NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Steve Lee weighs in today with another post on recent Hockey hall of fame inductee and former Canucks superstar Pavel Bure. Steve says it would be ridiculous for the rest of the hockey world to celebrate the Russian Rocket’s achievements and not see Bure’s jersey hanging in the rafters with Stan Smyl, Trevor Linden and Markus Naslund.
NWSB Blogger Dave B. checks in this time with a Northwest Athlete Profile of none other than Cam Neely. Vancouver Canucks fans won’t soon forget the haunting affects that the Neely trade has had on the editions of the Canucks since. The trade’s ripples still echo to this day as the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to Neely’s now Boston Bruins last June.
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider usual preview isn’t so usual this time. With the trade for Zack Kassian and Marc-Andre Gragnani from the Buffalo Sabres and of Cody Hodgson’s return Saturday night on Hockey Night In Canada, Josh delves into the most controversial topic in Vancouver Canucks nation as we speak. What was Mike Gillis thinking is what Josh asks. What can you do to show your disdain towards the trade?
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges tells us the 2012 NHL trade deadline day was slow to start and then a blockbuster deal that was easily the biggest of the day and sparked reaction not seen in a very long time in Vancouver happened. And Canucks nation was mad at Mike Gillis. If Zack Kassian becomes more Todd Bertuzzi than Taylor Pyatt this deal could be a whole lot easier to swallow.
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac dips into the Moments In Time series at NWSB for his next blog post about the Vancouver Canucks best ever NHL draft picks. He ranks them from 5 thru 1. Kevin Bieksa, Stan Smyl, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Pavel Bure and fan favorite Harold Snepsts all make the list. Would you make any changes to this list? Who would you add?
Vancouver sports insider Steve Lee takes a look at the freshmen that may have a chance at cracking the rotation and seeing some ice time in a Vancouver Canucks uniform this season, Cody Hodgson, Eddie Lack, Mike Duco, and Nicklas Jensen are only a few of the “rookies” that appear to have a chance of staying with the club come opening night…