Kieran O'Connor

BC Place hosts day 1 of HSBC Canada Sevens rugby

VIDEO: Canada off to mixed start on Day 1 of Vancouver Sevens rugby series

Canadians perform well but fall short in opening matches at BC Place stadium

BC Place hosts day 1 of HSBC Canada Sevens rugby
Wei Cheng, from UBC, has lead a project in developing a simple, cost-effective technique for making smart windows (via @ubcpublicaffairs/YouTube)

VIDEO: UBC researchers create new method for self-tinting windows

Smart windows conserve building energy by switching from clear to tinted, controlling heat and light

Wei Cheng, from UBC, has lead a project in developing a simple, cost-effective technique for making smart windows (via @ubcpublicaffairs/YouTube)
Vancouver goalie Anders Nilsson stopped 28 of 32 shots against Wild, as Canucks fall 5-2 (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Canucks score early, but Wild rally for 5-2 victory

Eric Staal scores the winner as Minnesota wins in Vancouver

Vancouver goalie Anders Nilsson stopped 28 of 32 shots against Wild, as Canucks fall 5-2 (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Luke Bradley (upper left) and the Canadian Sevens National team get set for the upcoming HSBC Canada Sevens (via @CanadaSevens/Twitter)

Port Alberni’s Luke Bradley ready for HSBC Canada Sevens in Vancouver

The HSBC Rugby Sevens Series is coming to Vancouver on March 10 to 11.

Luke Bradley (upper left) and the Canadian Sevens National team get set for the upcoming HSBC Canada Sevens (via @CanadaSevens/Twitter)
Canucks’ goaltender, Jacob Makstrom, stopped 32 of 34 saves but it was not enough as Canucks’ lost 2-1 (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Coyotes score with a minute left to slide past Canucks

Derek Stepan nets game-winner to lift Arizona over Vancouver

Canucks’ goaltender, Jacob Makstrom, stopped 32 of 34 saves but it was not enough as Canucks’ lost 2-1 (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Canucks’ forward, Brock Boeser leads the team in goals and points with 26 and 55 respectively

Star rookie Brock Boeser injured for the next 4 to 6 weeks: Canucks

Boeser sidelined for weeks, effectively ending his rookie season with Vancouver

Canucks’ forward, Brock Boeser leads the team in goals and points with 26 and 55 respectively
New York Islander rookie and Coquitlam native, Matthew Barzal (right), fell to the Vancouver Canucks and rookie Brock Boeser (left) in Monday night’s NHL action (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Canucks come from behind to topple Islanders in OT

Brendan Leipsic scores twice, including the winner, to lift Vancouver to victory

New York Islander rookie and Coquitlam native, Matthew Barzal (right), fell to the Vancouver Canucks and rookie Brock Boeser (left) in Monday night’s NHL action (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Canucks’ Henrik Sedin tries to strip Avs’ rookie, Tyson Jost of the puck, as Avs defeat Canucks 3-1 (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Canucks snowed under by Avalanche in Denver

MacKinnon leads Colorado to 3-1 win over Vancouver in NHL action

Canucks’ Henrik Sedin tries to strip Avs’ rookie, Tyson Jost of the puck, as Avs defeat Canucks 3-1 (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Daniel Sedin celebrates his first of two goals on the night as the Canucks oust the Coyotes (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Daniel Sedin scores twice to lift Canucks past Coyotes

Markstrom makes 41 saves to backstop Vancouver to 3-1 NHL win over Arizona

Daniel Sedin celebrates his first of two goals on the night as the Canucks oust the Coyotes (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Canucks’ rookie Brock Boeser recorded an assist in the game, bringing his season total to 51 points. (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Canucks fold 6-3 in first ever trip to Vegas

Daniel Sedin had two points as Canucks fall to the Golden Knights Friday night

Canucks’ rookie Brock Boeser recorded an assist in the game, bringing his season total to 51 points. (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Florida Panthers goaltender, Roberto Luongo, delivers speech heart warming speech (via @NHL/Twitter)

Former Canuck Roberto Luongo addresses Florida shooting victims

Parkland, Fla., resident, delivers speech before Florida Panthers’ first home game since tragedy

Florida Panthers goaltender, Roberto Luongo, delivers speech heart warming speech (via @NHL/Twitter)
Canucks’ forwards Bo Horvat and Sven Baertschi celebrate after Horvat scores his 16th goal of the season. (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Canucks blow three goal lead, lose to Avalanche in overtime

Vancouver struggled on the penalty kill, as Colorado scored all five goals on the powerplay

Canucks’ forwards Bo Horvat and Sven Baertschi celebrate after Horvat scores his 16th goal of the season. (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Erik Gudbranson signs multi-year deal with Vancouver Canucks (via @Canucks/Twitter)

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

Erik Gudbranson signs multi-year deal with Vancouver Canucks (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Members of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask during NHL action Saturday at Rogers Arena. (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Canucks came out hot, beat Bruins 6-1

Loui Eriksson scores twice, catapulting Vancouver to a lopsided victory over Boston

Members of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask during NHL action Saturday at Rogers Arena. (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Canucks players will don rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks against the Avalanche on Feb. 20 at Rogers Arena. (@Canucks/Twitter)

Vancouver Canucks to host Hockey Is For Everyone night next week

Signed rainbow warm-up jerseys will be available for auction at Rogers Arena and online

Canucks players will don rainbow-coloured jerseys and matching Pride tape on their sticks against the Avalanche on Feb. 20 at Rogers Arena. (@Canucks/Twitter)
Vancouver Canuck Daniel Sedin makes contact with San Jose Shark goalie and North Vancouver native Martin Jones in Thursday night action in San Jose. (@Canucks/Twitter)

Canucks lose second straight game, falling 4-1 to Sharks

Daniel Sedin snags Vancouver’s only goal on a pass from Thomas Vanek

Vancouver Canuck Daniel Sedin makes contact with San Jose Shark goalie and North Vancouver native Martin Jones in Thursday night action in San Jose. (@Canucks/Twitter)
A sperm whale is spotted in Johnstone Strait. (Jared Towers).

First sighting of sperm whale in B.C. strait

DFO scientist says whale may have been exploring new waters or looking for more food sources

A sperm whale is spotted in Johnstone Strait. (Jared Towers).
Vancouver Canucks’ general manager Jim Benning. (The Canadian Press)

Canucks sign GM Jim Benning to multi-year extension

In letter, president Trevor Linden says goal is to ‘build a young, fast, exciting Canucks team’

Vancouver Canucks’ general manager Jim Benning. (The Canadian Press)
Sven Baertschi, left, and Bo Horvat of the Vancouver Canucks help the BC SPCA raise awareness for National Cupcake Day on Tuesday in Vancouver. (BCSPCA/Twitter)

Vancouver Canucks help raise awareness with puppy cuddles

BC SPCA holds pop-up event in support of National Cupcake day

Sven Baertschi, left, and Bo Horvat of the Vancouver Canucks help the BC SPCA raise awareness for National Cupcake Day on Tuesday in Vancouver. (BCSPCA/Twitter)
Vancouver’s Olympic Cauldron was lit on Thursday night to mark the start of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. (@vanzuilekom via Twitter)

Vancouver’s Olympic Cauldron lit to honour Canadian athletes in PyeongChang

Olympic medallist and Mission native Brent Hayden helped light the cauldron

Vancouver’s Olympic Cauldron was lit on Thursday night to mark the start of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. (@vanzuilekom via Twitter)