Remembering Alain Vigneault’s time with the Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Six

NWSB Vancouver Canucks insider Josh Hall looks back on Wednesday’s Mike Gillis press conference and tells some tales of now fired Alain Vigneault. Josh points out the stars and planets may never align quite like that again for the Vancouver Canucks or Alain Vigneault but looking back on that moment 50 years from now and everyone will remember where they were vs. Chicago in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Thanks to AV and Alex Burrows.

Canucks video: Henrik Sedin takes franchise lead on historic night

I bet the Sedins to a bit of celebrating tonight against the Oilers.

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger the Flying V weighs in with his pick for the NWSB Canucks goal of the week. With the Canucks cruising on a six-game win streak heading into Friday’s game against the Stars, all eyes were on Henrik Sedin as he approached the franchise points lead.

Canucks Video: Alex Edler jumps up in the rush

Sedin vs. Blackhawks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger the Flying V weighs in with his pick for the NWSB Canucks goal of the week. The Canucks split their four games this past week with wins over the Avalanche and Blackhawks, leaning on surprise starter Roberto Luongo to backstop the team to victory. Alex Edler gets this weeks Nucks goal of the week. What a beauty. We are all Canucks!!!

NWSB Picks: The weekly Vancouver Canucks three stars

roberto luongo

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Bryan McFarlane weighs in with his Nucks three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers from January 27th – Feb 3rd during the Canucks 2013 campaign. Roberto Luongo, Alexander Edler and Zack Kassian make Bryan’s list. The kid Kassian continues to impress. He is proving his worth in town by being that physical force Vancouver so desperately lacked.

Canucks Video: Kassian converts on Sedin to Sedin magic

Zack Kassian

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger the Flying V weighs in with his pick for the NWSB Canucks goal of the week. The Nucks scored a few spectacular goals in a furious first week of the 2013 season, but one tally especially stood out as this week’s winner. Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin and Zack Kassian team up with a thing of beauty. We are all Canucks!!!

NWSB Picks: The weekly Canucks three stars – January 29th

Zack Kassian approves of his team's work in the community.

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Bryan McFarlane weighs in with his Nucks three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers from January 22 – January 29th during the Canucks 2013 campaign. Cory Schneider, Mason Raymond and Zack Kassian make Bryan’s list. Kassian registered three goals during last week to go along with a handful of great hits and a few fights.

Game 5 Los Angeles vs. Vancouver – April 22nd | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. LA Kings Sunday night? Jarret Stoll scored 4:27 into overtime, skating onto a loose puck after defenseman Dan Hamhuis was wiped out coming out of his own zone, skating in on a 2-on-1 and snapped a wrist shot over the blocker of Cory Schneider. Good night Vancouver. Jonathan Quick kept the Los Angeles Kings alive. Great save after great save.

Game 4 Vancouver vs. Los Angeles – April 18th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. LA Kings Wednesday night? Daniel Sedin’s return to the lineup gave Vancouver some life as it avoided elimination with a 3-1 victory. The Kings still lead the series 3-1 and can advance by winning Game 5 on Sunday in Vancouver. Defensemen Alexander Edler and Kevin Bieksa scored in the second period.

Game 3 Vancouver vs. Los Angeles – April 15th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. LA Kings Sunday night? Great game for LA. Kings captain Dustin Brown scored his fourth goal of the series in the third period and Jonathan Quick made 41 saves for his second career playoff shutout as the Kings defeated Vancouver, 1-0, in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Sunday night at Staples Center.

Game 2 Los Angeles vs. Vancouver – April 13th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the LA Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Friday night? Great game for LA. Jarret Stoll scored a third-period power-play goal, Trevor Lewis scored shortly after another power play late in the final period, and Jonathan Quick made 46 saves for the Kings. Samuel Pahlsson and Jannik Hansen scored for Vancouver and Roberto Luongo finished with 23 saves for the Canucks.

Game 1 Los Angeles vs. Vancouver – April 11th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the LA Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Wednesday night? Great game for LA. Dustin Penner converted that bounce into the tie-breaking goal with 3:14 left to lift the Kings to a 4-2 victory and a 1-0 lead in their Western Conference Quarterfinal series against the Canucks at Rogers Arena. Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler tied the game at 2-2. It could have been a lot worse if not for Roberto Luongo.

Edmonton vs. Vancouver – April 7th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks Saturday night? Great game for Van-City. A 3-0 win at home to clinch the Presidents Cup trophy for the second year in a row. They now play the LA Kings in the first round on Wednesday. Henrik Sedin ended a 22-game goal drought by scoring with 4:13 left in the second period, Roberto Luongo made 17 saves for a shutout.

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