The Alain Vigneault Canucks contract extension makes perfect sense

NWSB Insider and Senior Vancouver Canucks writer C-Mac is back with a post this week recommending Vancouver rally behind Mike Gillis and Alain Vigneault. He says AV may not have the same resume with the Vancouver Canucks organization in comparison to the esteemed and knighted Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United, but he has helped the team reach the playoffs 5 times in 6 years

Threat down! The Canucks David Booth…avid hunter?

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in on the David Booth bear killing news this week. He asks one simple question. A little press blurb in a media guide or that describes Booth as an “avid hunter” or whatever is a little different than being confronted by his trophy kill on Twitter but what did people expect the final outcome of Booth’s passion for hunting be?

The five newest members of the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame

Richard Hodges one of our BC based bloggers tells us the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame announced this week that five inductees would be honoured this summer in Penticton. The list includes two former players, one current scout, a CBC broadcaster and an influential figure in B.C. hockey history. Rod Brind’Amour, Scott Niedermayer and Jim Hughson are all going in.

Who is this Mikael Samuelsson for the Vancouver Canucks?

C-Mac is back and better than ever with his Vancouver Canucks player profile on Mikael Samuelsson. There have been a multitude of Swedes over the years that have played for the Vancouver Canucks. So many players have come to the West Coast from the land of Vikings, that the Canucks dressing room should really be re-christened as ‘Little Stockholm’.

Hayden Rintoul Named Inaguaral Victoria Royals Captain

Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the Victoria sports beat reports that Hayden Rintoul, the 20-year-old defenceman acquired from the Kootenay Ice in the offseason, has been named the first captain of the Victoria Royals…

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