NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in on the overachievers and underachievers in Van City for the end of the 2012/13 regular season. Jason Garrison was on the underachiever side of this list at the quarter season mark, but he made a superb turnaround. Alex Edler is the single most disappointing player that the Canucks have had to endure this season. David Booth could well be the victim of Vancouver’s buyout amnesty.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ blogger C-Mac talks about Vancouver’s woes with officiating lately. After not appearing to deliver THAT illegal of a hit, Alex Edler was suspended in a shocking turn of events that made Canucks fans resent referees even further. This troubling inconsistency in what constitutes an offense and the ‘pick ‘em out of a hat suspension length’ is what drives coaches and players crazy.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in on the Canucks finally winning a game thanks to an iffy goal by Mason Raymond. He also ponders what to do with Coach Alain Vigneault. He says Vancouver in particular appears more anxious behind the bench. Watch Coach Vigneault these days as he spends more time frantically berating the officials over perceived injustices than concentrating on creative game planning.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-mac says despite the early loss of talismanic captain Jay DeMerit to injury, Vancouver is off to two hard earned wins and has injected hope into the Vancouver market for a potentially championship winning pro sports team. There is much to admire already in how this team has been assembled.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in on the overachievers and underachievers in Van City. Keith Ballard looked like he had it all sorted out at last, skating well and moving the puck crisply, then Chris Tanev moved up in the defence pairings and the familiar error prone Ballard was once again back in the Coach V doghouse. Kevin Bieksa is the one defenseman who has been steady on both ends of the ice.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac says for all the criticism thrown at him, the slick haired Roberto Luongo has been one of the better Canucks players in 2013 and after 6 games projects professionalism. He takes a look at the best and the worst of the Canucks line-up so far. Zack Kassian, Luongo, and Chris Tanev make the “good list”. Dan Hamhuis, Jason Garrison, and Manny Malhotra make the “naughty’ list.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac is back to blogging on his favorite Canucks team and their motivation for the 2013 Stanley Cup. He points out its a short season and Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin will be needed more than ever to jumpstart this team in the looming campaign. He says a poor start can humble would be brutal, so coach Alain Vigneault has some urgent motivating to consider.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger C-Mac weighs in today with some fun New Years resolutions for the 2013 Seahawks. It’s the holidays and everyone’s in the mood to celebrate, especially in the wake of such a great ‘Hawks season to date. Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson, Russell Okung, Richard Sherman & Brandon Browner are mentioned. Well Seahawks fans, what are your thoughts for New Year’s resolutions?
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his playoff match preview of Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy. C-Mac says the arrival of this game provokes some very mixed emotions in anticipation despite the ascent of the Whitecaps to the status of a playoff contender. The speed of someone like the overdue Darren Mattocks could be a crucial factor tonight.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake. C-Mac says the guaranteed playoff positions for both sides will likely however see this game be something of a mild affair as both outfits look to tune-up while avoiding injury.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of Portland Timbers vs. Whitecaps matchup today. C-Mac says If Vancouver is likely to pose a threat in the coming playoff run, then they will need to take it to Portland in this match. Darren Mattocks is touch and go as a possibility for selection.
Game 31 Sounders/Whitecaps Game Intro The most recent ‘pivotal game in Whitecaps history’ has arrived yet again, and here is a case in which the hyperbole is not actually overblown. Vancouver is in the spotlight this evening with their version of a European derby match, the much hyped and anticipated contest with a local neighbour/ competitive [...]