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2009-03-27 23:35:27

Daniel Sedin put Vancouver in front 37 seconds deep in the third period and the Canucks scored three times in the final stanza Friday to defeat Colorado 4-1. Both Daniel and Henrik Sedin had a goal and an assist, giving Vancouver its sixth win in eight games. The Canucks trail Calgary by a point for first place in the Northwest Division. Jason LaBarbera, making his first start since Feb. 13, stopped 22 shots. Colorado, which has lost six in a row and 13 out of 16, produced the first goal of...

2009-03-24 22:48:13

Ryan Kesler scored twice and Roberto Luongo made 35 saves Tuesday to give the Vancouver Canucks a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars. Henrik Sedin also scored twice and his brother Daniel Sedin had a goal and an assist for the Canucks, who have won five of their last six games. Vancouver is tied with Chicago for the fourth playoff seed in the Western Conference. The Canucks also moved to within three points of Calgary for first place in the Northwest Division. Brendan Morrison and James Neal...

2009-03-14 00:23:25

Henrik Sedin scored twice in a span of 30 seconds in the third period Friday, vaulting the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-2 victory over Los Angeles. The Canucks won on home ice for the eighth straight time. They have not dropped a game at home since Jan. 31, a setback that established a franchise-record of nine consecutive home losses. Vancouver took a 2-0 lead after the opening period and it remained that way until the Kings put together a sudden rush to tie it. Alexander Frolov scored 6:50 into...

2009-02-19 22:14:43

Brothers Henrik and Daniel Sedin combined for six points Thursday night and the Vancouver Canucks got off to a hot start to down Ottawa 5-2. Henrik Sedin scored the second of Vancouver's three first-period goals and added three assists. Daniel Sedin contributed a goal and an assist, boosting the Canucks to their seventh win in eight games. Roberto Luongo stopped 25 shots. He allowed two goals less than four minutes apart in the second period after Vancouver had built a 4-0 lead. Dany Heatley...

2009-02-16 21:55:56

B.J. Crombeen scored the winning goal late in regulation Monday to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers. Carlo Colaiacovo scored the other goal for the Blues, who have won two straight and three of their last five. Chris Mason stopped 19 shots for his 10th win of the season. Lauri Korpikoski had the lone goal for the Rangers, who have lost three games in a row and eight of their last nine. Henrik Lundqvist gave up both St. Louis goals on 33 shots and suffered his...

2009-02-16 00:07:28

Henrik and Daniel Sedin had a goal and an assist each Sunday night to lead Vancouver past Montreal 4-2 -- the Canucks' 10th win in 11 games with the Canadiens. Alexander Edler and Ryan Kesler scored goals and Roberto Luongo stopped 25 shots for Vancouver, which has won five of six overall and has gone 10-0-1 against Montreal since Nov. 30, 2000. Saku Koivu and Andrei Kostitsyn scored goals and Jaroslav Halak let in four goals on 33 shots for Montreal, which has lost five of its last six...

2009-02-13 22:42:05

Marty Turco made 32 saves and was credited with an assist Friday night in leading the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 decision over Vancouver. Vancouver failed in its bid for a season-best five-game winning streak. The Canucks' four consecutive victories had come after they had dropped eight in a row. Dallas won for the eighth time in 10 games and leapfrogged Vancouver by a point in the tight race for Western Conference playoff spots. Eleven teams are in contention for the conference's final four...

2009-02-08 00:43:28

Ryan Kesler had two goals and an assist and Alexander Edler had a goal and three assists Saturday night to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 7-3 route of Chicago. Mats Sundin had a goal and two assists, Daniel Sedin had a goal and an assist and Steve Bernier and Henrik Sedin each scored a goal for Vancouver which won its second straight game after dropping eight in a row. Roberto Luongo finished with 36 saves. Kris Versteeg, Adam Burish and Martin Havlat scored for the Blackhawks, who lost for...

2009-01-26 13:56:04

Greg Mattison was promoted from linebackers coach to defensive coordinator by the Baltimore Ravens Monday. Mattison, 59, who only has one season of NFL experience, replaces Rex Ryan, who quit to become the New York Jets' head coach. Special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg was given Ryan's other title of assistant head coach. Vic Fangio, a former special assistant to the head coach, is the new linebackers coach. Before joining the Ravens, Mattison was co-defensive coordinator/defensive line...

2009-01-19 18:57:04

The New York Jets have named Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan as their next head coach. The Jets announced the hiring Monday and said Ryan will be introduced at a news conference Wednesday as the team's 17th head coach. The move occurred one day after the Ravens lost to Pittsburgh, 23-14, in the AFC Championship Game. He replaces Eric Mangini, who was fired after the regular season and became head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Ryan, 46, has not been head coach of a team in...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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