NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Steve Lee peels up the court and steps out on to the ice for his latest piece. Steve points out that even if it would be a “bad move” in the eyes of most Canucks fans, trading Ryan Kesler actually makes more sense than one would think. Just take this season alone for example. The Canucks were playing great hockey without Kesler, then once he finally came back from yet another injury, the losses started piling up. Coincidence? Steve thinks not.
Richard Hodges previews the Vancouver Canucks vs. Anaheim Ducks Jan. 25 matchup. The key notes from Richard tonight. Manny Malhotra is celebrating the birth of a baby boy last night in Vancouver and will miss the game. Andrew Ebbett will replace him and Manny will back for Sunday’s tilt against the Sharks. Henrik Sedin ties Stan Smyl for second all-time on the Canucks’ games played list at 896.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck puts pen to paper today with some thoughts on a NHL trade rumor he’s drumming up. Stop thinking about Roberto Luongo he says. Focus instead on an Alex Edler for Bobby Ryan type trade. The Ducks don’t know what to do with him. Ryan’s big, he has great puck skill and he could be that big right handed winger for the Henrik Sedin & Daniel Sedin.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 46 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Anaheim Ducks. Jason Blake continued to make up for lost time with two goals and an assist. Bobby Ryan added a goal and an assist and Jonas Hiller made 21 saves for the Ducks win. Cody Hodgson, and Mason Raymond scored for Vancouver. Roberto Luongo took the loss.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. Bobby Ryan and Nick Bonino scored late for the Ducks but it wasn’t enough against Cory Schneider and the Canucks. Who got goals from Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Mason Raymond and Cody Hodgson in a 5-2 win.