Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Saturday afternoon over the Colorado Avalanche. Good news: the Canucks have points in 11 of their last 13. Putting Alex Burrows with Ryan Kesler is a nice trickle-down effect. Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin HAVE to play better.

Game 52: Canucks vs. Avalanche ready to rumble in Denver

Roberto Luongo & Cory Schneider

Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Saturday Vancouver Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche matchup preview. Saturday at 12:00 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. Daniel Sedin, Ryan Kesler, Henrik Sedin, Alex Burrows, Alex Edler, David Booth, Mason Raymond, Roberto Luongo and/or Cory Schneider it’s time to STEP Up. Lay a beatdown on the Avs. Sincerely, Canucks nation.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Brandon Yip

Brandon Yip, Nashville Predators

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile, following Brandon Yip. Yip would play for the Coquitlam Express before moving onto play for Boston College. He debuted for the Colorado Avalanche before heading over to the Nashville Predators where he is making a name for himself.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Ryan O’Byrne

Ryan O'Byrne, Colorado Avalanche

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile, following Ryan O’Byrne. O’Byrne started off playing for the Victoria Salsa before going on to play for the enemy, the Nanaimo Clippers. He attended Cornell University, a cliche nowadays for Canadian hockey players. O’Byrne was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens and skipped his senior year at Cornell to play for their minor league team.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Chuck Kobasew

Chuck Kobadew, Colorado Avalanche

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Chuck Kobasew started his career at Boston College of American Collegiate Hockey. This was only before being named MVP of the Frozen Four Tournament and going on to play in the WHL with the Kelowna Rockets. He was eventually chosen by the Calgary Flames 14th overall in the NHL Draft and now calls Denver, Colorado home with the Avalanche of the NHL.

Canucks Henrik Sedin named NHL Third Star of December

Henrik Sedin

Vancouver Canucks centre Henrik Sedin has been named the National Hockey League’s third star of the month for December. Sedin is joined by Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin (first star) and Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos (second star) as the NHL ‘Three Stars’ of the month.

Hey Vancouver! Do you like Italians or Redheads more?

Roberto Luongo

Vancouver Canucks blogger weighs in with his update #2 on the goaltending situation in Van-City. These are two guys who shared the Jennings Trophy last year only because Robert Luongo made sure Cory Schneider got his 25 starts. The Canucks didn’t get where they are today by making rash decisions and rocking the boat. The reality of the situation is simple when you put down the NHL12 controller.

Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Colorado Avalanche. A nice 6-0 win for Vancouver. It an understandable rule quirk but through no fault of Roberto Luongo or Cory Schneider no one gets credit for the shutout per official NHL rules. Daniel Sedin had a nice hat trick.

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