Playoffs: So Close; So Far
Last night, the Canucks ________ and they did so _________!
You fill in the blanks.
Now let’s get down to business; you have some reading to do as I have put together a fantastic list of Canucks articles/blogs/posts/stories from across the entire interwebzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
Sorry, I’m falling asleep already just thinking of Saturday’s game against Columbus. Get me some smelling salts will ya?
What are the SUPERBLY DRESSED NWSB Staff saying?
To find out, all one needs to do is click right where it says “HERE;” right HERE!
What are the LOCAL guys saying?
Province Sports: Sloppy Defence Assists Yotes in Win Over Struggling Canucks – It was a back and forth game that no one expected and perhaps that is why the Canucks came out on the wrong end. By Jason Botchford
Vancouver Sun: Coyotes Down Struggling Canucks – The new lines looked great early on as the Canucks took a 2-0 lead but the team faltered as the game wore on. By Brad Ziemer
Province Sports: Fans, Put Down the Sushi and Cheer – The recent rash of fish on the ice at Rogers Arena has one man thinking, we need to appreciate this team a little more. By Ed Willes
Province Sports: Joke about the Canucks; but Don’t Forget Edler – The hulking Swedish D-Man has not been himself since the All-Star break. By Gordon McIntyre
Province Sports: Burke and Cherry Spat Shows Thin Line Media Walks – In this business, one must be careful what they say. Fortunately for Don Cherry, he can pretty much say anything he wants. By Ed Willes
Pass it to Bulis: Why Raymond with the Twins isn’t the Worst Idea in History – This was bound to happen eventually during this slump. AV is too impatient not to try the silliest things. By Harrison Mooney
Pass it to Bulis: Manny Malhotra Used to have Awesome Hair – What did it look like? Click to find out. By Daniel Wagner
Vancouver Sun: Why Isn’t Cory Schneider Playing? – I’m guessing because Luongo is playing fairly well overall despite a team wide slump. Plus, Cory has proven himself enough for Free Agency this summer. By Iain Macintyre
Nucks Misconduct: Who Do You Blame for Boring Hockey? – Can you put it on the slumping Sedins? The mediocre Luongo? The dead puck era returning? A lack of skillful teams? By Dan The Stat Man
Canucks Army: Inforgraphic ~ The Final 13 Games – The Canucks final stretch, in graph form…very interesting. By Matthew Henderson
Benched Whale: This and That ~ The Red Line, Ott, Hodgson – A collection of thoughts on NHL and Canucks related stories from the past two weeks. By Dani Toth
Head to the Net: The Sedins Will Be Fine. They Already Are. – Really Canucks fans, we need not worry. By HTTN
What are the NATIONAL guys saying?
The National Post: New Canucks Still Adapting to Life After Trade – Zack Kassian, Gragnani and Pahlsson are still doing their part to click with the rest of the roster. By Ben Kuzma
The Globe and Mail: Canucks Fans Begin to Panic – The panic button is nearby just in case..ya know..we need it sometime soon. By David Ebner
The Globe and Mail: GM’s United Behind Hybrid Icing – What rule changes will we see this summer heading into the 2012-13 season? By James Mirtle
What are the ENEMIES saying?
The Arizona Republic: Yotes 4 Game Road Trip Next Hurdle on Road to Playoffs – Sitting in 7th place heading into Wednesday night’s tilt against Vancouver, the Coyotes need to string together a few wins to game some space on the teams behind them. By Jim Gintonio
The Columbus Dispatch: 89 Seconds with Ken Hitchcock – The former BJ’s coach is interviewed by Columbus media ahead of a matchup between the two teams. By CD Staff
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!