Josh weighs in with the daily Vancouver Canucks Java. NHL team news for the die hard Nucks fans. Gossip and articles captured on the web for Thursday. NWSportsBeat.com your source for all Vancouver Canucks hockey talk all the time, plus Canucks blog archives.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges goes in depth on relative Canucks newcomer Byron Bitz. He’s probably not going to win the Conn Smythe (probably, you never know), but Bitz is a very nice piece indeed to add to the team free of charge and possesses a lot of traits the Canucks may have been looking for at the deadline.
Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Thursday Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild matchup preview. Thursday at 5:00 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. Henrik Sedin (The Canucks’ captain was seen in a walking boot Wednesday), Chris Higgins, and Dale Weise are all most likely OUT for this game, though we haven’t yet heard which Chicago Wolves players will be called up.
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.
C-Mac one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers details the 2011-2012 highlights of the season thus far. From Andrew Ebbett potting two goals against the Oilers, and Cory Schneider winning the Stanley Cup rematch versus the Boston Bruins, to Mason Raymond returning from a fractured vertebrae, and a Dale Weise end-to-end goal, these are the top 10 Moments in time.
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin, Alex Edler, and Cody Hodgson make the 2012 NHL All Star Game. Sami Salo is out with a concussion after a brutal hit by Boston Bruins cheap shot artist Brad Marchand, the Canucks prevailed 4-3 in a brutal game against the Bruins that featured a first period brawl.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 44 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning. Cory Schneider sealed the win by denying Steven Stamkos on the Lightning’s final shot. Ryan Kesler jammed the puck past Roloson with two seconds to play in the 2nd period. Alex Edler, Jannik Hansen, and Manny Malhotra also scored, Mike Duco got his first NHL point.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday morning. The former Blackhawk Brian Campbell was a thorn in the side of Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin all night. With Andrew Ebbett out with his broken collarbone, the depth chart spinner landed in Mike Duco to make his debut with the Canucks
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.