Archives for October 2011

Canucks vs. Flames Betting & Handicapping Preview – Nov. 1

Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames Tuesday matchup. The Canucks are -128 road favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. Its NHL predictions time. The road may be a good thing for Vancouver. Roberto Luongo is rumored to be getting the start in goal…

Northwest Athlete Profile: Former Canuck Russ Courtnall

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former Montreal Canadien, Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks forward from Victoria BC Russ Courtnall. Yes Geoff Courtnall’s younger brother. Courtnall was drafted 7th overall in the 1983 entry draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

BREAKING NEWS: Mariners bid fair well to veteran closer David Aardsma

Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson brings us some Seattle Mariners breaking news today. Today the M’s bid fair well to veteran closer David Aardsma. Aardsma has indicated that he would be interested in playing for the Mariners again in the future, but is excited to see what opportunities are ahead of him in the MLB.

Moments In Time: The Biggest Van-City Sports Controversies

Vancouver sports blogger Steve Lee weighs in with his Vancouver sports controversies! Like afternoon soap operas are to lonely housewives, the world of sports has it’s own share of dramas and the Vancouver franchises are not without their fair share of the inner turmoil. Roberto Luongo vs. Corey Schneider leads the way. Mark Messier vs. Trevor Linden makes the list.

The Vancouver Canucks Supporters and Their Effect on the Team

Canucks blogger CMAC questions whether or not the Vancouver Canucks fan base has a right to wonder about Roberto Luongo. He also points out the team also boasts over 17,000 season ticket holders in one of the most expensive markets in the NHL.

First round of charges announced for Stanley Cup rioters

It seems like a long time ago that the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins played in the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals. Today Vancouver BC police Chief Jim Chu announced 163 recommended charges for the first 60 people involved in the violent riot – including aggravated assault, break and enter, arson, and participating in a riot. About time…

Pac 12: 5 Reasons Why Washington State Lost to Oregon

NWSB insider Jason Green breaks down the week 9 matchup between WSU Cougars and the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, October 29th, 2011. For starters where was the Washinton State defense? Facing the dynamic offense of Bryan Bennett and the Ducks the Cougars allowed the Ducks to rack up 454 yards with 241 passing yards…

5 Reasons Why the Sounders were Crushed by Real Salt Lake

Jason Green our man with his pulse on the Seattle sports beat gives us his top 5 reasons why the Seattle Sounders lost to Real Salt Lake. You could tell Ned Grabavoy and Real Salt Lake wanted it more, as they dominated every aspect of the match and they were especially more physical in the match. Sigi Schmid stated, “We’re lucky we didn’t lose 6-0.

5 Reasons the Seahawks Got Spanked by the Bengals

Q is steaming mad after the Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks Week 8 game. Here’s the recap. 5 reasons the Seahawks were spanked by the Cincinnati Bengals. Where was Marshawn Lynch? If the leading rusher is Leon Washington something has gone wrong. Clinching play was Brandon Tate returning a punt for a TD for Cincinnati.

Speculation Time: Is there a QB Controversy in Oregon?

Thomas vs. Bennett There are some rumblings of a QB controversy in Oregon after starter Darron Thomas was replaced by backup Bryan Bennett after halftime against Washington State in their 43-28 win. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE DUCKS FOOTBALL CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSPORTSBEAT! At halftime of that game the Ducks only had a 5-point […]

Pac 12: 5 Reasons Why Washington Beat Arizona

Jason Green gives us 5 reasons why the Washington Huskies celebrated a victory over the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, October 29th, 2011. To start Chris Polk finished with 144 yards rushing and 100 yards receiving and he had 4 rushing TD and one TD reception. Then when it mattered the UW defense came through in the 4th quarter

Northwest Player Projections For Early In the 2012 NFL Draft

In looking at a couple of the mock drafts we’re able to make some 2012 NFL draft projections for some of the stars of Northwest college football teams. Jason Green tells us LaMichael James, Chris Polk, Alameda Ta’amu, Cliff Harris, Joe Halahuni and more should get drafted…
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