• Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson leaves with injury against Panthers

    4 days ago - By National Post

    SUNRISE, Fla. - Vancouver Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson left Saturday's 3-2 win against the Florida Panthers in the third period with an injury and did not return.
    The 19-year-old was taken hard into the end boards, then slammed to the ice by Panthers defenceman Mike Matheson and needed assistance from the trainers to the locker-room.
    There was no immediate update from the team on his status, but head coach Travis Green said it was the type of play the NHL needs to get rid of.
    “That's a dirty play. The league's trying to protect the good, young players and that's just a dirty play,” said...
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  • Horvat's goal in 3rd period lifts Canucks past Panthers 3-2

    4 days ago - By National Post

    SUNRISE, Fla. - Bo Horvat scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
    Antoine Roussel and Elias Pettersson also scored for the Canucks, and Anders Nilsson stopped 24 shots.
    Horvat gave the Canucks their first lead when he took a nifty pass from Sven Baertschi in the left circle and sent a one-timer in at 6:11 of the final period.
    Vincent Trocheck and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for the Panthers, who remain winless through three games. James Reimer made 27 saves.
    With the score tied 1-1, Trocheck...
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