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What if TSN1040 and the Canucks used the preseason games as an audition for announcers

NWB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Steve Lee weighs in on the Canucks and TSN1040’s current radio play-by-play staff. Gone is Rick Ball and for all but 28 games so to is John Shorthouse. With Ball now calling games for the Flames and Shorthouse only coming out for Rogers Sportsnet national broadcasts, the Canucks and TSN1040 have turned the mic over to Mr. Jon Abbott.

Vancouver Canucks Hockey History: *My* Top 5 Fan Moments in Time

matt cooke

Josh Hall, Vancouver Canucks insider takes a break from looking forward to next season and instead looks back into the past at his favourite Canucks moments from a fan’s perspective. These moments brought people out of their seats and have helped in the creation of Canuck Nation across the globe. Matt Cooke, Dave Babych, Ryan Kesler, Roger Neilson, Alex Burrows all make the list.

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 Sabres vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

David Booth

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Saturday night to the Buffalo Sabres. After a weekend of crushing the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers, Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin are apparently not over their slump one bit. CBC announcer Mark Lee, whose salary I pay, is a horrible commentator.

Nice Milestones! We countdown the Canucks’ Alex Burrows top 14 goals

Alex Burrows

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges counts down the top 14 goals of Alex Burrows NHL career with video in this article. He had his 500th NHL game this week. It’s quite the achievement for the undrafted ball-hockey player who has blown every expectation pinned to him out of the water. Where would the Canucks be without Alex Burrows using his ball hockey skill?

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Saturday night win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. How bad were the Leafs tonight? Their best defensive play of the night came courtesy of Cody Hodgson’s broken stick that foiled David Booth on a breakaway. Game summarized in one play, see Sami Salo’s powerplay goal that made it 5-1.

Canucks vs. Calgary Flames blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

Alberts vs. Jackman

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Saturday night to the Calgary Flames. Michael Cammalleri and Roman Horak had regulation goals for the Flames, Cody Hodgson and David Booth countered for the Canucks, who lost for just the second time in the past eight contests.

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

Scott Niedermayer

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.

2011 Vancouver Canucks Flashback – 5 Moments In Time

Kevin Bieksa

C-Mac our Vancouver Canucks blogger tells us after losing the Stanley Cup finals to Boston, there are still top moments in time to look back on. The five top moments of the 2011 Vancouver Canucks. Alex Burrows defating the Blackhawks, Kevin Bieksa and his stanchion shot, Manny Malhotra and his eye injury, Cory Schneider and his presence. Here’s to the 2011 Canucks memories. Our Year In Review. Cheers.

Canucks vs. Maple Leafs Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. When Phil Kessel scored with a couple minutes remaining, it looked like this game still had some legs. Enter Jannik Hansen, but don’t blink or you’ll miss him. Roberto Luongo made sure Jim Hughson had a great game to call on HNIC.

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks Outgun the Maple Leafs 5-3

Mason Raymond

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 32 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs. A 5-3 Vancouver win. Alex Burrows and Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin again had standout games for the road team on Saturday night. The 3 stars were Burrows, Chris Higgins, and Tyler Bozak. Roberto Luongo got the win for the Canucks.

West Coast Express: 5 Reasons to Hate the Toronto Maple Leafs

Alex Burrows

It’s 2011 Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (West vs. East) smack talk time. Next up is the Maple Leafs, and Richard has 5 reasons he can’t stand their hockey team. Did you know since the Canucks entered the league, neither have won the cup. Ex-Canucks GM Brian Burke and his golden boy Phil Kessel hope to change that. Ryan Kesler, and Roberto Luongo stand in their way.

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