Fort Nucks: Family first

The thought didn't even cross Anders Nilsson's mind. He wasn't missing the birth of baby Loui. No chance.

The thought didn't even cross Anders Nilsson's mind.

When this four-game road trip began last Monday night, Nilsson wasn't with the Canucks. His fiancé Emelie was past her due date with the couple's baby and there was no way Nilsson was missing the delivery.  

Nope. No chance. Family first. Hockey can wait. 

It wasn't too long ago this wasn't the case. 

When John Garrett's wife delivered their daughter Krista, one of two Garrett girls, Garrett was on the road with the WHA's Minnesota Fighting Saints. They were in Arizona playing the Phoenix Roadrunners and the thought of telling his coach he couldn't travel with the team because his wife was due is still a laughable thought for Garrett. 

"That was not an excuse for missing a game," chuckled Garrett. "Krista is 42 now (pauses to do the math...

#Canucks turn to Nilsson in 🥅, looking to bump the slump. It's all about winning one for baby Loui.

Sheary Scores for the Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins

Olli Maatta with the perfect up-ice pass.
Patric Hornqvist with the perfect cross-ice pass.
Conor Sheary with the perfect beneath the pad shot.

Let's Play Hockey: Jack Carlson

Minnesota Wild

Former North Star and cancer survivor, Jack Carlson made the Let's Play Hockey call prior to the Wild-Flyers game at Xcel Energy Center.

KeyBank Key Moment: Alexander Kerfoot

Colorado Avalanche

So about this Alexander Kerfoot... Yeah, he's pretty good.

He leads the team with seven goals so far this season!

Listen to the Official Canucks Playlsit

Vancouver Canucks

Get game ready.

Behind the Lens: Los Angeles

Vancouver Canucks

Cali hasn't been kind to the #Canucks this trip, but they're putting in the work to end on a high-note in LA. Check out a swanky new LA gallery.

Spencer Martin Named Player of the Week

Colorado Avalanche

Congrats, Marty!

PREVIEW Canucks at Kings (Nov. 14, 2017)

Vancouver Canucks

The #Canucks look to finish their 4-game road trip off strong as they face the Kings tonight in LA.

Mic'd Up: Landeksog & Karlsson

Colorado Avalanche

Gabe Landeskog and Erik Karlsson were mic'd up for game one of the NHL Global Series...