The Vancouver Canucks Supporters and Their Effect on the Team

Canucks blogger CMAC questions whether or not the Vancouver Canucks fan base has a right to wonder about Roberto Luongo. He also points out the team also boasts over 17,000 season ticket holders in one of the most expensive markets in the NHL.

Does The Canucks Mason Raymond Still Fit in Vancouver?

Canucks blogger CMAC questions whether or not the Vancouver Canucks Mason Raymond after signing a big contract renewal just over a year ago, following a 25 goal season Have A Roll In 2011 with the northwest division champs, and Stanley Cup runners up. He may continue to sit out this season.

Gillis Grabs Booth, Sending Samuelsson and Sturm South

On Saturday Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis pulled the plug on a big trade. David Booth come to Vancouver and going to Florida are Mikael Samuelsson and Marco Sturm. Booth and Kesler both played on the 2001-02 U.S. junior national team and should fit nicely alongside countrymen (and ex Florida teammate) Chris Higgins on the Canucks second line.

Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 Final Roster for Home Opener

Aidan Chafe tells us NHL season is here. The Vancouver Canucks are looking to get back to the Stanley Cup Finals. Thursday they kick off their 2011-12 campaign against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Rogers Arena. Manny Malhotra and Jannik Hansen return on the third line, Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin will play with Alex Burrows, Rookie Cody Hodgson, 21 is being given the daunting task of replacing Ryan Kesler for now…here we go.

Should Niklas Jensen Make the Vancouver Canucks?

BC Sports beat writer Richard Hodges points out perhaps the most pleasant surprise of Vancouver Canucks training camp has been the play of rookie winger Nicklas Jensen. Much like the Vancouver Canucks Jordan Schroeder, and to a lesser extent Cody Hodgson, 2011 first round draft pick Niklas Jensen may have an opportunity afforded by injuries.

Should Jordan Schroeder Make the Vancouver Canucks?

One of the nice surprises at Vancouver Canucks training camp this year has been the play of 2009 first round pick Jordan Schroeder. BC Sports beat writer Richard Hodges points out the secret to Schroeder’s turnaround? Intense offseason training with fellow American and friend Zach Parise.

We Breakdown New Faces on the 2011 Vancouver Canucks

With NHL veterans Ryan Kesler and Mason Raymond out to start the year for the Vancouver Canucks BC beat writer Richard Hodges breaks down the bevy of Canucks players including vet Marco Sturm, trying to crack the 2011 opening day roster for the Stanley Cup runners up.

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