BC boys I would love to see on the Vancouver Canucks

Homegrown Canucks Shea Weber

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with on British Columbia born hockey players he’d love to see in a Vancouver Canucks uniform one day. It will probably never happen for any of them but its fine to think about it isn’t it? Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jamie Benn, Shea Weber, Milan Lucic, and Evander Kane all make the list.

Future is bright! Chris Tanev buoys the Vancouver Canucks blue line

Chris Tanev

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with on the emergence of young defenseman Chris Tanev. He points out his stats are meagre on the offensive end with only two assists in 18 games but Tanev’s game is one where he needs to be watched daily to truly appreciate the sense of calm, thoughtfulness, and perception he brings to his positional play.

Buffalo Sabres vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

David Booth

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Saturday night to the Buffalo Sabres. After a weekend of crushing the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers, Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin are apparently not over their slump one bit. CBC announcer Mark Lee, whose salary I pay, is a horrible commentator.

Vancouver….Christian….Ehrhoff? No, that doesn’t ring a bell sorry.

Christian Ehrhoff Sabres

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges begs the question do the Canucks really miss Buffalo Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff? For Ehrhoff to be an offensive dynamo, he had to be played on the left side. This complicated things for Alex Edler who had no choice but to play the right side since Dan Hamhuis and Kevin Bieksa’s bromance is too strong to split apart.

St. Louis Blues vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Kings vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Thursday night over the St. Louis Blues. Was this hockey or soccer? nil-nil after 45 minutes? All of a sudden, the Canucks have 9 goals in 6 games which is about the pace they had during the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals. Alex Burrows and Chris Higgins finally scored to ice this game for Van City.

Canucks vs. Phoenix Coyotes blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Canucks vs. Coyotes

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Tuesday night to the Phoenix Coyotes. Mason Raymond, you have to stop falling down. Even Bambi had this figured out by now. It’s no longer adorable, it’s just sad. Sami Pahlsson’s acquisition was overshadowed a wee bit on Monday, but it is freeing Ryan Kesler up for more offensive zone starts.

Canucks vs. New Jersey Devils blog: Love ’em & Hate ‘em

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Friday night against the New Jersey Devils. Somehow, ex-Canucks forward Steve Bernier is on the New Jersey Devils even though he was pretty sure he didn’t exist anymore. The secret weapon for the Vancouver Canucks was Cory Schneider, relatively rested.

Canucks vs. Detroit Red Wings blog: Love ’em & Hate ‘em

Canucks Sexy Fans

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Thursday night against the Detroit Red Wings. The Canucks and Red Wings played 65 minutes of hockey where both teams left everything on the ice. Reffing was horrible. David Booth was called for holding but a high-stick on Mason Raymond went undetected. Alex Burrows won it in a shootout.

Canucks vs. Nashville Predators blog: Love ’em & Hate ‘em

Predators vs Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Tuesday night against the Nashville Predators. Alex Burrows played in his 500th game, a big milestone. Roberto Luongo had a highlight save but Sami Salo did not help the cause in the Canucks heartbreaking loss.

Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

Kings vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Sunday night over the Edmonton Oilers. On Friday, Daniel Sedin was 11th in league scoring while Henrik Sedin was 7th. As of Sunday night they now sit 7th and 4th respectively. Shawn Horcoff is a terrible, over-paid hockey player

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Saturday night win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. How bad were the Leafs tonight? Their best defensive play of the night came courtesy of Cody Hodgson’s broken stick that foiled David Booth on a breakaway. Game summarized in one play, see Sami Salo’s powerplay goal that made it 5-1.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Canucks Hottie

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Wednesday night over the Colorado Avalanche. Alain Vigneault’s system rarely see tons of responsibility. That didn’t stop Ryan Kesler, Jannik Hansen, Alex Edler, and Alex Burrows from progressing just fine under his watchful eye. The Canucks are heating up.

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