The Stretch Run
It’s only 3-ish weeks until the playoffs start and the Canucks chances for winning the Cup are _________.
You fill in the blank.
Not that you will be up at 5am on a Sunday to read this right away but if at some point in your day you get around to going through the list, I sincerely hope you enjoy it.
Peruse through some of the best; and worst Canucks related articles on the entire world wide web.
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What are the ABOMINABLY SEXY NWSB staff saying?
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What are the LOCAL guys saying?
Province Sports: Canucks Strike in Overtime Against Colorado – Just when it looked like the slump may resume, the Canucks flipped the proverbial switch and took it in overtime. By Jim Jamieson
Vancouver Sun: Higgins Leads Rally Over Avs to Win 3-2 – The revolving 2nd/3rd liner had 2 goals including the OT winner. By Brad Ziemer
Province Sports: Captain Henrik Sedin Calls for Tougher In-Game Penalties on Hard Hits - After seeing his twin brother Daniel Sedin go down and out with a concussion, he wants to see harsher punishments in-game in addition to suspensions by Brendan Shanahan. By Jim Jamieson
Vancouver Sun: Henrik Sedin says Players Need to Show More Respect for Each Other – This all coming after his brother Daniel was sidelined this week by a vicious and cheap head shot from Blackhawks’ Duncan Keith. By Brad Ziemer
Province Sports: Outdoor Canucks Playoff Parties Likely Cancelled - Following last June’s Stanley Cup riots, the risk is just too much to bare this time around. By Kent Spencer
Pass it to Bulis: The Canucks Clinch the NW Division- Due to tiebreakers and crazy rules, the Canucks have clinched the Divisional title for the 4th year running…or skating. By Daniel Wagner
Province Sports: Duncan Keith Suspended 5 Games – Brendan Shanahan laid down the verdict on Friday. Who will return first? Daniel or Duncan? Posted by Province Sports Staff
Pass it to Bulis: Teammates give Mason Raymond Parenting Advice – Mase recently had his first child so his buddies gave him some tips. By Harrison Mooney
Nucks Ice Man: Gillis’ “Turn the Other Cheek” Mantra Not Working - What should Gillis do? He ranted to the media last year so maybe that’s the route he should take again given the post-rant success. By Larry Johnson
Canucks Hockey Blog: Keith Suspension a Hollow Victory – Does Keith getting 5 games really benefit the Canucks in any way? By J.J. Guerrero
What are the NATIONAL guys saying?
The Globe and Mail: Buzzkill for the Canucks’ Next Shot at Cup – With last year’s riot int he rear view mirrors, Vancouver wants to assure people that without Stanley Cup viewing areas downtown, this is not a no-fun city. By Stephen Quinn
The National Post: Shanahan Passes Test with Keith Ruling – I don’t know what this guy is talking about because I think most Vancouverites would disagree with him, including myself. By Michael Traikos
What are the ENEMIES saying?
Chicago Tribune: Time for Defense to Show its Mettle – Duncan Keith looks to make the best of his 5 game suspension. By Chris Kuc
Denver Post: Avs’ Duchene Looks Ahead After Benching – The young man and soon to be superstar only played 7 minutes against Phoenix earlier this week and he looks to respond by leading his team into the post-season. By Mike Chambers
LA Times: Kings’ 6 Game Win Streak Comes to an End Against Bruins – Pressing for a playoff spot and the Pacific Division title, the Kings dropped one to the reigning champs. By Associated Press
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