Chicago Wolves / Vancouver Canucks puzzle pieces…playoffs edition

Nicklas Jensen

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with an update on the Canucks farm team in the AHL the Chicago Wolves. Van City hired ex-Oilers coach Craig Mactavish to guide the prospects, we update you on Eddie Lack, Bill Sweatt, Mike Duco, Steven Reinprecht, Nolan Baumgartner, Kevin Connauton, Mark Mancari and more. The bubble boys, the 2-ways, guys fighting for their cup of coffee in the NHL.

Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

Kings vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Thursday night over the Minnesota Wild. Just thirteen seconds into the game, Dany Heatley opened the scoring. Most thought Oh-Oh. It seems Byron Bitz is the latest one-week wonder in Vancouver. The ongoing saga of Henrik Sedin’s ankle the past few days has been an interesting one.

Vancouver…Get ready for the Kevin Connauton era

Kevin Connauton

Richard Hodges puts future Vancouver Canucks hopeful defenseman Kevin Cannauton under the spotlight. In 2012 Connauton has shown signs of taking his game to the next level under the watchful eye of Craig MacTavish, an AHL coach with a luxury of NHL experience. It appears Kevin is a kid with that raw skill set, and a highly intelligent and determined player.

Canucks Roster Moves | Bitz on Waivers, Mancari to Chicago

Byron Bitz

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.

Wild vs. Canucks Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Canucks Sexy Fans

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 vs. Hurricanes Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Canucks Hottie

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Canucks first goal came courtesy of Kevin Bieksa who had another strong game. Andrew Ebbett was supposed to come back this game and allow the Aaron Rome & Andrew Alberts failed forward experiment to end but he was unable to go.

Chicago Wolves / Vancouver Canucks Puzzle Pieces

Chicago Wolves

Richard Hodges weighs in with an update on the Vancouver Canucks farm team in the AHL the Chicago Wolves. Canucks hired ex-Oilers coach Craig Mactavish to guide the prospects, we update you on Eddie Lack, Chris Tanev, Bill Sweatt, Mike Duco and more. The bubble boys, the two-ways, the guys fighting for their cup of coffee in the NHL.

We Breakdown New Faces on the 2011 Vancouver Canucks

Marco Sturm A new face on the 2011 Vancouver Canucks

With NHL veterans Ryan Kesler and Mason Raymond out to start the year for the Vancouver Canucks BC beat writer Richard Hodges breaks down the bevy of Canucks players including vet Marco Sturm, trying to crack the 2011 opening day roster for the Stanley Cup runners up.

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