Player News - Canucks

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Ryan Miller will be in the crease for Thursday's game against Tampa Bay.

This will be his first start since Saturday against Toronto when he turned away 38 of 40 shots in a 3-2 shootout win. Miller has a 5-9-0 record this season with a 2.73 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage.
Dec 7 - 4:45 PM

Philip Larsen (upper body) has been cleared to return to Vancouver.

He was discharged from the hospital Wednesday and was in good spirits, according to coach Willie Desjardins. It's uncertain when he will be ready to return to the lineup, though.
Dec 7 - 4:39 PM

Jannik Hansen (ribs) could be available to return during Vancouver's road trip.

The Canucks play three more times this week and finish the road swing at Carolina next Tuesday. Hansen hasn't been active since Nov. 5.
Dec 7 - 2:24 PM

Chris Tanev (foot) isn't expected to return during Vancouver's road trip.

The Canucks don't play at home again until Dec. 16 against Tampa Bay. Tanev has already missed the last 16 games and he has been limited to seven appearances this season.
Dec 7 - 2:19 PM

Troy Stecher collected an assist during Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Devils.

The rookie defender is now up to five helpers and six points in just 17 games thus far. We'd recommend you pick him up if you can.
Dec 7 - 12:12 AM

Luca Sbisa now has points in three of his last four games.

All assists during the span. In fact, he's still searching for his first goal of the season. Through 26 games he has seven helpers.
Dec 7 - 12:11 AM

Henrik Sedin lifted his point streak to four games with a goal during Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Devils.

The Canucks' Captain is now up to two goals and five points during the streak. His totals now stand at seven goals and 17 points in 26 games.
Dec 7 - 12:10 AM

Daniel Sedin picked up another pair of points during Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Devils.

It was just the second time this season he scored multiple points in a game, however. With the goal he scored, he's up to eight goals. Tack on his helper and he's up to 17 points in 26 games.
Dec 7 - 12:08 AM

Braondon Sutter picked up his 99th career assist during Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Devils.

Sutter is now up to eight helpers and 14 points in 26 games this season. For his career, he's also up to 208 points in 541 games.
Dec 7 - 12:07 AM

Jacob Markstrom and the Canucks fell to the Devils 3-2 on Tuesday.

Markstrom stopped 19 of 22 shots, including three of four while on the kill. He's now 6-4-2 on the season with an .899 save percentage and a 2.76 GAA.
Dec 7 - 12:05 AM

Jacob Markstrom and the Canucks fell to the Devils 3-2 on Tuesday.

Markstrom stopped 19 of 22 shots, including three of four while on the kill. He's now 6-4-2 on the season with an .899 save percentage and a 2.76 GAA.
Dec 7 - 12:05 AM

Philip Larsen is "awake and responsive", according to the Vancouver Canucks.

Considering how it looked, this is great news. Larsen has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Dec 6 - 9:37 PM

After receiving a thunderous hit by Taylor Hall, Philip Larsen was stretchered off the ice.

Larsen played just 6:56 before departing. Hopefully the Canucks were just being cautious, and the next report will be that he's okay. But it did look like Larsen took Hall's shoulder flush to the jaw. Check out the highlight below. We'll keep you posted as his status develops.
Dec 6 - 8:41 PM

Alex Biega will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Canucks.

Biega's been a healthy scratch in every game except one. He hasn't gotten in the lineup since Oct. 23. Joseph Labate will also be scratched tonight. Neither player has fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Dec 6 - 7:07 PM

Jacob Markstrom will be in the crease for Vancouver on Tuesday versus New Jersey.

Markstrom struggled in November, with a 3-2-1 record, a 3.04 GAA and an .893 save percentage, but he ended the month on a high note with an impressive 3-2 shootout win over Colorado.
Dec 6 - 2:14 PM


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