Remembering Alain Vigneault’s time with the Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Six

NWSB Vancouver Canucks insider Josh Hall looks back on Wednesday’s Mike Gillis press conference and tells some tales of now fired Alain Vigneault. Josh points out the stars and planets may never align quite like that again for the Vancouver Canucks or Alain Vigneault but looking back on that moment 50 years from now and everyone will remember where they were vs. Chicago in the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Thanks to AV and Alex Burrows.

Canucks video: Henrik Sedin takes franchise lead on historic night

I bet the Sedins to a bit of celebrating tonight against the Oilers.

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger the Flying V weighs in with his pick for the NWSB Canucks goal of the week. With the Canucks cruising on a six-game win streak heading into Friday’s game against the Stars, all eyes were on Henrik Sedin as he approached the franchise points lead.

Canucks Video: Alex Edler jumps up in the rush

Sedin vs. Blackhawks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger the Flying V weighs in with his pick for the NWSB Canucks goal of the week. The Canucks split their four games this past week with wins over the Avalanche and Blackhawks, leaning on surprise starter Roberto Luongo to backstop the team to victory. Alex Edler gets this weeks Nucks goal of the week. What a beauty. We are all Canucks!!!

Canucks Video: Kassian converts on Sedin to Sedin magic

Zack Kassian

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger the Flying V weighs in with his pick for the NWSB Canucks goal of the week. The Nucks scored a few spectacular goals in a furious first week of the 2013 season, but one tally especially stood out as this week’s winner. Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin and Zack Kassian team up with a thing of beauty. We are all Canucks!!!

Canucks & BC hockey fans…You have to feel happy for Willie Mitchell

Willie Mitchell

NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks hockey writer C-Mac tells us why we should feel good for Willie Mitchell the Vancouver Island BC born hockey player who this week won himself a Stanley Cup. He lists five reasons why Canucks fans can still celebrate Mitchell’s legacy. In hindsight that parting of the ways worked well, between Mitchell and the Canucks, at least for Willie anyways.

Game 4 Vancouver vs. Los Angeles – April 18th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. LA Kings Wednesday night? Daniel Sedin’s return to the lineup gave Vancouver some life as it avoided elimination with a 3-1 victory. The Kings still lead the series 3-1 and can advance by winning Game 5 on Sunday in Vancouver. Defensemen Alexander Edler and Kevin Bieksa scored in the second period.

Game 3 Vancouver vs. Los Angeles – April 15th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. LA Kings Sunday night? Great game for LA. Kings captain Dustin Brown scored his fourth goal of the series in the third period and Jonathan Quick made 41 saves for his second career playoff shutout as the Kings defeated Vancouver, 1-0, in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Sunday night at Staples Center.

Game 2 Los Angeles vs. Vancouver – April 13th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the LA Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Friday night? Great game for LA. Jarret Stoll scored a third-period power-play goal, Trevor Lewis scored shortly after another power play late in the final period, and Jonathan Quick made 46 saves for the Kings. Samuel Pahlsson and Jannik Hansen scored for Vancouver and Roberto Luongo finished with 23 saves for the Canucks.

Game 1 Los Angeles vs. Vancouver – April 11th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the LA Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Wednesday night? Great game for LA. Dustin Penner converted that bounce into the tie-breaking goal with 3:14 left to lift the Kings to a 4-2 victory and a 1-0 lead in their Western Conference Quarterfinal series against the Canucks at Rogers Arena. Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler tied the game at 2-2. It could have been a lot worse if not for Roberto Luongo.

Edmonton vs. Vancouver – April 7th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks Saturday night? Great game for Van-City. A 3-0 win at home to clinch the Presidents Cup trophy for the second year in a row. They now play the LA Kings in the first round on Wednesday. Henrik Sedin ended a 22-game goal drought by scoring with 4:13 left in the second period, Roberto Luongo made 17 saves for a shutout.

Vancouver vs. Calgary – April 5th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames Thursday night? The playoff-bound Vancouver Canucks are still fighting for first in the Western Conference, the Presidents’ Trophy and home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs. The loss cost the Canucks a chance to pass the New York Rangers for the lead in the overall standings. Mike Cammalleri and Curtis Glencross scored. Cory Schneider lost, Miikka Kiprusoff got the win.

Anaheim vs. Vancouver – April 3rd | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Anaheim Ducks vs. Vancouver Canucks Tuesday night? Great game for Van-City. They topped the Ducks in a shootout for their 7th straight win. Maxim Lapierre scored the tying goal late in the second period and added the shootout clincher. The Canucks rallied after Cory Schneider took over, with Alexandre Burrows scoring his second goal as well. David Booth was stopped on a penalty shot.

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