NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac is back inside from laying out in the Victoria sunshine. Teachers and their summers off. He weighs in on the Canucks prospect Nicklas Jensen discussing the possibility of foregoing his last year of major junior eligibility with the Oshawa Generals in order to play a season in the Swedish Elite League should he not make the Canucks roster for the 2012/13 season.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall reports on the news from the NHL today that Vancouver Canucks forward Cody Hodgson has been named the January 2012 NHL Rookie of the Month. Hodgson, who turns 22 in just over two weeks time, led all rookies in scoring with 10 points (six goals, four assists) in 11 games. He edged Philadelphia Flyers forwards Sean Couturier and Matt Read for votes.
C-Mac one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers lays out the Top 5 goaltenders in Canucks history today in article in our Moments In Time series. Some great names make the list. Corey Hirsch, Glen Hanlon, Alex Auld, and of course Cory Schneider. Forgive C-Mac for leaving off former Vancouver Canucks Troy Gamble, Kay Whitmore, Johan Hedberg, Arturs Irbe, Dany Sabourin, and Curtis Sanford. Ahem.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Carolyn Smith breaks down the reasons why she thinks Canucks rookie forward Cody Hodgson is studworthy. For starters, Being named one of 12 rookies to participate in the 2012 All-Star game in Ottawa is a high honour. He’s been through the ringer, last season, Hodgson was called up to the NHL and sent back to the AHL several times. It built toughness.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night. The writing was on the wall when Nick Bonino was allowed as many chances as he wanted to score on Roberto Luongo. nice to see the return of David Booth. At least Mason Raymond had a pretty wraparound goal.