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Devils score 2 quick goals, hold on to beat Canucks 2-1

Nov. 10, 2019 8:40 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Mackenzie Blackwood had some more fan at the Vancouver Canucks' expense. Blackwood made 30 saves, Wayne Simmonds and Jesper Bratt scored 22 seconds apart in the first period and the New Jersey Devils beat the Canucks 2-1 on Sunday. "It seems like he is standing on his...

Schwartz finishes 3-on-0 to lift Blues over Canucks in OT

Nov. 6, 2019 3:13 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — As the puck slid up the ice with only St. Louis players in pursuit, Jaden Schwartz found himself in the middle of a situation he'd never experienced before. He certainly made the most of it. Schwartz scored on a 3-on-0 break at 3:28 of overtime to give the Blues a 2-1...

Encana moving HQ from Calgary to US, changing name

Oct. 31, 2019 11:01 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — One of Canada's oldest and largest energy companies is moving its corporate headquarters from Calgary to the United States. Encana Corp. is also changing its name to Ovintiv Inc. The company says having a U.S. address will expose it to increasingly larger pools of investment in U.S....

Miller scores 2, Canucks get 5 in 1st and drub Panthers 7-2

Oct. 29, 2019 2:58 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks forward J.T. Miller only knew he was on the cusp of his 100th career goal because his parents wouldn't let him forget. "They've been putting pressure on me for about a week now so I told them to stop texting me," he said. Miller had two goals Monday night,...

Backstrom scores in shootout, Capitals beat Canucks 6-5

Oct. 26, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver captain Bo Horvat says the Canucks simply weren't good enough to steal a win from the Washington Capitals on Friday night. Though the Canucks led by four goals late in the second period, Washington rallied late and beat Vancouver 6-5 in a shootout. "It's a...

Horvat scores 3 in 3rd, Canucks rally past Red Wings 5-2

Oct. 22, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Bo Horvat had a lot of family and friends in the crowd Tuesday night and he gave them a lot to cheer about. Horvat, a native of London, Ontario, which is within easy driving distance of Detroit, scored three of Vancouver's five goals in the third period for his first career hat trick, and...

Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Oct. 20, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver captain Bo Horvat wanted to set the tone early after a tough loss the previous day. He got the Canucks started with a needed power-play goal and they bounced back with a big road win. Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks...

Kawhi back in Canada, NBA GMs think he'll go back to finals

Oct. 18, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

Kawhi Leonard was back in Canada, where last season he won a championship. NBA general managers think he's going to win another one this season. They voted the Los Angeles Clippers as the favorites Thursday in the NBA.com GM survey , believing Leonard and Paul George are the missing pieces for a team that's never...

Canucks down Blues in shootout, get 1st road win

Oct. 17, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thatcher Demko is making the most of his time in the Canucks' starting lineup. Demko made 34 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped all six shots in a shootout to help Vancouver to a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. Vancouver won its fourth in a row — its longest...

Alaska to resume temporary ferry service to British Columbia

Oct. 17, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Marine Highway System is expected to resume ferry service to British Columbia, but only on two dates, officials said. The state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said service to Prince Rupert has been scheduled Oct. 29 and Nov. 25, The Juneau Empire...