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NHL: Caroline 3, New York 1

Jordan Staal and Jiri Tlusty each posted a goal and an assist to help the Carolina Hurricanes take a 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers.

NHL: New York Rangers 5, Vancouver 2

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Chris Kreider's first career hat trick highlighted an offensive outburst that brought the New York Rangers a 5-2 victory over Vancouver Saturday.

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist sidelined for next game

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Struggling New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist won't be on the ice for the team's next game, head Coach Alain Vigneault said Wednesday.

NHL: San Jose 4, Vancouver 1

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Antti Niemi shut down Vancouver over the final 50 minutes Thursday and San Jose roared from behind to defeat the Canucks 4-1.
Canucks name Tortorella as head coach

Canucks name Tortorella as head coach

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 25 (UPI) -- John Tortorella was named the new head coach of the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday, NHL.com reported.

Canucks fire head Coach Alain Vigneault, two top assistants

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 22 (UPI) -- Vancouver Canucks Coach Alain Vigneault and two top assistants were fired Wednesday following a disappointing first-round playoff exit.

Canucks' Kesler out with broken foot

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler will be out indefinitely with a broken foot, Coach Alain Vigneault said Wednesday.

Canucks sign coach Vigneault to extension

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 23 (UPI) -- The Vancouver Canucks said Wednesday they have signed Coach Alain Vigneault to a contract extension.

Canucks: Daniel Sedin has concussion

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 26 (UPI) -- Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin sustained a concussion when he was elbowed in the head last week, Coach Alain Vigneault said Monday.

Laviolette, Vigneault are all-star coaches

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The NHL Tuesday named the Vancouver Canucks' Alain Vigneault and the Philadelphia Flyers' Peter Laviolette as coaches for one of the all-star teams.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Toronto 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Vancouver's Alexandre Burrows and Jannik Hansen each notched a goal and an assist Saturday and the Canucks got their third straight win, 4-1 over Toronto.
Luongo set to rejoin Canucks

Luongo set to rejoin Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Vancouver Canucks' regular goalie Robert Luongo is preparing to return to the lineup after missing 23 games with a groin injury.

Crosby named NHL's MVP

TORONTO, June 14 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby was named the National Hockey League's most valuable player Thursday night as the league's top individual honors were awarded.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Detroit 1

DETROIT, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- In his first game with Vancouver Thursday night, goalie Roberto Luongo made 27 saves as the Canucks beat the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1.

Canucks name Vigneault new head coach

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 20 (UPI) -- The Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday named 45-year-old Alain Vigneault as their new head coach.

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Canadiens fire Thierren

MONTREAL, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Montreal Canadiens Friday fired Coach Michel Therrien and replaced him with Claude Julien.

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Players plan strike date discussion

Canadiens give coach new 2-year contract

MONTREAL, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- After leading the Montreal Canadiens to their first playoff berth since 1998, Coach Michel Therrien was

Montreal coaxch gets contract extension

MONTREAL, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Despite being in last place in the Northeast Division, the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday rewarded coach Michel Therrien with a one-year contract extension.
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