NWSB Insider and Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone weighs in today on the Vancouver Canucks host the St. Louis Blues tonight at Rogers Arena as the home team continues to seek its first win of the calendar year after struggling since the Christmas break. Eddie Lack is expected to start for the Canucks again tonight while Roberto Luongo remains out with an ankle injury. Lack has been solid since taking over part-time for Luongo.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 65 matchup between the St. Louis Blues and the Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks won a close tight checking game 2-0. Roberto Luongo held the fort stopping seven shots in the third period to secure his third shutout of the season and 58th career. Brian Elliott finished with 22 saves for the Blues, who saw their four-game winning streak come to an end.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 44 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues. Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 46 seconds into OT and added an assist as the Canucks posted a 3-2 victory over the host Blues. The goal was his 700th point of his career. Daniel ripped a shot past Brian Elliott after a feed from Henrik Sedin. Alexandre Burrows had 2 goals.
The NHL gave out its weekly stars awards this week. On the list Vancouver Canucks backup netminder Cory Schneider. Now he’s the first to say personal awards and achievements don’t matter to him. Only wins matter he’d say. His overall record is now 6-4-0 with a 2.02 GAA, .931 Save% in 12 appearances.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 13 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues. For the second time in the span of 10 days the Canucks were beaten by the St. Louis Blues. Alex Burrows opened the scoring, Ryan Kesler notched one, but a pair by T.J. Oshie for St. Louis were enough to help them win.