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The HockeyCircles Family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jack McIlhargey. Jack was one of our Founding Members, and a great friend to all who knew him. Our sincere condolences to Kayrne and family. You will be missed by all Jack....
10:13pm - Mon 20 Jul
The HockeyCircles Family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jack McIlhargey. Jack was one of our Founding Members, and a great friend to all who knew him. Our sincere condolences to Kayrne and family. You will be missed by all Jack....
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask opts out of NHL playoffs | CBC Sports
3:15pm - Sat 15 Aug

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask opts out of NHL playoffs | CBC Sports

The Boston Bruins announced that Tuukka Rask has opted out of the NHL's return to play on Saturday morning.
Canucks even the score against the Wild as the series heats up
6:00am - Wed 05 Aug

Canucks even the score against the Wild as the series heats up

J.T. Miller's goal and assist led the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, evening their qualifying series at one win apiece.
Vasilevskiy has a light night and Tampa takes the lead after Game 3
6:11am - Sun 16 Aug

Vasilevskiy has a light night and Tampa takes the lead after Game 3

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 16 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.
Outstanding outing by Thatcher Demko keeps Vancouver's hopes alive
6:20am - Wed 02 Sep

Outstanding outing by Thatcher Demko keeps Vancouver's hopes alive

After seeing five shots in six months, Thatcher Demko faced five in the opening eight minutes on Tuesday and 43 in his first National Hockey League start since March 10. Fortunately for the Vancouver Canucks, he hasn’t forgotten how to play goal.
Opinions are divided on whether it should be Kassian or Tkachuk facing the music
7:22am - Mon 13 Jan

Opinions are divided on whether it should be Kassian or Tkachuk facing the music

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian will have a hearing Monday after an altercation with Calgary Flames winger Matthew Tkachuk during the second period of the two teams' matchup Saturday.
IIHF cancels 2020 World Championship
7:21pm - Sat 21 Mar

IIHF cancels 2020 World Championship

The 2020 World Hockey Championship has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IIHF announced Saturday.
Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dead at 25
3:07pm - Sat 11 Apr

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dead at 25

The 25-year-old native of Battleford, Sask., had been in a medically-induced coma in a Toronto hospital.
Jake Virtanen lands a new 2 year deal worth $5.1 million

Jake Virtanen lands a new 2 year deal worth $5.1 million

Jake Virtanen has been auditioned several times as a top-six winger, but has never seized that role. He should get another chance now that he's signed a new two-year deal with the Canucks.
12:40am - Fri 24 Jul
In memory of better days. "First Off The Bench" Episode 1 : Jack McIlhargey. R.I.P. Jack, we miss you already.......
Another record setting night for the Canucks' Hughes and Demko
5:00am - Fri 04 Sep

Another record setting night for the Canucks' Hughes and Demko

Thatcher Demko stopped all 48 shots he faced for his first-ever post-season shutout to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-0 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night and force Game 7 in their NHL playoff series.
Canucks get it done and oust the Wild in O.T.
6:41am - Sat 08 Aug

Canucks get it done and oust the Wild in O.T.

The Vancouver Canucks overcame a third-period deficit and finished it off in overtime to eliminate the Minnesota Wild and advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs' round of 16.
Canucks' lose a big body and some bg minutes
5:14am - Mon 17 Aug

Canucks' lose a big body and some bg minutes

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Tyler Myers will miss Game 3 against the St. Louis Blues with a still-undiscosed injury he sustained in last Friday's contest.
No other options. The NHL follows suit with the other Major Leagues
10:34pm - Thu 12 Mar

No other options. The NHL follows suit with the other Major Leagues

Following the NBA's decision on Wednesday night, the NHL officially suspended its season on Thursday. We're in uncharted waters now and what comes next is completely unknown.
Gutsy comeback win for resillient young Canucks puts the Blues on the brink
6:24am - Thu 20 Aug

Gutsy comeback win for resillient young Canucks puts the Blues on the brink

Vancouver and St. Louis clash in a critical Game 5 looking to take a lead in the tight series. And the Canucks came out ahead.
You got your new contract, now go break a leg........er, foot.
7:46am - Sat 29 Feb

You got your new contract, now go break a leg........er, foot.

New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider suffered a fractured foot in the first period of Friday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers and will not return, according to an announcement from the team.
Boychuk recovering after a scary skate cut to the face
8:29pm - Wed 04 Mar

Boychuk recovering after a scary skate cut to the face

New York Islanders defenceman Johnny Boychuk needed 90 stitches on his eyelid after being cut by a skate in Tuesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens, general manager Lou Lamoriello announced.
Senators player is first NHLer to test positive for coronavirus, has mild symptoms and is isolated - TheHockeyNews
4:21pm - Wed 18 Mar

Senators player is first NHLer to test positive for coronavirus, has mild symptoms and is isolated - TheHockeyNews

An unnamed Ottawa Senators player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced. According to the Senators, the player has mild symptoms and is in isolation. The player is the first NHLer to test positive for the coronavirus.
NHL considering August return without fans: report | CBC Sports
10:16pm - Mon 06 Apr

NHL considering August return without fans: report | CBC Sports

Uncertainty remains a major hurdle, but the NHL is plotting a late summer return with playoff games in empty venues to counteract the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
NHL releases document detailing Phase 2 protocols for return to play
8:54pm - Mon 25 May

NHL releases document detailing Phase 2 protocols for return to play

The NHL released a document on Monday detailing Phase Two of its return-to-play plan as the league and its players continue to figure out if, how, and when the NHL can safely return this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
NHL, NHLPA announce training camps to open July 10
6:29am - Sat 13 Jun

NHL, NHLPA announce training camps to open July 10

The NHL and its players’ association announced on Thursday that Phase 3 of the league’s return-to-play plan will open on July 10.