Mike Gillis shocks NHL, trades Cory Schneider for Devils for 9th pick

Mike Gillis

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V’ Vanstone tells us the preamble to the 2013 NHL draft promised a day filled with bold moves and intrigue, and Mike Gillis wasted no time supplying the league with both by trading Cory Schneider to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for their 9th overall pick on Sunday. The Canucks then drafted Bo Horvat 9th overall in the 2013 NHL entry draft.

Canucks fire Alain Vigneault after second unsuccessful post-season

Gillis & Vigneault

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone weighs in today on the Nucks news of firing head coach Alain Vigneault and assistant coaches Rick Bowness and Newell Brown on Wednesday afternoon just 15 days after the Canucks were swept by the San Jose Sharks, marking the end of an era for Vancouver Canucks hockey. It could be a long summer for Canucks fans.

That’s it, that’s all: The Canucks don’t need a fighter in the lineup

Volpatti fight vs Sharks

NWSB Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin Vanstone AKA The Flying V weighs in today and says The Vancouver Canucks Don’t Need A Fighter. Zack Kassian and Tom Sestito both engaged in fights during Tuesday’s win over the Blues, but what did they accomplish? It’s OK, I’ll wait for an answer says Kev. In the meantime, Canucks fans can only hope Jordan Schroeder and Dale Weise continue to find chemistry on the fourth line.

When do the Canucks budge on the Luongo asking price?

Vancouver Canucks Goaltender Quandary

NWSB Rookie Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck puts pen to paper today with some thoughts on the Canucks asking price with regards to Roberto Luongo. The signing of Cory Schneider hasn’t really sped up the trade talks as one would have hoped. It’s been reported over the course of the off-season that the asking price for the all-star a goalie is too high.

Five Future Targets for Lucic’s twittering girlfriend

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C-Mac is back with this hilarious list of people Milan Lucic’s girlfriend is probably going to tweet about next. Let’s just hope she leaves the children and any more women out of this. Oh wait, nope! Duck and cover Cory Schneider, duck and cover. Canucks Owner Francesco Aquilini needs to keep his head up too.

Top ten signs that your Canucks paranoia is finally getting to you

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with his top ten signs that your Canucks paranoia is finally getting to you. At last your paranoia is real and justified. You finally drank the Tony Gallagher Kool-Aid. You are ready to exchange Mike Gillis for Brian Burke once more. You are ready to trade Henrik Sedin & Daniel Sedin for the Kardashians.

The All-2000’s Vancouver Canucks Dream Team

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It’s NWSB Canucks Insider C-mac coming at you with the ALL-2000’s Canucks team. Who makes a return to the lineup? Markus Naslund perhaps? How about Captain Canuck Trevor Linden? What about between the pipes? I wonder if Dan Cloutier made the roster. Probably not. We gave the nod obviously to Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider.

Reasons I have a Love / Hate relationship with Canucks Alain Vigneault

Alain Vigneault

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger the Flying V Kevin Vanstone has a love and hate relationship with Canucks coach Alain Vigneault. Love him or hate him, Vigneault has another opportunity to lead the Canucks to victory in the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs, and fans will debate these decisions with extra scrutiny for the weeks to come.

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