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Vancouver Canucks goaltender Spencer Martin (30) defends against an attack on net by centre Calle Jarnkrok (19) and left wing Michael Bunting (58) during second period NHL hockey action, in Toronto on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Toronto Maple Leafs rally for 3-2 victory over struggling Canucks

Vancouver blows sixth multi-goal lead of the season

Vancouver Canucks goaltender Spencer Martin (30) defends against an attack on net by centre Calle Jarnkrok (19) and left wing Michael Bunting (58) during second period NHL hockey action, in Toronto on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
John McKinley and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)

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John McKinley and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)
Montreal Canadiens’ Mike Hoffman (68) scores against Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Wednesday, November 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Montreal Canadiens’ Mike Hoffman (68) scores against Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Wednesday, November 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Spencer Martin (30) watches the puck after losing his helmet as defenceman Jack Rathbone (3) defends against Ottawa Senators left wing Brady Tkachuk (7), behind, during second period NHL hockey action in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Spencer Martin (30) watches the puck after losing his helmet as defenceman Jack Rathbone (3) defends against Ottawa Senators left wing Brady Tkachuk (7), behind, during second period NHL hockey action in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Jake Virtanen has signed a two-year deal with a club in the Swiss League. (EHC Visp photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen signs two-year deal with Swiss League hockey team

Former Vancouver Canucks draft pick inks deal with EHC Visp

Jake Virtanen has signed a two-year deal with a club in the Swiss League. (EHC Visp photo)
Vancouver Canucks’ Ethan Bear (74) skates with the puck in front of New Jersey Devils’ Nathan Bastian (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Ethan Bear (74) skates with the puck in front of New Jersey Devils’ Nathan Bastian (14) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The puck deflects over Vancouver Canucks goalie Spencer Martin’s shoulder and stays out of the goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Vancouver, on Friday, October 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The puck deflects over Vancouver Canucks goalie Spencer Martin’s shoulder and stays out of the goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Vancouver, on Friday, October 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks left wing Nils Hoglander (21) collides with Seattle Kraken defenceman Vince Dunn (29) as they battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Canucks snap season-opening winless skid at 7, beat Seattle Kraken 5-4

Vancouver coach Boudreau becomes fifth active coach to reach 600 wins

Vancouver Canucks left wing Nils Hoglander (21) collides with Seattle Kraken defenceman Vince Dunn (29) as they battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Kelowna’s Sandy Johal designed these speciality Diwali jerseys the Vancouver Canucks wore for warm up ahead of their game on Monday, Oct. 24 (Photo - @Canucks/Instagram)

B.C. artist designs Vancouver Canucks Diwali jerseys

The Canucks wore the speciality jersey for warm up before Monday’s game (Oct. 24)

Kelowna’s Sandy Johal designed these speciality Diwali jerseys the Vancouver Canucks wore for warm up ahead of their game on Monday, Oct. 24 (Photo - @Canucks/Instagram)
Vancouver Canucks’ Nils Aman (88), of Sweden, leaps over Carolina Hurricanes’ Brady Skjei (76) during second period NHL action in Vancouver on Monday, October 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canucks still searching for first win after 3-2 loss to Carolina Hurricanes

Vancouver (0-5-2) is the lone NHL team without a victory this season

Vancouver Canucks’ Nils Aman (88), of Sweden, leaps over Carolina Hurricanes’ Brady Skjei (76) during second period NHL action in Vancouver on Monday, October 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Buffalo Sabres goalie Craig Anderson (41) stops Vancouver Canucks’ Andrei Kuzmenko (96), of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Buffalo Sabres goalie Craig Anderson (41) stops Vancouver Canucks’ Andrei Kuzmenko (96), of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko skates off after breaking his stick following the team’s overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. On their season-opening road swing, the Canucks became the first team in NHL history to lose their first four games of the season while blowing multi-goal leads, and after five straight losses (0-3-2), Vancouver is the only team in the league that has yet to record a win. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Clayton-King

Struggling Canucks return to Vancouver seeking first win of the season

‘It’s not like we’re going out and playing and losing 6-1 every night and getting outplayed’

Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko skates off after breaking his stick following the team’s overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. On their season-opening road swing, the Canucks became the first team in NHL history to lose their first four games of the season while blowing multi-goal leads, and after five straight losses (0-3-2), Vancouver is the only team in the league that has yet to record a win. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Clayton-King
Vancouver Canucks right wing Vasily Podkolzin (92) and Minnesota Wild defenceman Calen Addison (2) compete for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
Vancouver Canucks right wing Vasily Podkolzin (92) and Minnesota Wild defenceman Calen Addison (2) compete for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
Columbus Blue Jackets’ Johnny Gaudreau, right, dumps the puck past Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Gavrikov’s OT tally lifts Blue Jackets to 4-3 win over struggling Canucks

Vancouver blows four straight multi-goal leads to start the season

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Johnny Gaudreau, right, dumps the puck past Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Washington Capitals right wing Connor Brown (28) and Vancouver Canucks center Elias Pettersson (40) reach for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jess Rapfogel)
Washington Capitals right wing Connor Brown (28) and Vancouver Canucks center Elias Pettersson (40) reach for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jess Rapfogel)
Vancouver Canucks left wing Nils Hoglander (21) and Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Travis Sanheim (6) fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
Vancouver Canucks left wing Nils Hoglander (21) and Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Travis Sanheim (6) fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
John McKinley and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)

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John McKinley and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson (40) is checked by Edmonton Oilers’ Dylan Holloway (55) during first period NHL action in Edmonton on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson (40) is checked by Edmonton Oilers’ Dylan Holloway (55) during first period NHL action in Edmonton on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat responds to questions during a news conference ahead of the NHL hockey team’s training camp in Vancouver, B.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Last year, the club finished five points shy of a playoff spot with a 40-30-12 record.
This year needs to be different, said captain Horvat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat responds to questions during a news conference ahead of the NHL hockey team’s training camp in Vancouver, B.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Last year, the club finished five points shy of a playoff spot with a 40-30-12 record.
This year needs to be different, said captain Horvat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here in preseason action on Oct. 5 against the Vancouver Canucks at the Abbotsford Centre, has been released from his professional try out. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Ex-Canuck Jake Virtanen released by Edmonton Oilers

Former Canucks first round draft pick fails to stick with NHL team

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here in preseason action on Oct. 5 against the Vancouver Canucks at the Abbotsford Centre, has been released from his professional try out. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)