Top Canucks rumours during the All-Star break for the non-All Stars

Aaron Rome

C-Mac one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with some All Star Break rumors for the hometeam. Well Canucks fans, have you seen any of the rest of the team around town during the break? Do you know what they might have been up to for the past week? Here are five of the hottest rumours around town involving Mason Raymond, Jannik Hansen, Cory Schneider, Aaron Rome and Mike Gillis.

Rational and Irrational Anger: Riley’s Rants and Raves

Canucks Rant

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. What makes him angry about the Canucks and NHL this week? Where does he begin. Bruins vs. Canucks smacktalk of course. Tim Thomas. It’s not about honoring President Barak Obama, its about honoring the President of the United States. This was both stupid and pointless.

Vancouver Canucks Fans Give Dustin Penner The Syrup

Dustin Penner

NWSB Managing Editor “Q” tells us this week in the NHL four or five days ago ESPN first broke the story about LA Kings forward Dustin Penner and his now famous PANCAKE injury. Alledgedly Penner and his weak back went out while “eating” pancakes. Moral of the story…He needs to stretch more come summer time I think. Were Canucks fans insensitive?

Canucks Jannik Hansen grabs Gene Simmons autograph

Jannick Hansen

On Sunday night the Vancouver Canucks played host to the Anaheim Ducks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Rock n Roll royalty was in attendance as Gene Simmons, his wife Shannon Tweed had front row seats. Jannik Hansen, typically the one asked for his autograph, put the shoe on the other foot and approached Gene to sign his stick.

Rational and Irrational Anger: Riley’s Rants and Raves

Canucks Rant

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. What makes him angry about the Canucks and NHL this week? The Oilers are currently in contention for their THIRD STRAIGHT #1 draft pick. That pisses him off. He also HATES when the Canucks act like they can just “turn it on” whenever they want.

Rational and Irrational Anger: Riley’s Canucks Rants and Raves

Cody Hodgson

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. What makes him angry about the Canucks and NHL this week? People who want to trade Cody Hodgson and Cory Schneider. The Brad Marchand hit on Sami Salo. Riley could write a whole rant just on him alone, and the letdown after the Boston Bruins win.

Brendan Shanahan suspends Bruins’ Marchand for 5 games

Marchand Salo

Vancouver Canucks blogger Carolyn Smith tells us a video explanation released by Brendan Shanahan outlines that this play was not considered instinctive or reactionary in defense, and that Brad Marchand had the decision to deliver a shoulder-to-shoulder hit and chose not to on Sami Salo.

Canucks Mike Gillis needs to put out a bounty on Brad Marchand

Mike Gillis

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges points out theres five very good reasons for the Canucks to want to see revenge on Marchand. As important as Sami Salo’s reputation is in this whole thing, it’s important to remember too that Brad Marchand isn’t some innocent choir boy on his way home from School. Brandon Shanahan explains in the ever so helpful and ever so on-point NHL video

The 2012 Cory Schneider watch is on…Canucks vs. Bruins

Cory Schneider

Vancouver Canucks blogger points out Cory Schneider will get the start on Saturday for the Canucks vs. the Bruins. He also tells us that rest assured Gillis and AV will have most definitely consulted with one another on the many implications of this game, and the use of Schneids as a starter. Still a great deal of Canuck fans see this game as a symbolic chance for revenge.

Rational and Irrational Anger: Riley’s Canucks Rants and Raves

Canucks Rant

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week a special message to the Vancouver Canucks. What makes him angry about the Canucks and NHL this week? People who attack the other team’s fans. Also The focus on Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin. They’re having a great year, no doubt about it.

Rational and Irrational Anger: Riley’s Canucks Rants and Raves

Canucks Rant

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week a special message to the Vancouver Canucks. Thank you for being such a great hockey team. After cheering for so many teams that weren’t very good and never came close, it’s nice to have a team that will regularly compete for the cup.

Michael Buble Jingles The Bells At Canucks Practice

Michael Buble

Canucks blogger Josh Hall reports saturday night he was in New York City performing on Saturday Night Live. Tuesday morning he was on the west coast at Vancouver Canucks hockey practice. We’re talking about Vancouver singing sensation Michael Buble. The Burnaby BC native quickly jetted home and got to play with his hockey team. He was on the ice taking slap shots at Roberto Luongo, and hammin it up with Mike Gillis and Alain Vigneault.

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