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Vancouver Canucks' Tyler Toffoli, front, celebrates his first goal against Boston Bruins goalie Jaroslav Halak, of Slovakia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Toffoli has 3-point game, Canucks rout Bruins 9-3

Feb. 23, 2020 2:48 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tyler Toffoli scored his first two goals with his new team and added an assist as the Vancouver Canucks routed the Boston Bruins 9-3 on Saturday night. “It feels good,” Toffoli said. “Obviously, scoring a goal this early makes it a little easier, but...

Nashville Predators left wing Austin Watson (51) looks on as Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat (53) puts Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) to the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Markstrom sharp as Canucks top Predators 6-2

Feb. 11, 2020 2:31 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jacob Markstrom stopped 36 shots, and Elias Pettersson and J.T. Miller each had a goal and an assist to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 6-2 win over the Nashville Predators on Monday night. Zack MacEwen, Brandon Sutter, Jordie Benn and Jake Virtanen also scored on a night...

Calgary Flames' Milan Lucic celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Dube has goal, 2 assists as Flames beat Canucks 6-2

Feb. 9, 2020 2:49 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — illon Dube had a goal and an assist for a career-high three-point night, and the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-2 Saturday might. Milan Lucic and Derek Ryan each had a goal and assist for the Flames,who snapped a three-game skid. Matthew Tkachuk, Sean Monahan...

Minnesota Wild's Jason Zucker, left, and Vancouver Canucks' Jake Virtanen fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. Both received fighting penalties. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Wild get three early goals, beat Canucks 4-2

Feb. 6, 2020 11:38 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala and Brad Hunt each had a goal and an assist as part of Minnesota's three-goal first period and the Wild beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Thursday night. Ryan Hartman and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota. Alex Stalock stopped 24 shots to establish a career high with...

Vancouver Canucks' Christopher Tanev, left, and San Jose Sharks' Joel Kellman (46) watch an airborne puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Hughes, Virtanen lead streaking Canucks past Sharks, 5-2

Jan. 30, 2020 2:32 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Quinn Hughes had a goal and an assist, Jake Virtanen put Vancouver ahead and the first-place Canucks scored four unanswered goals in the third period to extend their winning streak to four games with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night. Tyler Myers, Brandon...

Vancouver Canucks' J.T. Miller, front left, Jake Virtanen, right, and Jake Virtanen, back left, celebrate Miller's first goal against the St. Louis Blues during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia on Monday Jan. 27, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Miller leads Canucks past Blues 3-1 for 9th straight at home

Jan. 28, 2020 2:35 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — J.T. Miller scored twice in the second period to help the Vancouver Canucks rally from an early deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Monday night. Bo Horvat also scored as the Canucks won their ninth straight at home, and 12 in the last 15 overall. Jake Virtanen and...

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Quinn Hughes (43) celebrates his goal past San Jose Sharks goaltender Aaron Dell (30) with his teammates during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Pearson leads Canucks past Sharks and into 1st in Pacific

Jan. 20, 2020 10:34 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks surged past the San Jose Sharks — and took over the tight Pacific Division. Tanner Pearson scored on the power play and had an assist, helping the Canucks to a 4-1 victory Saturday night. Loui Eriksson, J.T. Miller and Quinn Hughes also scored...

Vancouver Canucks right wing Jake Virtanen (18) celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes with teammates Elias Pettersson (40) and J.T. Miller (9) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Virtanen, Markstrom lead Canucks over Coyotes 3-1

Jan. 17, 2020 2:31 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jake Virtanen borrowed a move from his Western Hockey League days — and it helped lift the Vancouver Canucks to victory. Virtanen scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period and Jacob Markstrom made 34 saves to lead the Canucks past the Arizona...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon skates off the ice after an injury during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lightning beat Flyers, tie club mark with 10th straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...

Vancouver Canucks forward Bo Horvat (53) celebrates his goal with teammate forward Tanner Pearson (70) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Boeser scores twice in Canucks' 6-3 win over Sabres

Jan. 11, 2020 5:38 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Still stinging from opening their road trip with two lopsided losses, Bo Horvat and the Vancouver Canucks got back on track with a strong finish Saturday. Horvat had a goal and an assist, and the Canucks scored three times on their first six shots of the third period en route to a 6-3...