Rick Rypien – My favourite Canuck of all time

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “the Flying V” Vanstone weighs in with another lockout post today. This one is special to him. His favorite all-time Vancouver Canucks player is Rick Rypien. While battling his own personal demons off the ice Rypien jumped at the opportunity to defend his teammates, Kevin loved this about him. Read on for more…

First Canucks Rypien Now Predators Wade Belak Found Dead

With the death yesterday of former NHL tough guy Wade Belak Matt Larkin weighs in with some questions. There are constant worries for players who make a living fighting in NHL, but is it time to take it out of the game?

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