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Expansion Kraken fall in home debut 4-2 to Vancouver

Oct. 24, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Bo Horvat and Conor Garland were not interested in letting the home debut of the Seattle Kraken turn into an all-night celebration. Instead, they helped add a little fire to the burgeoning Pacific Northwest rivalry between Vancouver and Seattle by...

Years of waiting finally end as Kraken make home debut

Oct. 22, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In the hierarchy of influential figures in Seattle's sports history, Ken Johnsen’s name isn’t likely to be found even if his fingerprints are all over the landscape. More than two decades ago, Johnsen was heavily involved in the building of the...

Demko makes 29 saves, Canucks beat winless Blackhawks 4-1

Oct. 22, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Dickinson, Tanner Pearson and Brock Boeser scored their first goals of the season and the Vancouver Canucks beat the winless Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night. Thatcher Demko made 29 saves and Conor Garland added an empty-netter with 1:02...

Climate Pledge Arena ready to get Kraken for hockey debut

Oct. 20, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The first event ever inside Climate Pledge Arena — whether it will be considered the official first event or not — was far from a soft opening. “Dave Grohl said he was going to tear the building down,” joked Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiweke on...

Sabres rally to beat Canucks, improve to 3-0

Oct. 19, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner and Tage Thompson scored 23 seconds apart in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Tuesday night. Buffalo’s alternate captains, Kyle Okposo and Zemgus Girgensons, each added a goal and an...

Greiss makes 40 saves as Red Wings beat Canucks 3-1

Oct. 16, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 40 saves to assure the lead the Detroit Red Wings took early in the second period stood up in a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Greiss, from Fussen, Germany, was acrobatic in goal and displayed a knack of...

Canucks score twice in shootout, beat Flyers 5-4

Oct. 15, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With a raucous Philly crowd against them, and a third-period collapse still raw, the Vancouver Canucks pulled themselves together and believed the best was still ahead. “It’s a rocking building, we’re on the road, anything could happen,”...

NHL suspends Red Wings C Dylan Larkin 1 game for punch

Oct. 15, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin for a game for roughing Tampa Bay forward Mathieu Joseph. The league announced the penalty Friday, adding Larkin will give up $30,500 in pay that will go toward the Players’ Emergency Assistance...

Canucks trade Juolevi to Panthers for Lammikko, Juulsen

Oct. 10, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks traded Finnish defenseman Olli Juolevi to the Florida Panthers on Sunday for Finnish forward Juho Lammikko and B.C. defenseman Noah Juulsen. Selected fifth overall in the 2016 NHL draft, the 23-year-old Juolevi...

Kraken released: Seattle opens preseason topping Vancouver

Sep. 27, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The concourses of the Spokane Arena were jammed. The merchandise lines snaked through the crowds, causing bottlenecks as fans filed in for their first glimpse of the Seattle Kraken. There seems to be little doubt about the popularity and reach of...