First round of charges announced for Stanley Cup rioters

Vancouver Canucks Riot

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…

Vancouver Whitecaps Lenarduzzi fires assistant coaches

Martin Rennie

Vancouver blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the Vancouver Whitecaps and GM Bob Lenarduzzi fired assistant coaches Colin Miller and Denis Hamlett Wednesday as the club prepares for new head coach Martin Rennie’s arrival.

Crisis averted at BC Place – workers will not go on strike

BC Place

Our Vancouver blogger Carolyn Smith tells us that a stadium strike has been averted as BC Place. As workers reached a deal on Tuesday. Good news that the Grey Cup is safe from a strike at BC Place Stadium eh? The $563M newly renovated stadium would have endured disrupted operations resulting in a lack of services for guests.

Vancouver Whitecaps end tough first MLS season dead last

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Fans

Vancouver blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the Vancouver Whitecaps finished dead last in the MLS in their inaugural season, but hopefully the team can learn from a painful season and step it up next year. Either way, their new stadium and enthusiastic fans will be ready and waiting in Vancouver BC.

Canucks Luongo catching heat for endorsing Playnow.com online poker site

Roberto Luongo

Vancouver sports beat blogger Carolyn Smith reports on the B.C. Lottery Corporation news this week that they have partnered with Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo to promote their PlayNow.com legal online poker games. Giving anyone with an account on the website a chance to play against the Vancouver goalie.

Vancouver spa offers $50 gift certificate to Stanley Cup rioters

Vancouver Canucks Riot

NWSB insider Carolyn Smith brings us another intriguing article surrounding the Canucks Vancouver community. A Vancouver-area spa is giving out gift certificates to Stanley Cup rioters despite the anger and bad publicity the stunt will bring.

What 9 months of ‘Canucks Fever’ means for businesses in Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada has benefited from the Canuck's success

We’ve got a new kind of article today, folks! Carolyn Smith shows us the cause and affect that the Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup run last season had on the community around Vancouver, Canada. If the Canucks go the distance again this year, will Vancouver’s economy grow even more?

BC Lions launch new mobile app for iPhone + Android

BC Lions launch new mobile app

Northwest and Vancouver sports beat blogger Carolyn Smith lets us know about the latest BC Lions developments. Atimi Software, the developers behind the highly-polished app, worked with the BC Lions to craft an interactive mobile application that would connect fans to their favourite CFL team.

Adam Morrison to start for the Vancouver Giants tonight at Pacific Coliseum

Vancouver Giants

WHL Hockey news today from Carolyn Smith. Saskatoon Blades goaltender Adam Morrison was picked up by the Vancouver Giants today for his final season in the WHL…

Top 3 must-have mobile apps for the 2011-12 NHL season

Must have apps for the 2011-12 hockey season

Vancouver Social media and mobile phone guru Carolyn Smith lets us know the Vancouver Canucks begin the regular season against the Pittsburg Penguins on home ice tomorrow at 7 p.m. Devoted NHL want to keep up with league and athlete stats via NHL mobile apps on their phones.

BC Lions’ Aaron Hunt accuses Edmonton of foul play in opener at BC Place

Aaron Hunt says Eskimos played dirty

Vancouver sports insider Carolyn Smith tells us after a 33-24 win against the Eskimos on Friday, BC Lions’ Aaron Hunt is taking aim at Edmonton’s offensive linemen, claiming that the Eskimos intentionally play dirty.

Vancouver Canucks Ryan Kesler to Pose Nude in ESPN the Magazine

Ryan Kesler

Vancouver Canucks and B.C. sports beat and social media addict Carolyn Smith is back with some juicy gossip today on the breaking story about Ryan Kesler posing naked in ESPN the Magazine. Need some Vancouver Canucks Gossip this morning, I think we’ve hit the nail on the head for you! The third Annual “Body Issue” will feature professional athletes posing nude…