Chicago Blackhawks vs. Canucks: Hawks down but not out

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Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Friday night over the Blackhawks. Richard says this game highlights what a coin toss joke they are. You take a close game with this rivalry and let it be decided by an individual competition. Aside from Duncan Keith, all eyes were on Roberto Luongo making his third straight start against the team that haunts him.

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vancouver Canucks: Game notes, prediction & tweets!

Keith suspended 5 games

Richard Hodges previews the Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vancouver Canucks Feb 1 matchup. The quad force of Patrick Sharp, Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane, and Jonathan Toews has 32 points already this season. An easy game this will not be. Duncan Keith’s elbow on Daniel Sedin was the death of the 2011 – 2012 Vancouver Canucks. There will be payback tonight. Hopefully Zack Kassian introduces himself to the faces of many a Hawk.

Hockey’s Back! Vancouver Canucks’ five most important games

Canucks v Blackhawks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with some analysis of what he thinks are the biggest five games on the Canucks 2013 NHL schedule. From games versus the defending champ LA Kings to the grudge match with the Blackhawks its going to be a fun dash to the cup. Can Cory Schneider, Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Alex Edler and Dan Hamhuis lead Van city to a cup? WIll Ryan Kesler be back soon?

The under-appreciated Canucks funny man Alain Vigneault

Alain Vigneault

Ho hum! When the Vancouver Canucks wrapped up the Northwest division title last week, hardly anybody cared. Some had bigger goals in mind while others dismissed the Canucks winning the worst division in hockey as an accomplishment akin to walking down the block without tripping and falling on your face. Still, it’s an accomplishment that highlights […]

VanCity reasons to get excited about the impending 2012 NHL playoffs

Canucks Beer bottle

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges tells us from Bandwagon fans, and Hockey Night in Canada’s Jim Hughson, to Vancouver Canucks fan beer consumption, the dreaded overtime, and the juicy first round matchups are things to look forward to for BC and Vancouver hockey fans ready for the 2012 NHL playoffs to being.

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Canucks vs. Blackhawks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Wednesday night OT to the Chicago Blackhawks. Nevermind the elbow, or the suspension, or Duncan Keith acting like a choirboy, the lasting impact from this game will be the Daniel Sedin concussion effects.

Game 73 Canucks vs. Blackhawks: Windy City Rollin’

Canucks vs. Blackhawks

NWSB Vancouver Canucks insider Josh Hall implores fans to be patient in the home stretch. It could be a grind or it could be a snoozefest. Is Ryan Kesler the key to the powerplay being successful? Can Alex Burrows assist in the exorcising of the demons once again versus the Chicago Blackhawks. We’re sure Patrick Kane will have something to say about that.

The top five possible first-round match-ups for the Vancouver Canucks

Canucks vs. Kings would be a nice first round matchup wouldn't it?

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges counts down the top 5 most likely first round opponents for the Canucks in the 2012 NHL playoffs. Wouldn’t it be nice to see the Kings? They recently acquired Jeff Carter and if he can score, which no other King can apparently do this could be good. Ryan Kesler, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Sami Salo, and Alex Edler would be licking their lips.

Nice Milestones! We countdown the Canucks’ Alex Burrows top 14 goals

Alex Burrows

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges counts down the top 14 goals of Alex Burrows NHL career with video in this article. He had his 500th NHL game this week. It’s quite the achievement for the undrafted ball-hockey player who has blown every expectation pinned to him out of the water. Where would the Canucks be without Alex Burrows using his ball hockey skill?

Chicago Blackhawks vs. Canucks Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Kings vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Tuesday over the Chicago Blackhawks. January was a quiet month for the Sedins. Daniel Sedin had points in just three of those seven games while Henrik Sedin had points in just two. During the All Star break Cody Hodgson proved himself immune to Zdeno Chara’s brainwashing.

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks Survive Blackhawks in Western Conference Thriller

Cory Schneider (Ginger Jesus)

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 50 matchup between the Chicago Blackhawks and Vancouver Canucks. After practically waving a white flag in the second period, the Canucks learned their lesson late. The sublime goaltending of Cory Schneider and the clutch passing of Daniel Sedin & Henrik Sedin won it for Van-City in overtime.

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