Flying V’s hat trick: Canucks edge blues in defensive battle

Blues vs. Canucks

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 65 matchup between the St. Louis Blues and the Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks won a close tight checking game 2-0. Roberto Luongo held the fort stopping seven shots in the third period to secure his third shutout of the season and 58th career. Brian Elliott finished with 22 saves for the Blues, who saw their four-game winning streak come to an end.

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

Canucks vs. Coyotes

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Tuesday night to the Phoenix Coyotes. Mason Raymond, you have to stop falling down. Even Bambi had this figured out by now. It’s no longer adorable, it’s just sad. Sami Pahlsson’s acquisition was overshadowed a wee bit on Monday, but it is freeing Ryan Kesler up for more offensive zone starts.

Vancouver Canucks 3/4 season player grades

Roberto Luongo

After 60+ games the Vancouver Canucks GM Gillis has made his move and the team has the time and motivation to utilize the gifts he has given them. We are about to embark on another heck of a ride down the stretch run. Vancouver has begun to truly assert itself as a difficult team to break down. Roberto Luongo, Daniel Sedin, Ryan Kesler, David Booth, and Sami Salo are on top of their games.

Canucks vs. New Jersey Devils 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 Friday night against the New Jersey Devils. Somehow, ex-Canucks forward Steve Bernier is on the New Jersey Devils even though he was pretty sure he didn’t exist anymore. The secret weapon for the Vancouver Canucks was Cory Schneider, relatively rested.

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks lose on the road to the Predators

Ryan Kesler, Vancouver Canucks vs Nashville Predators

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 60 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and the Nashville Predators. The Canucks lost the game 3-1 to the Predators. The Sedins were held without a shot on goal while Dale Weise stepped up and netted the only point for Vancouver. And like it has gone lately, Sami Salo could not help the Canucks efforts.

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks embarrass Maple Leafs on Saturday night

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 58 matchup between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks. A 6-2 Canucks victory. Alex Burrows buried his 21st and 22nd goals of the season, Manny Malhotra, Sami Salo and Kevin Bieksa also tallied, Daniel Sedin netted his 25th goal of the season. Roberto Luongo got the win.

Vancouver Canucks newcomer Byron Bitz: the right fitz or the pitz?

Byron Bitz

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges goes in depth on relative Canucks newcomer Byron Bitz. He’s probably not going to win the Conn Smythe (probably, you never know), but Bitz is a very nice piece indeed to add to the team free of charge and possesses a lot of traits the Canucks may have been looking for at the deadline.

The 2012 Vancouver Canucks music…player anthems! Vamanos Vamanos!

Canucks DJ

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac begs the question how cool would it be though to see each player get a song of their own after a goal or great play? Canucks In-House DJ Dave Levinson has some competition, or some new songs to play. Robert Luongo (Rebirth of Slick), Cory Schneider (Jesus Take The Wheel), Ryan Kesler (Grenade), Cody Hodgson (The Kid is Hot Tonight) to name a few.

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks Hammer Wild

Sedin, Vancouver Canucks

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 54 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota wild. Henrik Sedin battled through pain while brother Daniel Sedin helped the Canucks cause problems for the Wild. Henrik kept his iron man streak alive while Ryan Kesler has now scored in 5 straight games.

Vancouver Canucks vs. Lightning Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Canucks Cleavage

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday morning. The former Blackhawk Brian Campbell was a thorn in the side of Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin all night. With Andrew Ebbett out with his broken collarbone, the depth chart spinner landed in Mike Duco to make his debut with the Canucks

Canucks Catch Lightning in Electric 5-4 Shootout Win

Canucks vs. Lightning

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 44 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning. Cory Schneider sealed the win by denying Steven Stamkos on the Lightning’s final shot. Ryan Kesler jammed the puck past Roloson with two seconds to play in the 2nd period. Alex Edler, Jannik Hansen, and Manny Malhotra also scored, Mike Duco got his first NHL point.

Vancouver Canucks vs. Panthers Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Canucks Hottie

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday morning. The former Blackhawk Brian Campbell was a thorn in the side of Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin all night. With Andrew Ebbett out with his broken collarbone, the depth chart spinner landed in Mike Duco to make his debut with the Canucks

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