Four undrafted under-the-radar Vancouver Canucks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Ben Lypka brings us 4 potential future Canucks. The Young Stars tourney has quite a bit to talent to choose from, but Ben likes Daniel Jonson, Jesse Mychan, Philippe Maillet and Zach Hall as possibilities to join the big club.

Canucks vs. New Jersey Devils blog: Love ’em & Hate ‘em

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.

The 2012 NHL Trade Deadline Nears For The Canucks Mike Gillis

The 2012 NHL Trade deadline is nearing. Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges points out the pickings are interesting this year. Adrian Aucoin, Bryan Allen, Shea Weber, Travis Moen, Chad LaRose, and Tuomo Ruutu, Leaving would be Mason Raymond, and Keith Ballard. Maybe. It means that anyone claiming to know what Mike Gillis will do at the deadline this year is speculating.

Top 10 Vancouver “Moments In Time” | The 2011/12 First Half

C-Mac one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers details the 2011-2012 highlights of the season thus far. From Andrew Ebbett potting two goals against the Oilers, and Cory Schneider winning the Stanley Cup rematch versus the Boston Bruins, to Mason Raymond returning from a fractured vertebrae, and a Dale Weise end-to-end goal, these are the top 10 Moments in time.

Canucks Roster Moves | Bitz on Waivers, Mancari to Chicago

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodgers reports Byron Bitz has been placed on waivers after “he cleared himself ready to play,” according to Alain Vigneault. “He’s been in Chicago for three weeks now practicing with the team. President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-assigned right wing Mark Mancari to the Chicago Wolves of the AHL as well.

2011 Canucks Overachievers + Underachievers Version 1.0

An underachiever is a person who fails to achieve his or her potential or does not do as well as expected. Overachievers are individuals who perform better or achieve more success than expected. Richard brakes down the Vancouver Canucks who fit in 2011. Version 1.0. Manny Malhotra, Keith Ballard, Jannick Hansen, Chris Higgins, Cory Schneider make the list.

Top 10 Driest Things in the World (other than Canucks Offence)

Are there any drier options (in relation to the Canucks) than those listed in this fun Vancouver Canucks blog post by C-Mac? An open mouth kiss from Betty White, the Thanksgiving turkey dinner cooked up by your ex, The dry heaves of Ryan Kesler teammates after seeing his ESPN photos…

GM Mike Gillis: The Real MVP of the Vancouver Canucks

In our latest Vancouver Canucks hockey blog post beat blogger C-Mac is back with a great little story about the validity of GM Mike Gillis to be the true MVP of the Vancouver Canucks, not Ryan Kesler, or Daniel Sedin, or Henrik Sedin. It is clear that Gillis could put the Canucks over the top.

The Vancouver Canucks and Florida Panthers are Friends with Benefits

Canucks blogger points out there’s a massive history of trades between the Vancouver Canucks and Florida Panthers in the NHL. As shocking as the timing of the David Booth trade was, the fact the deal occured with the Panthers was about as easy to predict as the crowd reaction when Roberto Luongo lets in a goal. This time its David Booth for Marco Sturm and Mikael Samuelsson…

Gillis Grabs Booth, Sending Samuelsson and Sturm South

On Saturday Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis pulled the plug on a big trade. David Booth come to Vancouver and going to Florida are Mikael Samuelsson and Marco Sturm. Booth and Kesler both played on the 2001-02 U.S. junior national team and should fit nicely alongside countrymen (and ex Florida teammate) Chris Higgins on the Canucks second line.

Game 8 Wrap-Up: Vancouver Canucks Win 3-2 over Wild in OT

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 8 matchup between the Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks. A 3-2 Vancouver win in Overtime. The Canucks continue to thrive on the speed and skill of the Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Ryan Kesler and an active blue line that has propelled the power play and the team to success this season with Keith Ballard, Dan Hamhuis, and Alex Edler.

Game 7 Wrap-Up: Vancouver Canucks blow out Predators 5-1

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 7 matchup between the Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks jumped all over the Preds with four first period goals on the way to a convincing 5-1 victory. Ryan Kesler fired his first of the year. Sami Salo and Alex Edler both tallied power play points and Marco Sturm looked active in the offensive zone for a change.

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