Vancouver Canucks http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24840/all en NHL-Maple Leafs fire Brian Burke as general manager http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/nhl-maple-leafs-fire-brian-burke-general-manager <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>TORONTO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The Toronto Maple Leafs fired President and General Manager Brian Burke on Wednesday in a shock move just days before the National Hockey League returns to action following a bitter labor dispute with players.</p> <p>Assistant General Manager Dave Nonis was introduced as Burke's replacement during a news conference at the team's arena. Burke will remain with the team as a senior advisor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/nhl-maple-leafs-fire-brian-burke-general-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brian Burke National Hockey League Toronto Maple Leafs Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:15:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732295 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NHL-Maple Leafs fire Brian Burke as general manager http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-nhl-maple-leafs-fire-brian-burke-general-manager <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Maple Leafs failed to make playoffs during Burke's tenure</p> <p>* Toronto placed 13th in the Eastern Conference last season (Adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>TORONTO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The Toronto Maple Leafs fired President and General Manager Brian Burke on Wednesday in a shock move just days before the National Hockey League returns to action following a bitter labor dispute with players.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-nhl-maple-leafs-fire-brian-burke-general-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brian Burke Business National Hockey League Toronto Maple Leafs Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732370 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>League owners approve new labor deal</p> <p>2013-01-09T233118Z_3_BRE90818D_RTROPTC_0_US-NHL.XML () -</p> <p>Bonds, Clemens denied; no players make Hall 2013-01-09T211344Z_2_BRE908167_RTROPTC_0_US-BASEBALL-FAME.XML () -</p> <p>Maple Leafs fire Brian Burke as general manager</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health John Isner National Hockey League Politics Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:15:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732430 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Redskins' Griffin undergoes successful knee surgery</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cablevision National Hockey League Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:15:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732480 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NHL-Never-say-die Kings rally to haunt Canucks again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/nhl-never-say-die-kings-rally-haunt-canucks-again <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds quotes)</p> <p>* Luongo makes 26 saves in the defeat</p> <p>* Kings win second in a row after three-game skid</p> <p>Jan 28 (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Kings proved to be Vancouver's nemesis once again on Monday when the defending Stanley Cup champions reopened old wounds from last season's playoffs with a 3-2 shootout victory over the Canucks.</p> <p>Vancouver held a 2-1 lead and were just 44 seconds from securing the road win when Russian defenseman Slava Voynov scored to send the game into overtime.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/nhl-never-say-die-kings-rally-haunt-canucks-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League Northwest Division Roberto Luongo Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks captains Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 07:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740880 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NHL-Vancouver heap more shootout misery on Chicago http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130202/nhl-vancouver-heap-more-shootout-misery-chicago <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>* Chicago top Central Division despite defeat</p> <p>* Vancouver in control of Northwest Division</p> <p>Feb 1 (Reuters) - The Vancouver Canucks handed the Chicago Blackhawks a second successive shootout loss, taking their home NHL clash 2-1 on Friday.</p> <p>Chicago opened the season with a franchise record 6-0 start but after falling to Minnesota on Wednesday via shootout they were sent home packing in similar circumstances by the Canucks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130202/nhl-vancouver-heap-more-shootout-misery-chicago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Roberto Luongo Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks captains Thomson Reuters Sat, 02 Feb 2013 06:46:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743859 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday Feb 10 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0600-gmt-saturday-feb-9 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NBA</p> <p>Nuggets open road trip in search of fifth consecutive win</p> <p>The Denver Nuggets continued their sparkling form with a 111-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, extending their winning streak to nine games. (NBA-CAVALIERS/, moved, 250 words)</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NHL</p> <p>Canucks host Flames seeking fifth consecutive victory</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0600-gmt-saturday-feb-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brandt Snedeker Human Interest Northwest Division Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:30:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750800 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Canucks rally from slow to start to extinguish Flames http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-nhl-canucks-overcome-slow-start-extinguish-flames <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 9 (Reuters) - The Vancouver Canucks started slowly but roared into life in the second period to claim a fifth straight victory with a thumping 5-1 home win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday.</p> <p>Lee Stempniak had opened the scoring for the Flames late in the first period before the Canucks (7-2-2) bagged two goals in a 27-second span midway through the second to seize control of the game.