NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us Thursday’s things to look out for in the Canucks vs. Ottawa Senators matchup. After struggling to get things going at home the Canucks are back out on the road to take on the Sens in the nation’s capital. Craig Anderson is expected to start opposite Roberto Luongo tonight in a matchup of goaltenders trending in opposite directions.
The World Championships of Hockey are underway in Finland and Sweden but Vancouver Canucks netminder Cory Schneider is absent from team USA’s roster. Where does he sit with the program that has been beat by Canada in the gold medal game in 2 of the last 3 Olympic mens’ hockey tournaments? Does Schneider have what it takes to be better than Jonathan Quick?
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 29 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Ottawa Senators. Roberto Luongo was solid opposite Craig Anderson with only the one blemish on Saturday’s performance which could hardly be blamed on the goaltender. Nick Foligno caught youngster Cody Hodgson witha big hit early in the game that set the tone.