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.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Steve Lee tells us another story in our Moments in time series about the legendary Canucks radio voice Jim Robson. Born in Saskatchewan, but raised in B.C., Jim Robson’s voice not only brought the Canucks to life over the airwaves, but also the B.C. Lions and the Vancouver Mounties for fans of the CFL and Pacific Coast League Baseball. Robson started at CJAV in Port Alberni.
C-Mac is back with this hilarious list of people Milan Lucic’s girlfriend is probably going to tweet about next. Let’s just hope she leaves the children and any more women out of this. Oh wait, nope! Duck and cover Cory Schneider, duck and cover. Canucks Owner Francesco Aquilini needs to keep his head up too.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Thursday night over the Dallas Stars. It was so unexpected that John Shorthouse originally gave Dan Hamhuis credit for the opening goal tap-in before that was Mason Raymond. Even parked four feet in front of the net, it just made more sense if it was Dan Hamhuis.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Monday night over the Phoenix Coyotes. Richard had visions of the shootout lasting 17 rounds with no one scoring. Vancouver finally won on a Ryan Kelser goal and a Roberto Luongo save combination. Kevin Bieksa dropped the gloves with Rusty Klesla at the end of overtime. No damage done.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. Jordan Eberle and Ryan Smyth had second-period power-play goals but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Canucks behind Andrew Ebbett’s 2 goals in the first period. As the Canucks opened up a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Minnesota Wild. Roberto Luongo quietly picked up his first shutout of the year Mike Yeo had the neutral zone clogged all night long. That didn’t stop Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, and Alex Burrows from being AMAZING. Cody Hodgson and Jannik Hansen were special too.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 18 matchup between the New York Islanders and Vancouver Canucks. Aaron Rome continued the torrid pace to start the season, and Cody Hodgson added a tally earning a first star nomination in a Canucks victory.