Ben Lypka our Vancouver Canucks insider and NWSB Blogger weighs in today with an opinion piece on the Canucks 2013 Stanley Cup fortunes. He says just wait till next year! I’d say the writing was on the wall when Vancouver refused to keep any of their young talent even for a seven game test drive at the start of the season. One of Bo Horvat, Hunter Shinkaruk or even Brendan Gaunce should have been given at least a short look. Next year is promising.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us Thursday’s things to look out for in the San Jose Sharks vs. Canucks matchup.One week ago the Canucks broke the San Jose Sharks’ unbeaten streak at home in one of Vancouver’s best games of the season, and tonight the Sharks have a chance at revenge with another meeting at Rogers Arena. Roberto Luongo was lit up for five goals Saturday night in Los Angeles, he starts tonight.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Blogger Mitch Dyck breaks down the rivalry between Van City and the San Jose Sharks. Mitch says imagine this. The Canucks go up 6-0 (yeah, right) and during the intermission coach John Tortorella tells Roberto Luongo to let Joe Thornton score 4 so they can see what he does. The Canucks and Sharks are looking a lot more like enemies than friends.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us Thursday’s things to look out for in the Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks matchup. Van City just can’t figure this Sharks club out. Except in one area. Despite dominating Vancouver during their first two meetings this season the San Jose Sharks have yet to score a power play goal against the stingy Canucks. Roberto Luongo will need to be one of Vancouver’s best players tonight.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s following with regards to the Round 1 Stanley Cup playoffs clash between the San Jose Sharks and our Canucks. Mitch says
in order for Vancouver to take this series, and he thinks they will, it will take four complete games, no relying on anything other than outplaying their opponent. And Cory Schneider must lead by example.
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.
Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Satuday San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks matchup preview. 7:00 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. The Canucks haven’t been playing the best hockey of the 2011/12 season but there have been some exceptional performances from the likes of Roberto Luongo and Cody Hodgson. Joe Thornton and the Sharks visit Rogers Arena on Saturday night.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 40 matchup between the San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks. A 3-2 San Jose shoot out win. Antti Niemi, who turned aside 27 shots, denied Alex Burrows and Cody Hodgson in the shootout before Ryan Kesler’s attempt caromed off the post in the third round. Michal Handzus scored the winner on Roberto Luongo.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the San Jose Sharks on Monday night. Patrick Marleau and Benn Ferriero scored for the Sharks. Michal Handzus scored in the third round of the shootout. Cody Hodgson collected a goal and an assist for the Seahawks.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night. It was a playoff atmosphere at the Shark Tank which meant that Ryan Kesler was in his element. This was Kevin Bieksa’s type of game too. Antti Niemi was shaky on Henrik Sedin’s opening wrap around goal but made it up for it later on…
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 37 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks. A 3-2 Vancouver win. Light-scoring forward Andrew Ebbett grabbed himself the overtime winner in a spirited affair. Roberto Luongo grabbed the win on Wednesday night. Logan Couture, Joe Thornton, Ryan Kesler, and Daniel Sedin also popped goals.
Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Wednesday Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks matchup preview. 7:30 p.m. PT, TSN (Vancouver). Roberto Luongo is likely to get the start Wednesday and the same goes for Antii Niemi. There are injury concerns on both teams. Vancouver will be without Chris Higgins, Defenseman Colin White is questionable for this contest.