NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us a mid-week article on the Canadian football league’s newest head coach Mike Benevides of the Lions. 5:01 may be the mantra, but Coach Mike Benevides doesn’t need to keep referencing a clock to show the rest of the CFL that this is no longer Wally Buono’s team.
NWSB Gambling insider and BC Lions blogger Dave B weighs in on the CFL matchup in Week 2 between the B.C. Lions vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats Friday July 6th, 2012. Check out the preview, Live betting odds and lines, and Canadian football gambling trends. Can the Lions make it a 2-0 start behind star QB Travis Lulay and new yardage record holder Geroy Simon?
NWSB Insider and Northwest basketball blogger Steve Lee brings us his thoughts on his beloved LA Lakers getting his favorite NBA player Steve Nash, also a BC – Canada boy. One season removed from being outted early in their playoff run, the Lakers in one swift move have put themselves back in the thick of the championship hunt. Steve says the Lakers and Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant is the greatest combination since peanut butter and jelly.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger is back inside from laying out in the Victoria sunshine. Teachers and their summers off. He reports on the BIG news this week out of Vancouver that the Canucks have locked defenseman Jason Garrison via free agency from the Florida Panthers. Garrison has less than 3 full years of playing time leading to a fair inexperience factor, but he does bring size with a 6’ 2” frame that packs a solid 220 lbs.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger The Flying V – Kevin Vanstone weighs in on the 2012 NHL free Agency news on the Canucks signing Jason Garrison. A “late bloomer,” at first glance, Garrison took his time to craft his game from the blue line after playing forward up to the age of 18 when he joined the Nanaimo Clippers. He is expected to play alongside Alex Edler on Vancouver’s second defensive pairing.
NWSB Managing editor “Q” tells us on the first day of 2012 NHL Free Agency the Vancouver Canucks survived and made it thru losing Sami Salo and Aaron Rome to land Jason Garrison via free agency from the Florida Panthers on Sunday. The 6’2”, 220-pound undrafted defenceman from White Rock BC was signed by the Panthers in 2008 after three seasons with the University of Minnesota Duluth of the WCHA.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater weighs in on the Geroy Simon BC Lions history book moment in time last night. On the night of his signature moment Phil thought it would be appropriate to take a quick look back at the accomplishments of #81. Simon will finally top the charts as the greatest receiver in the CFL, nice pass from Travis Lulay too.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his 2012 BC Lions season preview and predictions. Of course he expects Geroy Simon, Travis Lulay, Andrew Harris, Byron Parker and Lin-J Shell to be great. If the O-Line stays healthy, reigning MOP QB Travis Lulay will be able to focus on his solid receiving corps. A repeat championship performance for BC.
NWSB Gambling insider and BC Lions blogger Dave B weighs in with a nice CFL matchup in Week 1. Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions Friday June 29th, 2012. Check out the preview, Live betting odds and lines, and Canadian football gambling trends. Can Travis Lulay get on the same page early with Geroy Simon, Arland Bruce, and Shawn Gore? Can Buck Pierce lead his team to a W?
NWSB Gambling insider Dave B is back and tells us 2012 CFL football season is here. Check out the Bodog sportsbook 2012 Canadian football futures that are out. The BC Lions odds are out. Bodog has CFL lines up. Bet on the BC Lions today. Check out the Bodog CFL Prop bets, or lay some money on Travis Lulay and GeRoy Simon to be the best players in the CFL in 2012.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions fantasy football writer Dave B weighs in with his 2012 CFL fantasy stats projections, predictions and draft tips for your CFL fantasy drafts. Let’s take a look at what we can expect from the Lions studs going into 2012. News, fantasy analysis and predictions for Travis Lulay, Andrew Harris, Arland Bruce, Geroy Simon and Shawn Gore. The fantasy forecast. 2012 BC Lions.
The Bartender continues to pump you up for the upcoming season in which the BC Lions will defend the Grey Cup title. This time, it’s all about the newest and largest signing of the off-season, Patrick Kabongo. How will he help the O-Line this season as Dean Valli and Jesse Newman remain out with injuries?