 players from their pre-season roster on Saturday, including defenceman Jordan Subban. Joining Subban on the trip back to the Utica Comets are Michael Carcone, Yan-Pavel Laplante, Evan McEneny, Zack MacEwen, Griffin Molino and Ashton Sautner. Three other players cut — Alexis D’Aoust, Aaron Irving and Brett McKenzie — will attend the Comets training camp.

  • Canucks in China: Mike Keenan has a difficult task in trying to build Chinese national team
    The Province

    Canucks in China: Mike Keenan has a difficult task in trying to build Chinese national team

    The Chinese men’s hockey program has grand ambitions for the 2022 Winter Olympics but, before the hockey world gets too excited over the emergence of this new world power, let’s go back 20 years for a cautionary tale. In the mid-’90s, Japan boasted a lot of the same conditions which are currently found in China. The economy was booming. Interest in hockey was growing. The 1998 Winter Olympics were set for Nagano and with money pouring into the men’s national team, those Games were seen as the springboard which would launch the game in the Asian country. And it never happened. Why? “Unfortunately the economic crisis (in Japan) started right after,” says IIHF president Rene Fasel. “We couldn’t