NWSB Insider and Senior Vancouver Canucks writer C-Mac is back with a post this week recommending Vancouver rally behind Mike Gillis and Alain Vigneault. He says AV may not have the same resume with the Vancouver Canucks organization in comparison to the esteemed and knighted Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United, but he has helped the team reach the playoffs 5 times in 6 years
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 winger Mason Raymond (hurt in last years Stanley Cup Playoffs) has been on skates for about three weeks, working with skills coach Glenn Carnegie, recently practicing with his Canucks teammates. He’ll be inserted into the Canucks lineup this week NWSB has been told.
Vancouver Canucks hockey blogger C-Mac looks indepth at the play of second year forward Cody Hodgson. He has been a winner wherever he has played in the past and that is a quality that this team will need to take advantage of as they work towards a return to the playoffs.
Vancouver Canucks hockey blogger looks indepth at the play of defenseman Alexander Edler. The early reviews look good. Following the road game in LA, Edler has scored an impressive 16 points in 16 games and is currently tied for first place in NHL defensemen scoring alongside Marc-Andre Bergeron of the Lightning.
Richard Hodges tells us that Vancouver Canucks Kevin Bieksa is having a pretty hard time of late. His best friend Rick Rypien after all passed away this summer. The two become close during their years in Manitoba, it was Bieksa who pumped Rypien’s tires after Rick’s NHL debut.