Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 43 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Florida Panthers. Dale Weise gave Vancouver a 1-0 lead. Marcel Goc scored a power-play goal to snap a tie midway through the second period and Scott Clemmensen turned aside 25 shots. Roberto Luongo finished with 20 saves. Alain Vigneault is off the hook for the All-Star Game coaching duties.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday morning. Brad Marchand earned a clipping major and a game misconduct for a low hit on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo. David Krejci scored early in the third for Boston. Cody Hodgson scored the game winner. Cory Schneider got the win.
Horrible news out of San Jose after the Canucks vs. Sharks game on Wednesday. Its being reported that post game a teenage girl who had brain surgery says she was attacked by Sharks fan at HP Pavilion. Josh Hall doesn’t condone violence as a measure of vengeance, so, here’s the Top 5 ways the Canucks and their fans can get back at said buffoon from San Jose. Ryan Kesler, and Kevin Bieksa are ready to do their part!
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 36 matchup between the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks. A 5-3 Vancouver win. Light-scoring forward Andrew Ebbett had a pair of goals, Daniel Sedin, Alex Burrows, and Ryan Kesler also scored for Vancouver. Roberto Luongo grabbed the win on Monday night.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. Jordan Eberle and Ryan Smyth had second-period power-play goals but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Canucks behind Andrew Ebbett’s 2 goals in the first period. As the Canucks opened up a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.
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.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Ottawa Senators. Other than Don Cherry calling out Ron McLean out for hating Alex Burrows this game looked great after 20 minutes. Then it fizzled out. Ryan Kesler was front and centre in this game with two goals. Nick Foligno and Chris Neil did their best Bruins imitation.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Riley Trottier weighs in with his thoughts on the walking wounded. The Canucks injury report. One more player has been added this week with the announcement Sunday morning that forward Aaron Volpatti will be out 4-6 months because he requires shoulder surgery. Enter Dale Weise, again.
Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Vancouver beat the Chicago Blackhawks, Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin were better than Duncan Keith’s teammates in an all-too easy win over the weekend. Trevor Linden will be guest speaker at the Gentlemen’s Charity Dinner.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 13 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues. For the second time in the span of 10 days the Canucks were beaten by the St. Louis Blues. Alex Burrows opened the scoring, Ryan Kesler notched one, but a pair by T.J. Oshie for St. Louis were enough to help them win.