Calgary Flames vs. Canucks: The flame game

Chris Higgins

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Saturday night over the Flames. Richard says right as the Canucks are hot, they have a lot of time off. They don’t play again until Tuesday against Minnesota and after that next is Friday against Dallas. Mason Raymond took a puck to the face in the first period.

My take! Vancouver Canucks 2012-2013 schedule: love’em & hate’em

Alain Vigneault

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Reggie Gill is sitting on his couch, hopefully with his pants on telling us what games he’s most looking forward to for the Vancouver Canucks during the upcoming 2012-13 campaign. Again with the Maple Leafs and a 4 o’clock puck drop on Vancouver ice. We can even hope to see Don Cherry butcher Kevin Bieksa’s name. It’s almost worth having Roberto Luongo stick around.

Canucks Northwest Coach Profiles: Marc Crawford

Marc Crawford Coaching Profile

NWSB insider C-Mac brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on past Vancouver Canucks head coach and general manager Marc Crawford. A former Canucks draft pick and then a Coach. Cool story. Crow was selected 70th overall in the 4th round by the Vancouver Canucks, and promptly made it to the NHL the very next year in the 1981-82 season. After seven years, Crow was finished in 2006 coaching VanCity.

The Vancouver Canucks could never be Canada’s team

Alex Burrows - Ryan Kesler

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in on the topic of being Canada’s team. When their teams are out of the playoffs other hockey markets want to talk about the series that involves the team from Vancouver that beats their teams on a regular basis. A team getting attention on Hockey Night in Canada and TSN. Plus a team with Ryan Kesler, and Alex Burrows could never be Canada’s hockey team.

VanCity reasons to get excited about the impending 2012 NHL playoffs

Canucks Beer bottle

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges tells us from Bandwagon fans, and Hockey Night in Canada’s Jim Hughson, to Vancouver Canucks fan beer consumption, the dreaded overtime, and the juicy first round matchups are things to look forward to for BC and Vancouver hockey fans ready for the 2012 NHL playoffs to being.

Buffalo vs. Vancouver – March 3rd | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Buffalo Sabres vs. Vancouver Canucks Saturday night? Three goals in the first 5 minutes and 10 seconds in this one spelled doom for the Canucks. Ryan Miller wasn’t incredible but he did more than Roberto Luongo did in his 5 minutes of ice time. Big two points for Buffalo. They win in Vancouver for the first time 13 years. (February of 1999). Zack Kassian had two points for Vancouver.

Toronto vs. Vancouver – February 18th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks game Saturday night? A 6-2 regulation time win by Van-City. The Canucks’ current run against the rest of the NHL is almost as impressive, a 9-0-3 stretch that has them back within two points of Detroit atop the Western Conference. Henrik Sedin & Daniel Sedin managed four points each. Alex Burrows scored two nice goals.

State of the Canucks – Weekly notebook | February 17th

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Chris Higgins’ return to the lineup on Wednesday woke up the Canucks. Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin square off against #1 most easily intimidated player Phil Kessel in a battle of the bully victims Saturday at Rogers Arena. Toronto native Chris Tanev will play Saturday night.

Game 58 Toronto vs. Vancouver: Leafs Sweep onto The Best Coast

chris higgins vancouver canucks vs leafs

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall gives the win to Vancouver but it won’t come easy because these Toronto Maple Leafs have crunchulence. How will Chris Tanev assist the Canucks on D? Will it be Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul showing up for the Leafs? Or will it be Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin who bust the slump for Vancouver. Look for Roberto Luongo to get the start as well.

Vancouver vs. L.A. – December 31st | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. L.A. Kings game Saturday night? We’ve got the highlights for you. A not-so-nice 4-1 Los Angeles Kings win. Justin Williams recorded a goal and an assist as the Los Angeles Kings kicked off their six-game homestand with a 4-1 victory. Kevin Bieksa extended his points streak to six games with a goal for Vancouver. Jonathan Quick out battled Roberto Luongo.

Vancouver vs. Toronto – December 17th | NHL Highlights

The Flying Plate of Spaghetti says, "Take it off, it's summer time."

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs game tonight from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto? We’ve got the highlights for you. Alex Burrows and Chris Higgins had a goal and an assist apiece for Vancouver. Daniel Sedin scored the game winner and added a helper while Jannik Hansen and Mason Raymond added goals in a 5-3 Vancouver win.

Canucks vs. Maple Leafs Betting Odds & Handicapping Preview | Dec. 17

Canucks vs. Maple Leafs

Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday Hockey Night in Canada matchup. The Canucks are -144 road favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. The Canucks are going to be a mad bunch coming into Air Canada Center. Losses against two NHL bottom feeders should have them motivated. Daniel Sedin is healthy and will play alongside Henrik Sedin and Alex Burrows, Roberto Luongo will be in net.

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