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More people in BC died from overdoses in May alone than have died from it all year, but virus keeps hockey out of Vancouver.
6:53am - Fri 26 Jun

More people in BC died from overdoses in May alone than have died from it all year, but virus keeps hockey out of Vancouver.

The NHL could not agree on contingency plans should a player test positive for COVID-19 during a proposed playoff tournament in Vancouver which means the city will not host the league's restart.
Pettersson's response to Playoff punishment is reminiscent of former Canucks' great Thomas Gradin
6:02am - Thu 27 Aug

Pettersson's response to Playoff punishment is reminiscent of former Canucks' great Thomas Gradin

Considering they are one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup, the Vegas Golden Knights are surrounded by a lot of noise these days – some of it actually coming from their mouths.
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.
Avs' stun the Stars early and often to keep the series alive
5:26am - Tue 01 Sep

Avs' stun the Stars early and often to keep the series alive

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare began a five-goal scoring spree in the first period and the Colorado Avalanche avoided second-round elimination with a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 5 on Monday night.
NHL investigating Dale Tallon for alleged racially insensitive comments
6:03am - Sun 30 Aug

NHL investigating Dale Tallon for alleged racially insensitive comments

The NHL is investigating whether former Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon made racially insensitive comments during the team's two-week stay in the playoff hub city of Toronto.
McDavid ponders the possible Playoff scenario if the League returns to business this year
4:42am - Sat 28 Mar

McDavid ponders the possible Playoff scenario if the League returns to business this year

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has strong thoughts on the possibility of jumping straight into the playoffs if the COVID-19 pause doesn’t go on too long.
Lehner continues shutout strategy against the Canucks as Vegas takes a 2-1 series lead
5:57am - Sun 30 Aug

Lehner continues shutout strategy against the Canucks as Vegas takes a 2-1 series lead

Goaltender Robin Lehner made 32 saves for the shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in NHL playoff action Saturday.
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.......
Tampa takes a stanglehold on the series with a 3-1 win over the Bruins
5:59am - Sun 30 Aug

Tampa takes a stanglehold on the series with a 3-1 win over the Bruins

Ondrej Palat scored twice, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 Saturday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their second-round series.
The Isles' mounted a solid comeback, but the Flyers tie the series with an O.T. winner
5:47am - Thu 27 Aug

The Isles' mounted a solid comeback, but the Flyers tie the series with an O.T. winner

Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.
The Bruins' are looking toothless against the increasingly powerful 'Bolts
5:53am - Thu 27 Aug

The Bruins' are looking toothless against the increasingly powerful 'Bolts

Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists as the Tampa Bay Lightning thumped the Boston Bruins 7-1 on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their second-round playoff series.
Canucks even the series with a total team effort versus Vegas
5:55am - Wed 26 Aug

Canucks even the series with a total team effort versus Vegas

Tyler Toffoli, Elias Pettersson, and Bo Horvat combined for four goals and seven points to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in NHL playoff action Tuesday.
Lightning reminded of what it's like playing the Bruins in the playoffs....
3:24am - Wed 26 Aug

Lightning reminded of what it's like playing the Bruins in the playoffs....

They are getting familiar with mental duress. In fact, the Tampa Bay Lightning shouldered a full series worth of it during Tuesday’s 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins in Game 2 alone.
Edmonton Oilers D Mike Green retires after 15 NHL seasons
5:02pm - Wed 26 Aug

Edmonton Oilers D Mike Green retires after 15 NHL seasons

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Mike Green announced his retirement on Wednesday after 15 seasons in the NHL. Green, who opted out of the NHL's Return to Play last month citing deeply personal family health reasons, confirmed his decision to The Athletic.
Maple Leafs trade Kapanen to Penguins for 1st-round pick in six-player deal
1:34am - Wed 26 Aug

Maple Leafs trade Kapanen to Penguins for 1st-round pick in six-player deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Kasperi Kapanen back to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a multi-player transaction that sees Toronto acquire a first-round pick.
Tampa wins a double O.T. thriller and knocks out the Bruins
5:00am - Tue 01 Sep

Tampa wins a double O.T. thriller and knocks out the Bruins

For the fourth time in the last six seasons, the Tampa Bay Lightning have advanced to the Eastern Conference Final with a 3-2 overtime win in Game 5 against the Boston Bruins on Monday.
Ryan Reaves shares his personal views and talks about the George Floyd protests
6:03am - Thu 04 Jun

Ryan Reaves shares his personal views and talks about the George Floyd protests

Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves joined Good Show on Wednesday to share his perspective on the George Floyd protests and diversity in hockey.
Isles' meat and potatoes approach serves up another loss for the Flyers
6:01am - Sun 30 Aug

Isles' meat and potatoes approach serves up another loss for the Flyers

Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
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.
The Canucks' depth could be their most impressive, and valuable, asset this post season
5:44am - Fri 21 Aug

The Canucks' depth could be their most impressive, and valuable, asset this post season

It doesn’t make sense that Jordie Benn, having played seven games in eight months, should have one of his best performances of the season under unforgiving playoff circumstances. Then again, there are more than a few incredible things happening within these Canucks.
Three potential destinations for Dustin Byfuglien, if he decides to return - Sportsnet.ca
4:33am - Tue 21 Apr

Three potential destinations for Dustin Byfuglien, if he decides to return - Sportsnet.ca

It's a mystery whether or not Dustin Byfuglien ever wants to return to the NHL, but if he does decide to come back, you can bet most of the league will be interested. Here are three teams we think could make an especially good fit.