NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in the status of the Canucks defense. J.D. is hoping to get some new pairing out of the d-men this season. Inside is all the information you will need to make your own judgment’s as to who belongs where. With any luck, Tort’s will have himself a read on some fan comments to get a feel for his new team. How will Kevin Bieksa, Jason Garrison, Chris Tanev, Dan Hamhuis and others do in 2013?
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Blogger Ben Lypka weighs in on the schedule for the 2013/14 Canucks. Key games include. October 8th. The return of Cory Schneider, will he get the start? Jan. 1 vs. Tampa Bay – Sami Salo returns to Vancouver. What type of injury will he suffer? Will the nurses at VGH remember him? March 2 vs. Ottawa in the Heritage Classic. Can’t wait to see Peter Sidorkiewicz and Doug Smail on the Sens alumni team. *Joking*
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Phil, the bartender, takes a break from all things BC Lions to give us his top five head coach wish list. There are a few names here that should be more than a little familiar to the casual fan in Vancouver, plus one that seems to come out of left field. But as a bartender, Phil knows what the folks on the streets are saying. Hell, half of them could step right in to take over for Alain Vigneault right now!
NWSB Playoffs Gambling insider Dave B previews the Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks game on Tuesday night. His headline: One Last Chance. The goal scoring issues are well documented and although Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin each recorded an assist in the last game, they have been all but non-existent so far this series. Mason Raymond, Chris Higgins and Jannik Hansen are pointless thus far in the three games and Derek Roy, despite getting some shot isn`t producing at the rate most expected when he was acquired at the deadline.
NWSB Playoffs Gambling insider Dave B previews the San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks game Wednesday night. His headline: Let’s Not Repeat History. The San Jose Sharks, who went just 8-14-2 on the road during the regular season, played just about the perfect road game Wednesday night and subsequently became the only road team thus far to record a win in the playoffs.
NWSB Playoffs Gambling insider Dave B previews the San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks game Wednesday night. His headline: Canucks Begin Cup Quest Wednesday Night. Offensively the Canucks generated just 2.54 goals per game this year – a far cry from the teams we’ve seen the last few years. Cory Schneider should return to the lineup for Game 1 and he will be crucial after Roberto Luongo melted down in his last two starts.
NWSB Gambling insider Dave B previews the Vancouver Canucks vs. Stars game tonight. His headline, For The Gamblers! Canucks Aim For Ninth Straight At Home Thursday Night. Offensively, the Canucks will enter the playoffs as an average team – 2.59 goals for per game. But the presence of Ryan Kesler and the return of Chris Higgins to join the second line has made a world of difference. Roberto Luongo is in net tonight.
NWSB Gambling insider Dave B previews the Vancouver Canucks vs. Stars game tonight. His headline, For The Gamblers! The Vancouver Canucks will be happy to get home but have one more road date before they can sleep in their own beds. After going 2-1-1 in the first four games of their current five-game swing, the Canucks head to Dallas, where they have gone 5-0-1 in their last six visits.
NWSB Gambling insider Dave B previews the Vancouver Canucks vs. Blues game tonight. His headline, For The Gamblers! Canucks Look to Keep Offense Clicking Versus Stingy Blues. The Canucks are on a roll right now and seem to be playing loose – unlike their play toward the middle of the season. Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin each had two assists against Nashville, giving the top-line twins 18 points in the past six games.
NWSB Gambling insider Dave B previews the Coyotes vs. Vancouver Canucks game tonight. His headline, For The Gamblers! Surging Canucks Host Desperate Coyotes Monday Night. Henrik Sedin has two goals and three assists over the past two games, Daniel Sedin has four points in two games and Alex Burrows has five points in five games. Cory Schneider will again start in goal, and Ryan Kesler will be back in the lineup after injury tonight.
For The Gamblers! Headline: Streaking Oilers Continue Playoff Push Against Suddenly Struggling Canucks The Vancouver Canucks will look to avenge a 4-0 loss to the Edmonton Oilers Saturday night when they play host to Edmonton on Thursday night. Both teams are currently locked in fights in the standings – for Vancouver they are battling Minnesota […]