The Vancouver Canucks entered a long layoff with their most dominant victory in years. While that type of win can make for a pleasant five-day vacation, the Canucks will be tested right away Sunday night when they visit the NHL-leading Anaheim Ducks. Catch all the action starting at 5pm pt on TSN 1040 in Vancouver.
Thumbs up to Canucks, Flames and Jets; down to Blackhawks' Sharp
Continuing what was started yesterday, here are "thumbs up and down" to certain teams and individuals in the NHL's Western Conference, whose play should make them and their fans feel good and bad. Some choices aren't so obvious, while others are.
Lions' GM Buono named to Order of Canada
Wally Buono can add Order of Canada to his already impressive list of achievements. The BC Lions general manager and Canadian Football Hall of Famer was made a Member of the Order of Canada on Friday.
Whitecaps acquire Uruguayan striker Rivero
The Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced Thursday that the club has acquired Uruguayan striker Octavio Rivero from Chile's Primera Division side O'Higgins FC.
Burrows scores twice, Miller stands tall as Canucks top Coyotes
Alex Burrows scored twice and Ryan Miller made 38 saves as the Vancouver Canucks hammered the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 on Monday night. Daniel Sedin, Kevin Bieksa, Brad Richardson, Chris Higgins and Shawn Matthias all scored for Vancouver, which won its second straight heading into the holiday break at 20-11-2. Miller improved his record to 18-7 with the win.
Lions ink DB Yell to two-year extension
The BC Lions have inked defensive back Ronnie Yell to a two-year contract extension. Yell debuted for the Lions this year, starting 16 games and making 39 tackles and forcing two fumbles. He also had two interceptions, returning both for touchdowns.
Lulay on Tedford: "I'm fired up."
Lions Quarterback Travis Lulay joined Jeff Paterson to talk about the club hiring Jeff Tedford as their new Head Coach. Lulay was in high school when Tedford was on the Oregon
Rosales: Robinson and I have the same mentality
Newly re-signed Whitecaps FC Midfielder Mauro Rosales joined Mike Martignago on Off The Pitch to discuss his new contract and his future in MLS.
Former Stealth coach Hall passes away after four-year battle with cancer
Chris (C.H.) Hall, former head coach of the National Lacrosse League's Vancouver Stealth, has died after a four-year battle with cancer. He was 64. Hall served as a head coach in the NLL for 12 seasons, first with the Calgary Roughnecks from 2002-2007 before finishing his coaching career with the Vancouver Stealth franchise from 2009-2014.
Lions hire Tedford as new head coach
Jeff Tedford has returned to the CFL. He was named head coach of the B.C. Lions on Friday and will be formally introduced at a news conference later in the day at the team's practice facility. Tedford, who played six seasons as a quarterback from 1983-'88 with Hamilton, Calgary, Saskatchewan, and Winnipeg, replaces Mike Benevides in the position.
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