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-nhl-canucks-overcome-slow-start-extinguish-flames" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Northwest Division Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 08:00:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5751558 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NHL-Allen stands firm to help Blues edge out Canucks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/nhl-allen-stands-firm-help-blues-edge-out-canucks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>* Oshie, McDonald score in regulation and shootout</p> <p>* Canucks still on top of Northwest</p> <p>Feb 17 (Reuters) - Rookie goaltender Jake Allen shook off the concession of a game-tying goal in the final minutes of regulation to make a string of key stops as the St Louis Blues sealed a 4-3 shootout win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/nhl-allen-stands-firm-help-blues-edge-out-canucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Henrik Sedin National Hockey League T. 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Oshie Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks captains Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 06:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758693 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NHL-Chipchura double help Coyotes past Canucks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/nfl-chipchura-leads-coyotes-past-first-place-canucks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Smith makes 29 saves for Coyotes</p> <p>* Canucks lose third straight home game</p> <p>Feb 26 (Reuters) - Phoenix center Kyle Chipchura scored twice as the Coyotes beat Vancouver 4-2 on Tuesday to prolong the Canucks' troubles at home.</p> <p>Chipchura netted the first and last goals of the game, giving the visitors a lead in the opening period before closing the door on Vancouver in the final seconds of the third.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/nfl-chipchura-leads-coyotes-past-first-place-canucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cory Schneider National Hockey League Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5768107 at http://www.globalpost.com Former Leafs GM Burke files defamation suit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/former-leafs-gm-burke-files-defamation-suit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>VANCOUVER - Former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke has filed a lawsuit with B.C. Supreme Court, saying he was defamed in online comments accusing him of having an extra-marital affair with a sports reporter.</p> <p>Burke alleges the online comments published by 18 people, whose identities are unknown to him, are untrue.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/former-leafs-gm-burke-files-defamation-suit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brian Burke Burke Business Hospitality Labor Law National Hockey League Politics Technology Vancouver Canucks The Canadian Press Mon, 29 Apr 2013 20:01:24 +0000 The Canadian Press 5828005 at http://www.globalpost.com Sharks 3, Canucks 2 (OT) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/sharks-3-canucks-2-ot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sharks 3, Canucks 2 (OT): Patrick Marleau scored the tying goal with 56 seconds remaining in the third period and Raffi Torres tallied at 5:31 of overtime as visiting San Jose took a 2-0 lead in its Western Conference first-round series with Northwest Division champion Vancouver.</p> <p>Captain Joe Thornton also scored, Brent Burns notched two assists and Antti Niemi turned aside 29 shots for the sixth-seeded Sharks, who host Game 3 on Sunday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/sharks-3-canucks-2-ot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Roberto Luongo Ryan Kesler Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks captains Thomson Reuters Wed, 08 May 2013 20:00:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5833706 at http://www.globalpost.com Head coach Vigneault sacked by Canucks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/head-coach-vigneault-sacked-canucks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The Vancouver Canucks fired head coach Alain Vigneault on Wednesday, along with assistants Rick Bowness and Newell Brown, following the National Hockey League team's first-round exit from the playoffs.</p> <p>The Canucks ended the regular season by winning the Northwest Division championship with a 26-15-7 record but were swept 4-0 by the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference quarter-finals.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/head-coach-vigneault-sacked-canucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Northwest Division Vancouver Canucks Thomson Reuters Wed, 22 May 2013 23:32:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5844271 at http://www.globalpost.com Civil claim involving destruction at riot brings back memories of torched car http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130615/civil-claim-involving-destruction-at-riot-brings-back-memori <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>VANCOUVER - Two years after a mob burned her car at the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver, Sarah Edmondson still gets emotional about the mentality of the people who would resort to such an act.</p> <p>"It was first vandalized and then they decided that wasn't enough so they smashed windows and then they flipped it over and burned it to a crisp," Edmondson said after British Columbia's Crown auto insurer filed civil claims against 46 people involved in damaging or destroying 77 vehicles.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130615/civil-claim-involving-destruction-at-riot-brings-back-memori" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Edmondson Surnames Vancouver Canucks The Canadian Press Sat, 15 Jun 2013 15:01:22 +0000 The Canadian Press 5857565 at http://www.globalpost.com Stanley Cup riot prompts ICBC to file civil claim against 46 people http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130616/stanley-cup-riot-prompts-icbc-file-civil-claim-against-46-pe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>VANCOUVER - British Columbia's Crown auto insurer has filed a civil claim against 46 people who have been charged or convicted for taking part in the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver two years ago.</p> <p>The Insurance Corp. of B.C. is seeking damages, interest and costs that have so far amounted to more than $500,000 involving 77 vehicles that were set on fire or otherwise damaged.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130616/stanley-cup-riot-prompts-icbc-file-civil-claim-against-46-pe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Hockey League Northwest Division Vancouver Canucks The Canadian Press Mon, 17 Jun 2013 00:32:23 +0000 The Canadian Press 5858409 at http://www.globalpost.com