Vancouver Canucks defeat Minnesota Wild, 4-3

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - A Las Vegas oddsmaker probably would have given gutsy bettors million-to-1 odds on the likelihood of Shane Hnidy and Greg Zanon scoring goals in the same game.

That money-making opportunity is now down the tubes because it occurred Saturday night at GM Place.

Unfortunately for Minnesota, even that rarity wasn't enough to help the Wild and its out-of-sync backup goalie recover from a messy first period during an eventual 4-3 loss to the V...

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - There's a moral to the story of Andrew Brunette.

You don't have to skate like Marian Gaborik to be a great hockey player.

Brunette, 36, played in his 900th game Saturday night, and in a neat coincidence, Brunette's junior teammate, Kevin Weekes, was the Hockey Night in Canada color analyst during the Wild's game against the Canucks and co-host of the HNIC postgame show, "After Hours," on which Brunette was scheduled to appear.

In 1992...