Gameday skate: Things to watch for in Devils vs. Canucks matchup

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us tonight’s game between the Canucks and Devils marks the return of Cory Schneider to Rogers Arena, and after a year of goaltending controversies and trade speculation between he and Roberto Luongo will allow the fans to finally see two of the league’s most familiar goaltenders go head-to-head. Jaromir Jagr will be in town as well. His last time here.

Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals betting odds and handicapping preview – July 19

Free MLB Betting Odds & Picks on the Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals Tuesday July 17th game 2 matchup. The Mariners are +121 road underdogs. The over/under is set at 9.5. Q likes the road team in this one 7-4. The pitching matchup features Mariners RH Blake Beavan (3-6, 5.92 ERA) vs. Royals (RH) Ryan Verdugo (NR). How do you know which pitcher is the horse to back in this one?

LA Angels vs. Mariners: MLB baseball love ’em & hate ’em Game 4

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the fourth M’s game of the series versus the L.A. Angels of Anaheim. It’s just bad. Kyle Seager is mired in a bit of a slump. Seattle’s bullpen has been bad enough throughout the season so its fitting that with the score at 3-2 in the 9th Shawn Kelley goes ahead and gives LA that insurance run. Justin Smoak closed out today’s series going 2-4.

Game 4 Vancouver vs. Los Angeles – April 18th | NHL Highlights

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. LA Kings Wednesday night? Daniel Sedin’s return to the lineup gave Vancouver some life as it avoided elimination with a 3-1 victory. The Kings still lead the series 3-1 and can advance by winning Game 5 on Sunday in Vancouver. Defensemen Alexander Edler and Kevin Bieksa scored in the second period.

Devil in the blue crease: Vancouver Canucks goaltending quandary

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges has an opinion in his part 1 article earlier today on Roberto Luongo vs. Cory Schneider for Game 4 of the Canucks vs. Kings Western Conference Quarter Finals game. He gave us the pro’s and the con’s. Now we know Schneider will start. Richard points out there are instant ramifications and repercussions now. Read Part 2 now to find out.

Which Canucks goaltender gets the nod for Game 4 and beyond?

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges has an opinion. Roberto Luongo. Pros, the de-facto 1A all season and aside from hiccups in October and March, he put together his most consistent season as a Canuck. Cory Schneider Pros, unflappable cool demeanour, Schneider is the antithesis to Luongo. Tough decision for Mike Gillis, Alain Vigneault and the rest of the Canucks organization.

Vancouver Canucks fans wonder if a four win comeback is possible

NWSB insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac says for the Canucks to comeback versus the LA Kings in the 2012 NHL playoffs five things must happen. it would take a great goalie. It would require a veteran team. It would need a team with a source of inspiration. It would rely on desire. It would demand scoring. Daniel Sedin is in LA, will he play? Who is in net? Roberto Luongo or Cory Schneider.

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