Posts Tagged British Columbia

Brodie leads Flames past Canucks 4-2 in Game 3

Calgary Flames TJ Brodie, center, celebrates his goal with teammates during first period NHL first round playoff hockey action against the Vancouver Canucks in Calgary, Alberta, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Sam Bennett gave the Calgary Flames some breathing room with a goal he’ll never forget.

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Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, of Sweden, tangles with Calgary Flames' Brandon Bollig as Jannik Hansen (36), of Denmark, and linesman Darren Gibbs try to break them apart during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tempers flared and fists flew — and the tone might have been set for the rest of the first-round playoff series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames.

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Canucks sticking with 4 lines in playoffs

Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller (1) celebrates his team's win as Vancouver Canucks' Daniel Sedin (22) and Henrik Sedin skate past at the end of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins rolled four lines for much of the regular season, and he doesn’t plan on changing that philosophy in the playoffs.

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Steve Nash: Injuries allowed him to prepare for retirement

Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash comes off the court during the fourth quarter of Game 4 of a Western Conference semifinals NBA basketball series, in this May 9, 2010 file photo taken in San Antonio. The 41-year-old from Victoria, British Columbia, retired in March 2015 to cap an illustrious 19-year career that included eight All-Star appearances, seven nominations to the All-NBA team and consecutive MVP awards. Nash left the league as the leading career free-throw shooter and is third overall in assists. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Suffering through three injury-plagued seasons in Los Angeles is not exactly how Steve Nash wanted to end his professional basketball career.

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Eddie Lack will start Game 1 for Canucks against Flames

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Eddie Lack will get the start in goal for the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round series with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

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