Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 25 matchup between the Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks. Canucks lost with 1:16 left in regulation. Vancouver’s Cory Schneider and Nashville’s Pekka Rinne combined to allow eight goals on just 23 shots. Daniel Sedin Cody Hodgson, Alex Burrows, Aaron Volpatti and Jannik Hansen scored for Vancouver.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the San Jose Sharks, What a week for Cory Schneider, Aaron Volpatti vs. Brad Winchester fight round 2 was nice, and Kevin Bieksa had a crazy last 2 minutes of the game but got the job done.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 13 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues. For the second time in the span of 10 days the Canucks were beaten by the St. Louis Blues. Alex Burrows opened the scoring, Ryan Kesler notched one, but a pair by T.J. Oshie for St. Louis were enough to help them win.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 12 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota Wild. A 5-1 Minnesota win. Manny Malhotra, Chris Higgins and Jannik Hansen were a combined -9 on the night, Corey Schneider took the loss in net though most will say this loss isn’t on him.
Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Chris Tanev remains a possibility to return the lineup down the road, and Aaron Rome’s return to the Canucks’ lineup is coming soon says head coach Alain Vigneault.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 7 matchup between the Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks jumped all over the Preds with four first period goals on the way to a convincing 5-1 victory. Ryan Kesler fired his first of the year. Sami Salo and Alex Edler both tallied power play points and Marco Sturm looked active in the offensive zone for a change.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 5 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers’ young guns gave the Vancouver Canucks all they could handle, but in the end Sami Salo, Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin made the difference. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins who had a hat trick, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, and Magnus Paajarvi couldn’t keep up.
Canucks insider Keith Vanstone breaks down the Game 3 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Philadelphia Flyers. A 5-4 Flyers win. Roberto Luongo and the visiting Canucks had a slow start to the game with four minor penalties in the opening frame, it didn’t get any better.
BC Sports beat writer Richard Hodges explains that the Vancouver Canucks picked up right winger Dale Weise, but poses the question – Was it a good move on the part of the Canucks?
Kevin V. our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The September 29th, 2011 edition. Wednesday night’s exhibition game versus the Anaheim Ducks marked the debut of several Canuck veterans including Roberto Luongo, Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Dan Hamhuis and Mikael Samuelsson.