Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 79 matchup between the Calgary Flames vs. Vancouver Canucks. Vancouver’s third line was tremendous again against Calgary, keeping the Flames’ forwards busy with their own brand of puck possession. Andrew Ebbett returned from a broken collarbone just in time to end the Calgary Flames season. Marc-Andre Gragnani scored his first as a Canucks tonight too.
Did you miss the Dallas Stars vs. Vancouver Canucks Friday night? The ascension of Maxim Lapierre to the top line with Henrik Sedin and Alex Burrows was the biggest story. Cory Schneider replaced Roberto Luongo after Luongo aggravated a sore neck in warmups. The loss dropped Dallas into dropped to seventh in the West, one point behind Los Angeles.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 77 matchup between the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks. Maxim Lapierre the agitating fourth-line center scored once and added two assists as a wing, sparking a seven-point outing for a new-look first line with Henrik Sedin and Alexandre Burrows and a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars at Rogers Arena on Friday night.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 77 matchup between the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks. David Booth continues to grow in his role as a pesky power forward and demonstrated a new aspect of his game on Wednesday, beating down BC boy Mark Oliver. Maxim Lapierre attempted to intervene. By the way Happy Birthday Maxim.
Did you miss the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks Wednesday night? After tallying twice – including the overtime winner – in the teams’ last meeting on Saturday, Higgins opened the scoring with 2:56 remaining in the first period. Nice pass from Sami Pahlsson. Cory Schneider turned aside all 43 shots he faced. Semyon Varlamov finished with 21 saves for the Avalanche.
Did you miss the Los Angeles Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Monday night? Roberto Luongo made a handful of saves inside of 10 seconds to go in the third to give him 38 on the night and a tight 1-0 win over the Kings at Rogers Arena. Manny Malhotra scored a rare fourth-line goal 3:05 into the game, and Luongo made it stand up.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 76 matchup between the L.A. Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks played another tight-checking playoff style game against the Kings on Monday. Manny Malhotra opened the scoring for the Canucks only three minutes into the first period on Monday, ripping a wrist shot over the shoulder of Jonathan Quick.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche Saturday night? The Vancouver Canucks clinched their fourth consecutive Northwest Division title in the comfort of their hotel rooms Saturday night. Chris Higgins scored his second goal of the game 1:40 into OT, pulling the Canucks within two points of St. Louis and the New York Rangers (101-99) in the race for the Presidents’ Trophy.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 74 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Dallas Stars. Cory Schneider deserved a shutout versus Dallas last night but in the end Mason Raymond had a goal and an assist as the Canucks beat the Dallas Stars 2-1. Schneider made several big saves in the opening period, including big stops on snap shots by Loui Eriksson and Michael Ryder.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Dallas Stars Thursday night? The Canucks’ Mason Raymond stepped in for the injured Daniel Sedin on the top line with Henrik Sedin and Alex Burrows, contributing a goal and an assist as the Canucks beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 at American Airlines Center on Thursday night. It was a 25 save night from Cory Schneider — including one on a second-period penalty shot by Mike Ribeiro.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Chicago Blackhawks Wednesday night? Andrew Shaw’s goal at 2:42 of overtime gave the Chicago Blackhawks an emotional 2-1 victory against the Canucks at the United Center on Wednesday night. Chicago has now won five straight, while Vancouver has dropped two in a row. Chicago’s Corey Crawford was sharp. Alexandre Burrows & Zack Kassian played with heart.
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Kevin Vanstone tells it how it is in regards to the Duncan Keith and Daniel Sedin fiasco. Which hit was worse? What will the repercussions be? Did Keith threaten Daniel? In the end, the Chicago Blackhawks took the two points in an overtime victory over the Canucks. Roberto Luongo took the loss. Mason Raymond played his best game of the season.