A timeline of the Vancouver Canucks' 2011 playoff run
Created by vancouversun on Apr 15, 2011
Last updated: 06/06/11 at 09:51 AM
Tags: Hockey Vancouver NHL Sports
This time, Alex Burrows really took a bite out of the Boston Bruins.
Like just about everyone else in the building, Roberto Luongo was preparing for overtime.
Kevin Bieksa scores winner as Vancouver knocks off San Jose 3-2 to clinch NHL West final in five games
If the Vancouver Canucks have learned anything this season, it's that they can't afford to let themselves think too far ahead.
Vancouver can advance to Stanley Cup final with win in Game 5 on Tuesday
Several hundred Canuck fans inside HP Pavilion created quite the scene before Game 4 of the Western Conference final today.
Three hundred enthusiastic Canucks fans stood outside the CBC building on Hamilton Street in downtown Vancouver Friday night to cheer, groan and heckle every move on a giant screen.
Locked in a 2-2 tie just past the midway mark of the second period, Chris Higgins found a streaking Kevin Bieksa with a home run pass and the Canuck defenceman made no mistake on Antti Niemi, the goal opening the floodgates in the 7-3 laugher.
Officially, it will go into the books as a third-period comeback win for the Vancouver Canucks.
Their job is only half done, but the Vancouver Canucks allowed themselves a moment Monday night to savour an accomplishment that this franchise had not managed for 17 long years.
Joel Ward scored a pair of third-period goals to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 5 of the Western Conference at Rogers Arena on Saturday.
While a broken heart is not as immediately life-threatening as a stress-induced heart attack, the long-term effects can be devastating on their own. Thankfully, the Canucks avoided the heartbreak of two straight overtime losses.
Battle of netminders ends with goal by Nashville's Matt Halischuk at 14:51 of second overtime
The Vancouver Canucks stared a colossal playoff collapse straight in the eyes Tuesday night and did not blink.
Chicago media change their tune on the reigning Stanley Cup champs.
Prepare to hear a lot of the following in the next 24 hours: “We played all year to have Game 7 on our home ice.”
Defenceman Kevin Bieksa momentarily morphed into game show host Meredith Vieira as he described the Vancouver Canucks' perilous playoff predicament.
The Vancouver Canucks' road to hockey's promised land hit its first pothole Tuesday night.
Captain Serious wasn't in the mood to be handing out any compliments to the Vancouver Canucks.
Finally, it's beginning to look like Chicago really is the Vancouver Canucks' kind of town.
Vancouver up 2-0 in first-round NHL playoff series heading to Chicago
The Vancouver Canucks will go with the same lineup Friday when they meet the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of their best-of-seven opening-round Stanley Cup playoff series.
‘If we play our game like we can, and to our strengths, we should be all right’
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Do you suppose it was like this in Washington a year ago, when the Capitals won the Presidents' Trophy and embarked on the post-season, full of hope and butterflies?
Maybe it was. They, too, had some history, not much of it good.
Perhaps it was like this is Ottawa in 2003, when the Senators were No. 1 heading into the playoffs and looked like a dynasty in the making — an idea that only later proved preposterous. They had started life as a punchline, a running joke, and now they were about to have their moment. Or so they thought.
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