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Iain MacIntyre: New Canuck Radim Vrbata likes the fit in Vancouver
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
Burnaby News Leader
Sedins bring cash, play ball hockey in Agassiz
When Daniel and Henrik Sedin walked out of Kent elementary's library doors and into the playground on Saturday afternoon, the cheers could be heard from well down the block. The hockey superstars hadn't announced their visit, and for some young fans, the event was too good to be true.
Canucks Young Stars contest winners
Carla Seddon, left, of Global Spectrum, and Don Kendall, publisher of the Penticton Western News, presented Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic winners with their prizes, which included a ticket package to the tournament, flight, accommodations and a meal. Next to Seddon is Vancouver's Bonnie Lam, Nanaimo's Anita Wilson to the right of Kendall and Trail's Teresa DeBiasio.
Peace Arch News
Willie Desjardins vows to be himself
After spending more than two decades attempting to become an NHL head coach, and with training camp in Whistler, B.C., two weeks away, he is vowing not to change his style behind the bench. "One thing I learned is, you've gotta be who you are," said Desjardins, 57, the new Canucks coach, after taking part in a Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon Tuesday.
The Canuck Way
Vancouver Canucks: Willie Desjardins wants up-tempo style in 2014/15
Mar 8, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Henrik Sedin and forward Jannik Hansen move to the boards against Calgary Flames defenseman T.J. Brodie and forward Sean Monahan during the first period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports Willie Desjardins will be entering the 2014/15 Vancouver Canucks season as everything that the coach he will be replacing in John Tortorella wasn't.
New Canucks coach Desjardins to manage ice time for Sedins
Vancouver Canucks forwards Henrik Sedin, left, and twin brother Daniel, both former NHL most valuable players, managed to produce only 50 and 47 points, respectively, last season. After spending more than two decades attempting to become an NHL head coach, and with training camp in Whistler, B.C., two weeks away, he is vowing not to change his style behind the bench.
Bieksa confident changes have Canucks headed in right direction
Despite missing the postseason for the first time in six years, Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa believes there will be playoff hockey in Vancouver in 2014-15.