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NHL: Washington 4, Vancouver 3

Mike Green tallied the game-winning goal in the third to lift the Washington Capitals over the Vancouver Canucks, 4-3, on Friday.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Winnipeg 2

Vancouver Canucks halted their seven-game road skid with a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
NY Islanders come out over Vancouver

NY Islanders come out over Vancouver

Anders Lee, Frans Nielsen and Josh Bailey had a goal and an assist as the New York Islanders scored seven times in the third period to grab a 7-4 victory over the Vancouver Canucks.

NHL: Vancouver 5, Phoenix 4 (OT)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Kevin Bieksa's second goal of the game came 2:15 into overtime Sunday, boosting the Vancouver Canucks over Phoenix 5-4.

NHL: Nashville 2, Vancouver 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Craig Smith and Nick Spaling scored in the third period Thursday to rally Nashville past Vancouver 2-1.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Calgary 2 (SO)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Chris Higgins scored in the fifth round of a shootout Saturday, lifting the Vancouver Canucks over Calgary 3-2 in a brawl-filled contest.

NHL: Pittsburgh 5, Vancouver 4 (SO)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby tied the game Tuesday and then tallied the only shootout goal in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 5-4 road win over Vancouver.

NHL: Dallas 4, Vancouver 1

DALLAS, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Jamie Benn and Cotton Sceviour scored 15 seconds apart in the opening period Thursday, starting Dallas on its way to a 4-1 win over Vancouver.

NHL: Vancouver 6, Boston 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Henrik Sedin led Vancouver's offensive assault with a goal and an assist Saturday and the Canucks romped to a seventh straight win, 6-2 over Boston.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Edmonton 0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Roberto Luongo had to make just 19 saves to pick up his third shutout of the season, carrying Vancouver to a 4-0 win over Edmonton.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Phoenix 2 (OT)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Chris Higgins scored with 1:23 to play in overtime Friday, bringing Vancouver a 3-2 victory over Phoenix.

NHL: Florida 3, Vancouver 2 (SO)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Tim Thomas prevailed in his showdown with Roberto Luongo Tuesday and led the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 shootout win over the Vancouver Canucks.

NHL: Vancouver 4, San Jose 2

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Chris Higgins ended a wild first period with what turned out to be the winning goal Thursday and Vancouver went on to defeat San Jose 4-2.

NHL: Vancouver 4, Toronto 0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Roberto Luongo stopped all 21 shots he saw Saturday and the Vancouver Canucks extended their decade of dominance over Toronto with a 4-0 victory.

NHL: Vancouver 5, New York Islanders 4 (OT)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Brad Richardson scored on a deflection off defenseman Andrew MacDonald's stick in overtime Tuesday, lifting Vancouver over the New York Islanders 5-4.
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Chris Higgins
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Michael Frolik (L) of the Czech Republic defenseman Nick Leddy (R) and Vancouver Canucks left wing Chris Higgins go for the puck during the first period of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at the United Center in Chicago on April 17, 2011. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Chris Higgins (born 1955) is, since April 2007, the Vice-Chancellor of Durham University. He was previously the director of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre and Head of Division in the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London.

Professor Higgins studied at the Royal College of Music, then converted to botany, graduating with a PhD from the University of Durham in 1979. Working at UC Berkeley, and the University of Dundee, his focus turned to genetics and cell biology. He was later appointed Nuffield Professor of Clinical Biochemistry at Oxford. He has published over 200 papers in cell biology and genetics and since 2000 he has been recognised by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as a 'Most Highly Cited' author. Further awards have been the CIBA Medal, Fleming Prize, and a Howard Hughes International Scholarship along with election to Fellow of the European Molecular Biology Organization, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Society of Arts and the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Alongside his academic success, Professor Higgins has also served as a scientific advisor for the House of Lords Select Committee on Stem Cell Research and advisor to the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology. At present Professor Higgins is the chair of the Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee, International Review Panel, DKFZ (German National Cancer Centre, Heidelberg) and a trustee of the Kennedy Institute for Rheumatology.

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