Patrick Johnston, The Province

Patrick Johnston

The Province

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent:
  • The Province
  • SudburyStar
  • The Vancouver Sun
Past:
  • The Chronicle Herald
  • Ottawa Citizen
  • 24 hours Vancouver
  • The Windsor Star
  • TheStarPhoenix.com
  • Winnipeg Sun

Recent articles by Patrick:

Canucks coaching shuffle: Eye in the sky Manny Malhotra leaves club for Maple Leafs

The former NHLer was lauded for his work with the Canucks’ centres, particularly captain Bo Horvat. → Read More

New Brodin deal for Wild opens door to trade Dumba to Canucks

The Canucks would surely be suitors for Dumba's defensive talents. → Read More

Canucks see Josh Leivo as an option for the club in 2020-21: GM Jim Benning

The smart, two-way winger is an unrestricted free agent. → Read More

Patrick Johnston: Spirit of Green's Canucks drove them through bubble life

Canucks head coach Travis Green reflects on how his team overcame the mental challenge of COVID-19 bubble life. → Read More

Canucks ‘expected more from Jake’ Virtanen: GM Jim Benning

The Canucks’ general manager didn’t pull any punches on how hometown winger Jake Virtanen performed in the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. → Read More

Golden Knights 3, Canucks 0: A bridge too far despite more Demko heroics

The Canucks played themselves to a standstill in pushing a Stanley Cup favourite to the limit. → Read More

With Markstrom ailing, Canucks recall goalie Jake Kielly

The Canucks have recalled Jake Kielly to serve as a depth goalie in Edmonton. → Read More

Patrick Johnston: Canucks not surprised Demko's extra cool under pressure

Thatcher Demko, the Canucks' surprise starter in Game 5, is a cool customer. And after his sensational Game 5 performance, the rest of the NHL knows it, too → Read More

COVID-19: B.C. CDC numbers confirm claim that province's curve is flat again

That said, the growth factor is still above 1.0, meaning that each infected person is infecting slightly more than one person. → Read More

COVID-19: B.C. CDC numbers confirm claim that province's curve is flat again

Dr. Bonnie Henry’s statement during Monday’s COVID-19 press conference that B.C.’s infection curve is currently flat drew more than few raised eyebrows. → Read More

Canada Sevens hopeful but realistic as World Rugby axes New Zealand and Australia tournaments

World Rugby has axed the New Zealand and Australia rugby sevens tournaments for 2021, hoping to launch the season in April in Hong Kong. → Read More

Golden Knights 3, Canucks 0: It’s all on a knife’s edge as Vancouver drops Game 3

Las Vegas rides strong goaltending from Robin Lehner and punishes Vancouver mistakes to take 2-1 series lead → Read More

Golden Knights 3, Canucks 0: It’s all on a knife’s edge as Vancouver drops Game 3

Las Vegas rides strong goaltending from Robin Lehner and punishes Vancouver mistakes to take 2-1 series lead. → Read More

Game 3 between Canucks and Golden Knights up in the air as players discuss postponement

Despite much of North American sports calling games off on Wednesday, the NHL played on. → Read More

Canucks' Troy Stecher calls Jacob Blake shooting 'disgusting'

The Canucks' defenceman didn't shy away from a question about the latest high-profile incident of police violence in the United States. → Read More

Vegas crease crisis: Marc-Andre Fleury's agent pulls no punches

All signs now point to Robin Lehner starting against the Canucks and Marc-Andre Fleury possibly playing somewhere new next season. → Read More

Canucks Game Day: Viva Las Vegas

The Canucks knocked off the defending Stanley Cup champs. Their next opponents are just as lethal. → Read More

Vegas crease crisis: Marc-Andre Fleury’s agent pulls no punches

All signs now point to Robin Lehner starting against the Canucks and Marc-Andre Fleury possibly playing somewhere new next season. → Read More

The Skate: Late night love-in

For the first time in nine years, the Vancouver Canucks have won a playoff series. → Read More

Young Canadians caught-up in French pro rugby’s COVID-19 scare

Will Percillier and Quentin James, both from B.C., are academy players for famed French Top 14 club Stade Français. → Read More