Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The NHL decided a five-game suspension was appropriate for Duncan Keith’s vicious elbow to the head of Daniel Sedin, but what of the victim and his recovery? Cory Schneider continues to shine is his role as the Canucks backup. Plus more insider news coverage on Van City.
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Inside Josh Hall rumbles down the top keys to Saturday night’s tilt with the Colorado Avalanche. Is Gabriel Landeskog someone the Canucks should really be afraid of now or down the road? Is this a first round playoff preview? When will Daniel Sedin return and should we even worry about it right now. Assume Roberto Luongo is in net. Read on young grasshoppers.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Steve Lee tells us the newest Twins that could take the ice for the Canucks with Daniel Sedin out. No longer able to lineup beside his brother, Hank may to see time on the second line, or sandwiched in between what could be Vancity’s newest fan favorite duo.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges tells us Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith today was suspended by the NHL for five games for his cheap shot elbow on the Canucks all star forward Daniel Sedin. The suspense for the suspension will be nothing compared to the suspense for the announcement of Daniel’s injury and whether we’re talking days, weeks, or even months.
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Before the madness on Madison claimed Daniel Sedin in Chicago, earlier this week a couple of the Canucks were doing their part to promote equality in sports through the You Can Play Project. Ryan Kesler and Henrik Sedin do good things to represent Canucks nation.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with on the emergence of young defenseman Chris Tanev. He points out his stats are meagre on the offensive end with only two assists in 18 games but Tanev’s game is one where he needs to be watched daily to truly appreciate the sense of calm, thoughtfulness, and perception he brings to his positional play.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Thursday night over the Dallas Stars. It was so unexpected that John Shorthouse originally gave Dan Hamhuis credit for the opening goal tap-in before that was Mason Raymond. Even parked four feet in front of the net, it just made more sense if it was Dan Hamhuis.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 74 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Dallas Stars. Cory Schneider deserved a shutout versus Dallas last night but in the end Mason Raymond had a goal and an assist as the Canucks beat the Dallas Stars 2-1. Schneider made several big saves in the opening period, including big stops on snap shots by Loui Eriksson and Michael Ryder.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Wednesday night OT to the Chicago Blackhawks. Nevermind the elbow, or the suspension, or Duncan Keith acting like a choirboy, the lasting impact from this game will be the Daniel Sedin concussion effects.
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Kevin Vanstone tells it how it is in regards to the Duncan Keith and Daniel Sedin fiasco. Which hit was worse? What will the repercussions be? Did Keith threaten Daniel? In the end, the Chicago Blackhawks took the two points in an overtime victory over the Canucks. Roberto Luongo took the loss. Mason Raymond played his best game of the season.