What the Canucks mean to British Columbians province-wide

Chris Higgins

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Bryan McFarlane tells us today that the Canucks are NOT just Vancouver’s team. The entire province of BC holds their collective breath when Van City takes the ice. The Canucks are our cultural glue. We all might disagree on political issues or world issues or the state of the economy, but we can all say in unity that we love our hockey. That Roberto Luongo should be traded or not…etc

Can BC’s hockey team beat out the rest of the country?

Team BC

It’s time for another Coffee Shop post on the NWSB. Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in today with a fun post on the Best hockey playing province, NHL pro’s style. He’s long believed that a tournament of the provinces would be a fantastic idea. BC would have Jamie Benn, Milan Lucic, Evander Kane, Andrew Ladd, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Kyle Turris, and Ryan Johansen for starters.

Canucks & BC hockey fans…You have to feel happy for Willie Mitchell

Willie Mitchell

NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks hockey writer C-Mac tells us why we should feel good for Willie Mitchell the Vancouver Island BC born hockey player who this week won himself a Stanley Cup. He lists five reasons why Canucks fans can still celebrate Mitchell’s legacy. In hindsight that parting of the ways worked well, between Mitchell and the Canucks, at least for Willie anyways.

BC boys I would love to see on the Vancouver Canucks

Homegrown Canucks Shea Weber

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with on British Columbia born hockey players he’d love to see in a Vancouver Canucks uniform one day. It will probably never happen for any of them but its fine to think about it isn’t it? Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jamie Benn, Shea Weber, Milan Lucic, and Evander Kane all make the list.

The five newest members of the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame

Scott Niedermayer

Richard Hodges one of our BC based bloggers tells us the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame announced this week that five inductees would be honoured this summer in Penticton. The list includes two former players, one current scout, a CBC broadcaster and an influential figure in B.C. hockey history. Rod Brind’Amour, Scott Niedermayer and Jim Hughson are all going in.

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