Gemma Karstens-Smith

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2010 Olympics still echo through Vancouver on anniversary of torch relay start

John Furlong still sees the signature of the 2010 Olympic Games scrawled across Vancouver as he walks through the city's downtown.

J.T. Miller pots 2 as Canucks pounce early to cruise past Panthers

J.T. Miller had a pair of goals, and the Vancouver Canucks scored five times in the first period on their way to a decisive 7-2 victory over the visiting Florida Panthers on Monday night.

Canucks blow 4-goal lead, lose to Capitals in shootout

Nicklas Backstrom scored the shootout winner and the Washington Capitals completed a massive comeback to beat the Canucks 6-5 in Vancouver on Friday night.
Week 19

Cody Fajardo topples Lions to keep Roughriders in contention for 1st in West

Quarterback Cody Fajardo threw for 224 yards and the Saskatchewan Roughriders downed the B.C. Lions 27-19 on Friday night in Vancouver.

Canadians 'very nice people': Kawhi Leonard appreciates warm welcome back

Former Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard received a warm greeting Thursday during his Canadian homecoming with the Los Angeles Clippers for a pre-season game in Vancouver.

Kawhi Leonard, Clippers struggle in pre-season loss to Mavericks in Vancouver

Kawhi Leonard had a tough night on the court Thursday, but basketball fans enthusiastically welcomed the former Toronto Raptors star back to Canada all the same. Leonard went five-for-19 from the floor as his L.A. Clippers were beaten 102-87 by the Dallas Mavericks in a pre-season game in Vancouver.

Potent power play pushes Canucks past Red Wings to stay perfect at home

A potent power play scored a trio of goals for the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, leading the home team to a 5-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Canucks down Flyers as Tanner Pearson comes up clutch in SO

Tanner Pearson scored in the shootout to power the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 home victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

J.T. Miller has career night as Canucks trounce Kings in home opener

J.T. Miller had a career-high four-point night on Wednesday, helping his Vancouver Canucks to a 8-2 win over the L.A. Kings.

Canucks name Bo Horvat as latest captain

Bo Horvat has been named the newest captain of the Vancouver Canucks.

Lions trounce Argos to keep faint playoff hopes alive

Bryan Burnham had three touchdowns and his B.C. Lions trounced the Toronto Argonauts 55-8 Saturday.

Canucks' Brock Boeser cleared to play season opener

Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser has been cleared to return to action after suffering a concussion last week, but he still believes the play that caused the injury was "pretty dirty."

Canucks tinkered with depth, but it's Pettersson and young stars that will need to lead them

After bolstering their ranks with some veteran talent over the summer, the Vancouver Canucks have set their sights on returning to the playoffs.

Lions keep faint playoff hopes alive with gritty win over Alouettes

The B.C. Lions kept their faint playoff hopes alive on Saturday, posting a gritty 25-23 win over the Montreal Alouettes.

New players add depth, raise expectations for Canucks

After spending a season with a rotating cast of wingers, Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat is looking forward to a little consistency.