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Hockey

Frenzied fans celebrate Canucks victory

Canucks fans were glued to the big screen in front of CBC downtown, watching as their team beat the Boston Bruins in the first game of the Stanley Cup on June 1st, 2011. The game dragged on scoreless...

It's the Canucks

 They did it.  The Canucks stole the game in the last 19 seconds, defeating the Boston Bruins by one point in the Stanley Cup Final.  The result: euphoria on the streets, cars honking...

CBC's PJ Stock speculates Malhotra to make big comeback in Stanley Cup final

"The puck's going to be bouncing around, the building's going to be crazy, it's going to be awesome." With the big Canucks-Bruins match just hours away, the Stanley Cup playoffs CBC sports reporter...

Loonie and hockey luck go hand in hand, but does Vancouver need it?

VANCOUVER -- Is there a lucky loonie buried in the ice at Vancouver's Rogers Arena? Should it matter? Any NHL player with a scruffy playoff beard will tell you that luck counts. Fans and players...

Parks part of pledge as playoff pandemonium progresses to fever pitch

VANCOUVER -- Pucks should be the focus as Game One of the Stanley Cup final goes tonight in Vancouver, but parks will play a part, too. Not only do the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins share...

Stanley Cup game one Canucks Bruins tickets sell out in just minutes

VANCOUVER -- Hockey fans had to be faster than an NHL slapshot to score tickets for a Stanley Cup Final game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins. One batch of remaining single-seat...

Canucks fans ready to party for Game 1 of Stanley Cup final against Bruins

VANCOUVER -- When Elizabeth Calderon's family left their home in San Diego last year and moved to Vancouver, she didn't know the first thing about hockey, much less the Canucks. But the Calderons...

Drop the puck! NHL team jetting back to Winnipeg from Atlanta

WINNIPEG -- Canada is getting a seventh NHL team. True North Sports and Entertainment says an agreement has been finalized that will see the Atlanta Thrashers move to Winnipeg. The move still needs...

Huge screens bring Stanley Cup excitement to Metro Vancouver hockey fans

A handful of single-seat tickets are expected to be snapped up within minutes when they go on sale this morning ahead of the Vancouver Canucks' Stanley Cup joust with the Boston Bruins. But the City...

Online ticket resellers say Stanley Cup tickets fetching $2,000 or more

VANCOUVER -- Zaak Ghelani was in the stands 17 years ago when Vancouver defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs to advance to the Stanley Cup final, but back then he couldn't afford the pricey tickets to...