NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Thursday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Utah Jazz. J.J. Hickson and Jonny Flynn ended the season on a good note while Wesley Matthews and Luke Babbitt ended the season on a sour note. With the Blazers season over after this contest, it makes you start pondering offseason decisions.
Free MLB Betting Odds & Picks on the Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers Thursday night game 3 matchup. The Rangers are -190 home favourites. The over/under is set at 9. Q likes the road team in this one 7-4. The Mariners are not the Rangers and Rick Porcello has done well against them in the past (3-1 in five starts). Hector Noesi on the mound for Seattle Thursday.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer “Q” tells us you didn’t expect Canucks GM Mike Gillis to tell you who they’ve got number 1 on their 2012 NHL draft board did you or will be traded first in the offseason did you? Gillis’ end of year presser was mostly lots of answers to read more into. He wants Coach Alain Vigneault back, Cody Hodgson wanted out, Ryan Kesler is hurt, Cory Schneider gives them a great problem.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. LA Kings Sunday night? Jarret Stoll scored 4:27 into overtime, skating onto a loose puck after defenseman Dan Hamhuis was wiped out coming out of his own zone, skating in on a 2-on-1 and snapped a wrist shot over the blocker of Cory Schneider. Good night Vancouver. Jonathan Quick kept the Los Angeles Kings alive. Great save after great save.
NWSB insider Q brings us an interesting take on the Washington State offseason and a look into next season. With Mike Leach taking over the helms of the team, many are wondering if he can bring the Cougar football program back to relevance as they have died out in the Pac-12. With Jeff Tuel and Marquess Wilson still around, can they reload and make a run in the Pac12?
NWSB Managing editor and Victoria BC Canada resident “Q” has an offer for all past and present Seattle Seahawks, Vancouver Canucks, Seattle Mariners, BC Lions and Seattle Supersonics out there. Dinner and drinks are on Q. Plus he’ll point you in the direction for 100+ things to do in Victoria. He’ll play tour guide for a day. Just get on a plane or boat from Seattle or Vancouver or Portland and come to Victoria BC.
NWSB managing editor Q brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between the Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers. The Jazz came to Portland and thumped the Blazers. Nolan Smith scored 16 points but when you are starting at point guard it simply isn’t good enough to only score. Jonny Flynn dished out seven assists compared to just two turnovers.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. LA Kings Wednesday night? Daniel Sedin’s return to the lineup gave Vancouver some life as it avoided elimination with a 3-1 victory. The Kings still lead the series 3-1 and can advance by winning Game 5 on Sunday in Vancouver. Defensemen Alexander Edler and Kevin Bieksa scored in the second period.
NWSB Managing editor and Seattle Seahawks writer “Q” tells us the complete Seahawks team schedule and 2012 Matchups. Free agency is winding down, the NFL Draft is less than two weeks away and you can even head to your favorite sportsbook and find NFL Futures odds out there. All is good! Pete Carroll and John Schneider the pressure is now on in the 2012 NFL Draft.