Rick Rypien

Uncomfortable questions after another NHL suicide

Ex-NHLer Wade Belak apparently hanged himself, the third enforcer to die this year. Debate rages over the blows tough guys take.

Large crowd expected to remember NHLer Rick Rypien at funeral this weekend

27-year-old ex-Canuck struggled with depression in recent years, had signed with the Jets.

Rick Rypien and the modern concussion epidemic

The tributes began pouring in yesterday morning from former teammates and opponents, confirming that recently deceased former Canuck Rick Rypien was respected throughout the NHL, in spite of his...

Former Canuck Rick Rypien found dead

Former Vancouver Canuck Rick Rypien, known as "Ripper" to fans, was found dead today in his Alberta home, according to the CBC. He was 27 years old. Rypien played for six seasons in the Vancouver...

Canucks dominate Kings in game 5, look to finish off series Sunday night in L.A

When Roberto Luongo is on his game, he is tough to score on. When the Sedins are on their game, they are tough to stop. When the Canucks special teams is successful, they are tough to beat. When all...