Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Keith Ballard said after the game that they could have won if they were less terrible in the first. You think? Cody Hodgson saw under eight minutes of ice time, fewer than any forward not named Dale Weise.
Ryan Kesler returns to the Vancouver Canucks lineup this week after offseason surgery. The Michigan native has become a key part of the offence, but it is most definitely his defensive awareness, rather than the goals, cheeky soundbites, intrusion into teammate interviews, or unnecessary nudity that make him the real heart of the Canucks.