Vancouver Canucks Wiretap

Lightning Send J.T. Miller To Canucks For Draft Picks

Jun 22, 2019 4:15 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning earned a little breathing room under the NHL salary cap by shipping forward J.T. Miller to the Canucks on Saturday.

Miller was moved for goalie Marek Mazanec, a third-round pick in the 2019 draft and a conditional first-round pick in either 2020 or 2021. Tampa Bay used the third-rounder on Swedish goaltender Hugo Alnefelt.

Tags: Tampa Bay Lightning, Vancouver Canucks, Draft, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Canucks Sign Alexander Edler To Two-Year, $12M Deal

Jun 20, 2019 12:43 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenseman Alexander Edler to a two-year, $12 million contract, general manager Jim Benning announced Thursday.

Edler, 33, could have become an unrestricted free agent next month.

Tags: Vancouver Canucks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Canucks Acquire Ryan Spooner From Oilers

Feb 16, 2019 9:01 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have acquired center Ryan Spooner, sending Sam Gagner to the Edmonton Oilers.

Vancouver is the third NHL stop this season for Spooner, who has also played for the New York Rangers and Oilers.

Tags: Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Ducks Acquire Michael Del Zotto From Canucks

Jan 18, 2019 2:04 AM

The Anaheim Ducks have acquired defenseman Michael Del Zotto from the Vancouver Canucks for defenseman Luke Schenn and a 2020 seventh-round draft pick.

The teams announced the trade Wednesday night. Del Zotto, 28, had a goal and three assists with the Canucks this season and has 54 goals and 161 assists in 10 NHL seasons.

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Vancouver Canucks, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Radim Vrbata Retires After 16 NHL Seasons

Oct 1, 2018 2:40 PM

Radim Vrbata, who played 16 seasons in the NHL for seven teams, announced his retirement.

The 37-year-old from the Czech Republic scored more than 20 or more goals in a season six times, including a career-high 35 for Phoenix in 2011-12. He scored 31 for the Canucks in 2014-15 and made his only All-Star appearance that season.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Vancouver Canucks, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Canucks, Trevor Linden Agree To Part Ways

Jul 26, 2018 12:41 PM

The Vancouver Canucks and president of hockey operations Trevor Linden have "amicably" agreed to part ways.

The team said Wednesday that Linden is leaving the organization to "pursue different endeavors."

Tags: Vancouver Canucks, Misc Rumor

Henrik, Daniel Sedin To Retire After 17 NHL Seasons

Apr 2, 2018 3:02 PM

Canucks veterans Henrik and Daniel Sedin, 37, will retire after the 2017-18 season, announcing the decision jointly in a letter on the team's website.

"We started the year with the mindset that a decision would be made in the postseason. But it became clear, after discussions with our families throughout the year, that this will be our last season. This feels right for all of us," they wrote.

Tags: Vancouver Canucks, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Canucks Sign Erik Gudbranson To Three-Year, $12M Extension

Feb 20, 2018 2:27 PM

Defenseman Erik Gudbranson has signed a three-year, $12 million contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks, ending the speculation over his status at the NHL trade deadline.

Gudbranson, 26, has two goals and two assists in 41 games with Vancouver this season.

Tags: Vancouver Canucks, Misc Rumor, Signing

Canucks, Vanek Agree To One-Year, $2M Deal

Sep 2, 2017 2:31 PM

Thomas Vanek and the Vancouver Canucks agreed to a one-year, $2 million deal Friday.

The 33-year-old forward had 17 goals and 31 assists in 68 games last season with Florida and Detroit.

Tags: Vancouver Canucks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

Blue Jackets Send 2nd Round Pick To Canucks For John Tortorella

Jun 1, 2017 1:31 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets will send a 2017 second round pick to the Vancouver Canucks as compensation for hiring John Tortorella in 2015.

The Blue Jackets' pick in the second round is No. 55 overall.

Tortorella, 58, led the Blue Jackets to a franchise-record 108 points in the 2016-17 season.


Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, Vancouver Canucks, Draft, Draft Misc, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Canucks Promote Travis Green To Head Coach
Travis Green has been the head coach of the Canucks' AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets, for the past three seasons.

Canucks Fire Head Coach Willie Desjardins
The Canucks also fired assistant coaches Doug Lidster and Perry Pearn.

Kings, Canucks Will Play In China Next Fall
The Kings and Canucks will play two preseason games in mid- to late September before the start of the NHL regular season.

Sharks Send Prospect, Draft Pick To Canucks For Jannik Hansen
Winger Jannik Hansen has another year left on his deal next season at $2.5 million.

Senators Send Prospect To Canucks For Alex Burrows
The Canucks receive Jonathan Dahlen in the trade with the Senators.

NHL Eyeing Games In Sweden, China
The NHL and NHLPA are close to finalizing two international events next season.

Patrick Marleau Scores 500th Career Goal
Patrick Marleau scored his 500th goal as the Sharks beat the Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.

Canucks Sign Ben Hutton To Two-Year, $5.6M Deal
Ben Hutton has two goals and two assists in 20 games this season for the Canucks.

Coyotes Sign Radim Vrbata To One-Year Contract
Radim Vrbata scored 13 goals and had 14 assists in 63 games last season for the Canucks.

Canucks Sign Teams Top Pick Juolevi To Entry Deal
The Canucks selected defenseman Olli Juolevi with the fifth overall pick in the June draft.

NHL Fines Canucks $50,000 For Inappropriate Comments
The Canucks had spoke about the club's interest in players under contract to other NHL clubs.

NHL Reviewing Possible Tampering By Canucks
The NHL is reviewing whether to penalize the Canucks for tampering by expressing interest in acquiring players under contract.

Flames Name Glen Gulutzan Head Coach
Glen Gulutzan was an assistant coach with the Canucks last season.

Panthers Trade Gudbranson To Canucks For McCann
Erik Gudbranson scored eleven goals and had 32 assists in 309 games with the Panthers.

Canucks Seeking Trade For Chris Higgins
The Canucks appear ready to create more roster space for younger players.

Rangers Send Etem To Canucks For Jensen, Draft Pick
Nicklas Jensen has skated in 27 games with the Utica Comets of the AHL this season, scoring four goals.

Press Release

Canucks End Canadiens Win Streak
Montreal had set an NHL record with nine straight regulation wins to begin the season.

Jackets Fire Coach Todd Richards
The Jackets have replaced Todd Richards with veteran coach John Tortorella.

John Tortorella To Coach U.S. At 2016 World Cup
John Tortorella has 446 victories as an NHL head coach.

Milan Lucic Has Always Dreamed Of Playing For Hometown Team
Milan Lucic says his focus right know is going to L.A. and trying to make the most of that.