NWSB insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Chuck Kobasew started his career at Boston College of American Collegiate Hockey. This was only before being named MVP of the Frozen Four Tournament and going on to play in the WHL with the Kelowna Rockets. He was eventually chosen by the Calgary Flames 14th overall in the NHL Draft and now calls Denver, Colorado home with the Avalanche of the NHL.
Vancouver Canucks blogger weighs in with his update #2 on the goaltending situation in Van-City. These are two guys who shared the Jennings Trophy last year only because Robert Luongo made sure Cory Schneider got his 25 starts. The Canucks didn’t get where they are today by making rash decisions and rocking the boat. The reality of the situation is simple when you put down the NHL12 controller.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. Jordan Eberle and Ryan Smyth had second-period power-play goals but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Canucks behind Andrew Ebbett’s 2 goals in the first period. As the Canucks opened up a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. Home against the Flames on a back-to-back who started their backup goalie, Leland Irving. Who? Alain Vigneault was in full Grinch mode post-game, saying he was displeased with everyone on the team save for Roberto Luongo.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Calgary Flames. It was fitting Mason Raymond returned against the Flames. It’s hard to read David Booth’s intent when he collided with Mikka Kiprusoff, but on a positive note he, Ryan Kesler, and Chris Higgins combined for eight points.
Matt weighs in with his updated 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Future Betting Odds. Vancouver Canucks led by Ryan Kesler, Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin have the best odds to win the Stanley Cup. It’s a fair assessment by the oddsmakers considering that Vancouver returns virtually the same squad that came within one win of the Holy Grail last season…
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. NHL Hockey pro Brendan Morrison. His best stop as a pro was with the Canucks and formed what many people considered the NHL’s premiere line with Markus Naslund and Todd Bertuzzi…