NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall chimes in with his off-season analysis. Josh touches on what went wrong and why it went that way; who he would trade and keep if he were Mike Gillis and what is up with Ryan Kesler? Will he return? His character is in question. The Canucks may be out earlier than they would have hoped but Josh says there’s still something to be excited for.
The Vancouver Canucks are still down 3-1 in their opening round series against the Los Angeles Kings but insider Josh Hall says Canucks Nation seems a little too optimistic. Will common sense be the difference as Ryan Kesler aka Guzzler and Alex Burrows strive to find their game? Can Cory Schneider hold the fort while Roberto Luongo rides the pine? Time will tell if Vancouver lives to fight another day.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Saturday night over the Calgary Flames. And who steps up in overtime but Andrew Ebbett, fresh off his collarbone injury and ready to remind everyone that he’s still a Canuck. When Jannik Hansen was sprung on a shorthanded breakaway noone thought it would lead to a Calgary goal did they?
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The NHL decided a five-game suspension was appropriate for Duncan Keith’s vicious elbow to the head of Daniel Sedin, but what of the victim and his recovery? Cory Schneider continues to shine is his role as the Canucks backup. Plus more insider news coverage on Van City.
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The Nuckleheads have lost two straight at home in regulation for the first time since November 2010. Not 2011; 2010! Zack Kassian has found a little chemistry on the 2nd line but where will he slot in against Winnipeg? Can Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin bump their slumps?
NWSB Managing editor and Vancouver Canucks blogger “Q” tells us Henrik Sedin, who has played in 552 consecutive regular-season games, told Team 1040 radio that the CT scan he had on Wednesday did not reveal any issue. It is not known if he will be available for Thursday’s game against the Northwest Division rival Minnesota Wild.
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The Canucks recently announced a partnership with The Fan Zoo, a Vancouver-based sports memorabilia company. With former teammate Rick Rypien in mind close friend Kevin Bieksa was particularly involved in the creation of Mindcheck.ca. Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Alex Edler and Cody Hodgson are at the All star game.
Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Satuday San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks matchup preview. 7:00 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. The Canucks haven’t been playing the best hockey of the 2011/12 season but there have been some exceptional performances from the likes of Roberto Luongo and Cody Hodgson. Joe Thornton and the Sharks visit Rogers Arena on Saturday night.
C-Mac one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers details the 2011-2012 highlights of the season thus far. From Andrew Ebbett potting two goals against the Oilers, and Cory Schneider winning the Stanley Cup rematch versus the Boston Bruins, to Mason Raymond returning from a fractured vertebrae, and a Dale Weise end-to-end goal, these are the top 10 Moments in time.
Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Chris Higgins is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Today, the spotlight shines on Chris Higgins. With Mason Raymond’s healthy return from his playoff back injury and David Booth currently on the injured list with a wonky MCL, the chances of the AmEx line with Ryan Kesler on the backburner.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 42 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins. Vancouver scored four times in 11 tries with the man advantage, including a Cody Hodgson game-winner just 1:09 into the third period, in support of a Cory Schneider solid goaltending performance in a 4-3 win at TD Garden.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 37 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks. A 3-2 Vancouver win. Light-scoring forward Andrew Ebbett grabbed himself the overtime winner in a spirited affair. Roberto Luongo grabbed the win on Wednesday night. Logan Couture, Joe Thornton, Ryan Kesler, and Daniel Sedin also popped goals.