Friday Links: Canucks Morning Java

The dawn is nearing…

Well here we are with one game to go in the Vancouver Canucks regular season for 2011-12. How will it end? Who will be the hero? What can we expect for the playoffs in less than a week?

Here’s a collection of Canucks related posts from all over the world wide web from the last few days.

What are the MASTERFUL NWSB staff saying?

The choice is obvious, just click on the link for all your vital Vancouver Canucks News. BOOM!

What are the LOCAL guys saying?


Canucks drop puck against Calgary in race for Presidents’ Trophy

The Province: The Vancouver Canucks have maintained the Presidents’ Trophy holds little significance for them. By Ed Willes

Vancouver Sun A struggling power play got worse Thursday for the Vancouver Canucks and, despite fan hysteria over the goaltending by Iain Macintyre


Province Sports: The Goalie Situation – With both Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider playing all world lately, is there really a controversy about who should start in the playoffs? By Ed Willes

Vancouver Sun: Canucks Respond after Crowd Razzes Luongo – It wasn’t a pretty site as Lu was pulled and he got the bronx cheer. By Sun Staff

Canucks Hockey Blog: Luongo Deserves Better – This blogger was some kind of mad after fans jeered when Luongo was pulled against the Ducks. By Katie Maximick

Province Sports: Canucks Need Kesler the Beast Back – Where has the Olympian in Kesler gone? He’s scoring less often than a level 21 Paladin these days.  By Tony Gallagher

Pass it to Bulis: Gragnani is just Misunderstood– The d-man had some major gaffes this past week that many are blaming for the hook of Luongo against Anaheim. But is he just misunderstood? By Daniel Wager

The Birthing Whale says, "I'm itching for Game 1. Screw that flaming C and ball of oil."

Pass it to Bulis: The Real Winner of the Hodgson Trade was Alex Sulzer – Not given much ice time in Vancity, Sulzer has excelled on the scoresheet since arriving in Buffalo. By Harrison Mooney

Smug Nation: The Race…for the Completely Meaningless President’s Trophy – This writer believes the trophy is meaningless but completely? I don’t think so. By Tyler Rowe

Nucks Misconduct: Who do you NOT Want to see in the 1st Round? – There is still a group of three teams the Canucks would more likely see in the first round but who scares you? By Yankee Canuck

Nucks Misconduct: A Sedin Dream and Canucks recall Bitz – The morning buzz on NM for April 5th. By Jordan Clarke

Icing on the Puck: #LUOLOVE – A birthday poem for Roberto Luongo who turned 33 on Wednesday. By Ellen Ransford

Canucks Corner: What Did he Say ~ Hockey Innuendos – This is hilarious. Just read it. By Bruce Ng

Canucks Hockey Blog: Canucks Playoff Beard Challenge – Can you outgrow the best of the best? By Chris Golden

Rob the Hockey Guy: Better Team: This year’s or last’s? – The point total will be slightly below last year’s but is this team actually better than the one who made it to Game 7 of the SCF. By Rob…the Hockey Guy

Canucks Army: Fourth Line Options – With Kassian currently out due to injury and Bitz called back up, who do the Canucks slot in on the fourth line? By Thomas Drance

What are the NATIONAL guys saying?

The Globe and Mail: Divorce will not Affect Canucks Operations – The impending divorce between Francesco Aquilini and his estranged wife recently caused reports that said wife was asking for control of the Canucks in the court battle. That is not apparently swept under the rug. Hallelujah. By David Ebner

The National Post: Canucks have Become Perfect Fit for Higgins and Lapierre – Since arriving at last season’s trade deadline, the two have excelled far beyond expectations and hopefully, they can continue that trend into the post-season. By Ed Willes

What are the ENEMIES saying?

 The Calgary Herald: Flames Want to end Season on High Note – Don’t count on it buckos. By George Johnson

The Edmonton Journal: Ducks’ Boudreau Dine with 99 – When your top Oilers story isn’t even about the Oilers, you know your team sucks. That aside, kind of a cool story. By Jim Matheson

The Morning Java will be posted regularly Wednesday and Saturday mornings (with some exceptions) so check us out then to find some of the best local and national Canucks material on the web!


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  • That story of Bruce Boudreau and The Great One having dinner together is so cool. Apparently the best steal all their secrets from others 🙂

  • pretty excited about hockey beards.

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