• Balanced Jazz overwhelm Sacramento to finish undefeated preseason

    5 days ago - By KSL

    Rudy Gobert totaled 18 points and seven rebounds to finish with a game-high plus-minus of 30, and Derrick Favors added 11 points and 12 rebounds with two assists and two steals to help the Jazz overwhelm Sacramento, 132-93 Thursday night in the final game of the 2018 NBA preseason.
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  • Foundational forwards Boeser, Pettersson lead Canucks past Lightning

    Foundational forwards Boeser, Pettersson lead Canucks past Lightning

    5 days ago - By Sportsnet

    TAMPA, FLA. - Asked after Tuesday's loss in North Carolina about the slow start by Brock Boeser in his linemate's sophomore season, Vancouver Canuck Bo Horvat talked about his own epic scoring famine during his second year in the National Hockey League.
    He also recalled how his slump ended soon after a pre-game chat with veteran Canuck Henrik Sedin, who convinced Horvat to stop pressing and try to relax and enjoy the game. Horvat thought maybe he should tell Boeser about that conversation.
    When reminded that his talk with Sedin didn't occur until December, Horvat smiled and said: "I'll...
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  • Canucks score 4 goals in 3rd, beat Lightning 4-1

    Canucks score 4 goals in 3rd, beat Lightning 4-1

    5 days ago - By USA Today

    Elias Petterson and Brock Boeser scored 1:10 apart in the third period and Jake Virtanen and Markus Granlund added empty-net goals in the Vancouver Canucks' 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning
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  • Pettersson, Boeser power Canucks' 3rd-period surge past Lightning

    Pettersson, Boeser power Canucks' 3rd-period surge past Lightning

    5 days ago - By CBC

    Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser scored 1:10 apart in the third period and Jake Virtanen and Markus Granlund added empty-net goals in the Vancouver Canucks' 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
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  • Canucks rally for 4 goals in third to stun Lightning

    5 days ago - By Sportsnet

    TAMPA, Fla. - Elias Petterson and Brock Boeser scored 1:10 apart in the third period and Jake Virtanen and Markus Granlund added empty-net goals in the Vancouver Canucks ‘ 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
    Petterson scored his fourth goal in four games in his rookie season. Anders Nilsson made 33 saves in his season debut.
    Brayden Point scored his first goal of the season for the Lightning, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 24 saves.
    Vancouver withstood an early surge to keep the game close, trailing by a goal entering the third period. The persistence was rewarded...
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  • Spectacular Nilsson helps Canucks steal game vs. Lightning

    5 days ago - By Sportsnet

    TAMPA, FLA. - Anders Nilsson gave the Vancouver Canucks a chance to steal a hockey game. Young accomplices Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser ran away with the loot.
    Pettersson and Boeser, the foundation on which the National Hockey League team is being rebuilt, snatched goals 70 seconds apart halfway through the third period as the Canucks pilfered a 4-1 win against the Stanley Cup-caliber Tampa Bay Lightning .
    Petterson deflected in Derrick Pouliot's wrist shot from the point at 11:07 - the puck appeared to hit the rookie's belly, except he doesn't have one - before Boeser overpowered...
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