Ryan Kesler

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Canucks vs Coyotes Game Preview – December 6, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to build on another successful road trip with a 7:00 PM PST inter-division tilt vs the Phoenix Coyotes at Rogers Arena. Last Game The Canucks topped off a successful 4 game road trip with a gutsy 3-1 win vs the Nashville Predators. Ryan Kesler took the Canucks on his back with […]

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Burrows sidelined indefinitely with broken jaw

As if his scoring slump wasn’t enough, it appears Alex Burrows hard luck season just got worse. The Province is reporting Burrows will be out indefinitely with a broken jaw which he suffered Sunday on a Chris Tanev clear that caught him in the face. Burrows returned to the game and even laughed about the […]

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Canucks vs Sharks Game Preview – November 14, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to get back into the win column with a Thursday night tilt vs the San Jose Sharks at the friendly confines of Rogers Arena. The Canucks are well rested having not played since Sunday night in Anaheim and have a recent dominating performance against the Sharks to fall back on. Last […]

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The 10 biggest questions facing the Canucks this season

This article was also posted on VanCity Buzz. The Vancouver Canucks begin the 2013-14 season today and I can’t recall another Canucks season with so many question marks. Nobody really knows what to expect from this group, now three seasons removed from their near-dream season in 2010-11 when they almost won the Stanley Cup.

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Kesler’s Health the Biggest Gut Check for Canuck Fans

Please welcome our newest writer Matt Fisher! You can follow Matt on Twitter at @vancouvermatt While the goaltending soap opera surrounding the Vancouver Canucks received the lion’s share of the press during the off-season, it’s fair to say the Canucks’ fortunes in 2013-14 rest less on Roberto Luongo’s shoulders, than on their second-line centre, Ryan […]

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Canucks forward lines appear set for season opener

Steve Lancashire is back again. Follow Steve on Twitter at @lankey22 Now that the last cuts have been made, it appears we are seeing the lineup that will start the year together on October 3rd at the SAP Center in San Jose (SAP stands for Shitty Arena Pseudonym, by the way). While there is some […]

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Canucks to wear Millionaires jerseys next month

When it comes to choosing retro jerseys, the Vancouver Canucks have a larger selection than most. I mean, this franchise has had so many drastically different jersey styles we dedicated a whole section to it! But next month, the Canucks will be looking to the Vancouver Millionaires for inspiration.

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Kevin Bieksa Impersonates Ryan Kesler, Fools Reporter

Great stuff here from Kevin Bieksa. Apparently a reporter in Los Angeles (Mike Dunsmore from Fox Sports) thought he was Ryan Kesler, so he just went with it.

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The Canucks Aren’t Good Enough 5-on-5

Something that hasn’t received enough attention until only recently is how poor the Canucks have been at 5-on-5 play. Sure their power play is fantastic at a league best 26.7% and their penalty killing is respectable, ranking 12th in the league at 84.4%. But it is their play at even strength that is concerning. Currently […]

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Don Cherry Criticizes the Canucks – And He’s Right… Mostly

Don Cherry did something that he rarely does on Coach’s Corner yesterday, he talked about the Vancouver Canucks. Cherry said the Canucks weren’t paying the price (actually he said ‘playing the price’, but we know what you meant Don). He also said that people were unfairly pointing the finger at Roberto Luongo (actually, he said […]

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