Josh Hall recently had a NWSB exclusive twitterview with Chicago Wolves goaltender Eddlie Lack. As of February 10th, 2012, Lack has a 2011-12 record of 12-11-5 in a starting role ahead of Matt Climie. He has played in 27 of 47 games this season leading the Wolves to 5th spot in the Western Conference. Eddie very recently set up a twitter account, the next step could be him in Vancouver Canucks uniform.
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider have both consistently posted strong performances from the Canucks’ crease this season, and with every game played the backup becomes closer and closer to finding a new crease to call home. Henrik Sedin’s connection with newcomer Byron Bitz is worth watching.
Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Thursday Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild matchup preview. Thursday at 5:00 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. Henrik Sedin (The Canucks’ captain was seen in a walking boot Wednesday), Chris Higgins, and Dale Weise are all most likely OUT for this game, though we haven’t yet heard which Chicago Wolves players will be called up.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Tuesday night over the Nashville Predators. Jannik Hansen nicknamed Honey Badger has been absolutely invisible. Byron Bitz has more goals on the year than Scott Gomez. Another shootout win thanks to the superb play of Roberto Luongo.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 53 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Nashville Predators. Mike Fisher added to his scoring spree against the Canucks. Byron Bitz had a nice game. Roberto Luongo’s acrobatic left pad save in the second period kept the game tied at three. Alexander Edler won the game with a round 6 shootout goal.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 52 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and the Colorado Avalanche. The Canucks continue to get away with wins despite consistently poor performances in the middle of the regular season. Byron Bitz made a big impact in his Canucks debut Saturday afternoon. Kevin Bieksa had a great last minute of the game.
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin have been especially strong over the past several games, Roberto Luongo could start Saturday in Boston. Forward Byron Bitz was waived by the Vancouver Canucks earlier this week in order for him to be sent down to the Chicago Wolves The radio shows have had lots to talk about this week.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodgers reports Byron Bitz has been placed on waivers after “he cleared himself ready to play,” according to Alain Vigneault. “He’s been in Chicago for three weeks now practicing with the team. President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-assigned right wing Mark Mancari to the Chicago Wolves of the AHL as well.
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Wednesday Head Coach Alain Vigneault and big talker Kevin Bieksa shot back at Dave Bolland, backing up Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin and their supreme talent. Cody Hodgson was hit hard by Nick Foligno in Saturday’s game against the Senators.
Yes, Ryan Kesler may be injured and out of the Canucks’ starting lineup, but Kevin V. our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The October 6th, 2011 edition. Wednesday night the Canucks host the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday at Rogers Arena in a fitting start to the regular season.
BC Sports beat writer Richard Hodges points out perhaps the most pleasant surprise of Vancouver Canucks training camp has been the play of rookie winger Nicklas Jensen. Much like the Vancouver Canucks Jordan Schroeder, and to a lesser extent Cody Hodgson, 2011 first round draft pick Niklas Jensen may have an opportunity afforded by injuries.
Kevin V. our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The September 29th, 2011 edition. Wednesday night’s exhibition game versus the Anaheim Ducks marked the debut of several Canuck veterans including Roberto Luongo, Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Dan Hamhuis and Mikael Samuelsson.