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.
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.
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.
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.