Gameday skate: Things to watch for in Devils vs. Canucks matchup

Cory Schneider, Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us tonight’s game between the Canucks and Devils marks the return of Cory Schneider to Rogers Arena, and after a year of goaltending controversies and trade speculation between he and Roberto Luongo will allow the fans to finally see two of the league’s most familiar goaltenders go head-to-head. Jaromir Jagr will be in town as well. His last time here.

Statement game: Schneider and Luongo set to explode

How long until one of these talented goaltenders is out of the picture?

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Ben Lypka weighs in with his analysis on the big Canucks game tonight between the Devils and Van City. Welcome back to town Cory Schneider. Also, welcome to town Jaromir Jagr. For years, Cory Schneider was an incredibly patient solider for the Vancouver Canucks. Tonight on the ice at Rogers arena he’ll face off against his friend Roberto Luongo.

Five key reasons the Vancouver Canucks must keep Roberto Luongo

Roberto Luongo

Josh weighs in with the first half of an NWSB debate in which we ask who should the Vancouver Canucks keep in town…Roberto Luongo or Cory Schneider? There are pros and cons to both and while it’s almost a done deal that Roberto won’t be back, Josh is convinced Roberto is the better path to take. Of course only Mike Gillis and Francesco Aquilini have the answers.

Which Canucks goaltender gets the nod for Game 4 and beyond?

Roberto Luongo & Cory Schneider

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges has an opinion. Roberto Luongo. Pros, the de-facto 1A all season and aside from hiccups in October and March, he put together his most consistent season as a Canuck. Cory Schneider Pros, unflappable cool demeanour, Schneider is the antithesis to Luongo. Tough decision for Mike Gillis, Alain Vigneault and the rest of the Canucks organization.

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 Out-Defend Disciplined Devils

Canucks vs. Devils

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 62 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and the New Jersey Devils. The Canucks won the game 2-1. Aaron Rome opened the scoring at 8:44 of the first period after cleaning up a loose puck following fellow defenseman Chris Tanev’s shot. Cory Schneider came up with several sensational stops against the Devils, outplaying Martin Brodeur.

Game 62 Canucks vs. Devils: Oh the Sites We Can See (Part Three)

canucks situation

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall continues with the theme of Official Team Tour Guide throughout their 6 game road trip. This time the Canucks are in Newark to face Ilya Kovalchuk and the New Jersey Devils. Will Roberto Luongo meet his idol Snooki? Does David Booth have some repenting to do? What will Dale Weise make of the night clubs?

Moments In Time: Our Choices! The WORST Canucks Draft Picks

Libor Polasek

Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac dips into the Moments In Time series at NWSB for his next blog post about the Vancouver Canucks WORST ever NHL draft picks. He ranks them from 5 thru 1. Petr Nedved, Jason Herter, Patrick White, Libor Polasek, and Dan Woodley all make the list. Would you make any changes to this list? Who would you add?

NorthWest Sports Beat