NHL Rumors: Buzz on Thomas Vanek, Luke Glendening Before 2018 Trade Deadline

There has been a fair amount of movement leading up to Monday's NHL trade deadline, but there are still several notable players reportedly on the block.Some of them are superstars who will require significant packages of players and picks to acquire, while others are supporting-cast players who could play a major role down the stretch for contending teams who wouldn't need to surrender a t [...]

26 February 2018

Canucks sign Erik Gudbranson to a three-year extension

Defenceman Erik Gudbranson has signed a three-year contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks.The contract, which was signed a week ahead of the Feb. 26 NHL trade deadline, will pay the 26-year-old blueliner an average of $4 million per season.Gudbranson, who is earning $3.5 million this season, was set to be an unrestricted free agent in July.The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Gudbranson has r [...]

21 February 2018

Olympics Buzz: Total gold or total medals? There’s more than one way to rate success

This is your daily infusion of information and news that you might have missed. The United States picked up two medals on Sunday, one gold and one silver. So, in the world of Olympic medal standings, is that one medal or two? That depends. Most organizations and record-keepers use the gold standard when deciding how to rank the countries. But in the United States, a lot of organizations [...]

12 February 2018

Giants could need even more of Watts next season after losing 80 goals to pro ranks

Consider this current Vancouver Giants stretch as another job interview for Brayden Watts in his bid for an increased scoring role next season.With Milos Roman (ankle) remaining on the disabled list, Giants coach Jason McKee has toyed with his forward lines of late and has had the smart, savvy Watts playing on the No. 1 unit, alongside Ty Ronning and Davis Koch.Ronning graduates from the [...]

08 February 2018

Midtown Central townhomes and penthouses designed for heightened liveability in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood

Midtown Central features a collection of 35 modern homes that boasts spacious layouts and rooftop decks in the dynamic Mount Pleasant community. Already 80 per cent sold, the development by PortLiving offers beautiful penthouse suites and townhomes, ranging in size from 854 square feet to 1,630 square feet. Located on the prime corner of Broadway and Fraser, Midtown Central offers unparal [...]

21 December 2017

Pharrell mentee Buddy is finally in the limelight

There’s no bigger myth in the music industry than that of overnight success. Ask any musician making headway in the mainstream, and they’ll highlight the years of hard graft in their bedrooms, shitty backroom tours, and bombing on-stage. The incubation period varies, of course, but for some it lasts much longer than expected.For hip-hop artist Simmie Sims, better known by his stage n [...]

23 November 2017

Byram buzz begins for 2019 NHL Draft, with Vancouver rookie D-man slotted for early selection

“His skating and willingess to carry the puck is what makes him elite. His skating is just so effortless. He’s such an efficient player.”The double-take reactions prompted by moves by Vancouver Giants rookie defenceman Bowen Byram have been plenty this season, and likely began in one of the first team meetings of the campaign.The players were asked at the time to write down th [...]

23 November 2017

Fantasy buzz: Boeser has huge game for Canucks

All season long, NHL.com's fantasy hockey staff will have you covered with daily lineup news, production trends and injury notes from around the League. We will identify how these developments affect fantasy owners in year-long (Yahoo) and daily (DraftKings) formats. 5 p.m.Sharks send Labanc to AHLThe San Jose Sharks sent forward Kevin Labanc to their [...]

06 November 2017