Gameday skate: Canucks in Phoenix for battle with Smith & Coyotes

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us Tuesday’s things to look out for in the Canucks vs. Phoenix Coyotes matchup. The Vancouver Canucks visit Mike Smith and the Phoenix Coyotes tonight for a battle between two of the Western Conference’s hottest teams. Coyotes will have their hands full tonight with Vancouver’s top trio of Ryan Kesler, Henrik Sedin, and Daniel Sedin

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks end road trip with shootout loss to Coyotes

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 64 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and the Phoenix Coyotes. The Canucks lost the game 2-1 in a shootout. Ray Whitney tied the game with 10:17 left and teamed with Mikkel Boedker for shootout goals to give Phoenix their third shootout win in the last four games. Alex Elder and Mason Raymond came up empty in the shootout.

Phoenix Coyotes vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ’em

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.

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks get by Coyotes in “another shootout”

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 56 matchup between the Phoenix Coyotes and Vancouver Canucks. A 2-1 Canucks shootout victory. The win was Byron Bitz has been a pleasant surprise on Vancouver’s top line alongside the Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin. The Canucks have struggled to ice a solid sixty minutes over their past several games.

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