Vancouver Canucks goal of the year? Edler vs. Blue Jackets (Video)

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger “Q” tells us about the best goal he’s seen in a long long time by a Vancouver Canuck tonight. Alex Edler went end to end like Bobby Orr versus the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight. If you listen carefully you can hear former goaltender Kevin Weekes on the CBC Hockey night in Canada broadcast team say “Coast to Coast and Butter on the TOAST!”

Northwest Athlete Profile: Colton Gillies

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Colton Gillies has hockey in his blood after his uncle Clark Gillies made the family proud by being voted into the NHL Hall of Fame. Gillies started off on the inept Saskatoon Blades but showed enough promise for the Minnesota Wild to call him in. Since then, he has joined the Columbus Blue Jackets in Ohio.

NorthWest Sports Beat