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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...

Frustration and pride in Canada after a year of legal pot

Oct. 16, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The weed is expensive, the selection is limited, the black market persists, and licensed stores are scarce. It's one year into Canada's experiment in legal marijuana, and hundreds of legal pot shops have opened. While many residents remain proud of Canada for bucking...

Miller scores twice, Canucks beat Red Wings 5-1

Oct. 16, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller says sometimes the key to an effective power play is simple — just shoot. Miller had two of Vancouver's three power-play goals in the Canucks' 5-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. "It doesn't always work how you plan...

Vasilevskiy leads Lightning to a 3-1 win over Canadiens

Oct. 16, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road trip. Braydon Coburn, Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning (3-2-1), who were coming off a 4-2 loss to the Ottawa...

Pearson scores in shootout, Canucks beat Flyers 3-2

Oct. 13, 2019 2:57 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward Tanner Pearson was just looking for some empty space when he sent the puck flying in the shootout Saturday night. Pearson beat Philadelphia goaltender Carter Hart between the pads in the third round of the shootout, leading the Canucks to a 3-2...

Miller finishes with 4 points, Canucks beat Kings 8-2

Oct. 10, 2019 2:47 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks got the victory they sorely needed. J.T. Miller had a goal and three assists to lead the Canucks to an 8-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. Miller finished Vancouver's home opener with a career-high four points, while Brandon Sutter...

Johansson scores in OT, Sabres top Canadiens 5-4

Oct. 10, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Johansson scored 1:30 into overtime, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. Jack Eichel scored twice and added two assists, and the Sabres improved to 3-0-1, the team's best start since opening the 2009-10 season 4-0-1. Rookie...

Damir Kreilach scores, Real Salt Lake beats Vancouver 1-0

Oct. 6, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored in the 28th minute and Nick Rimando made five saves for his 10th shutout of the season in Real Salt Lake's 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday in the regular-season finale. Corey Baird put a shot on net, Kreilach took the ball on his...