No contracts forthcoming for Canucks’ Rome, Oreskovich & Ebbett

Aaron Rome

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in with his ananlysis of the current crop of Canuck free agent hockey players that did not have contracts qualified and therefore will be free agents come July 1st 2012. Aaron Rome figures to be the one who’s presence will be missed the most. Andrew Ebbett a role player and Victor Oreskovich a guy never able to realize his potential.

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. Calgary Flames blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

Alberts vs. Jackman

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Saturday night to the Calgary Flames. Michael Cammalleri and Roman Horak had regulation goals for the Flames, Cody Hodgson and David Booth countered for the Canucks, who lost for just the second time in the past eight contests.

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Flames Catch Canucks in Shootout Win

Canucks vs. Flames

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 55 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames. The win was Calgary’s first at home against Vancouver since Oct. 16, 2009. The game was pushed to a shootout thanks to David Booth, who evened the game at 8:04 of the third. But just like old times, it was Jarome Iginla and Miikka Kiprusoff who provided the damage.

State of the Canucks – Weekly notebook | February 9th

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider have both consistently posted strong performances from the Canucks’ crease this season, and with every game played the backup becomes closer and closer to finding a new crease to call home. Henrik Sedin’s connection with newcomer Byron Bitz is worth watching.

Gameday report: Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin foot status

Henrik Sedin

NWSB Managing editor and Vancouver Canucks blogger “Q” tells us Henrik Sedin, who has played in 552 consecutive regular-season games, told Team 1040 radio that the CT scan he had on Wednesday did not reveal any issue. It is not known if he will be available for Thursday’s game against the Northwest Division rival Minnesota Wild.

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

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks Put Up Poor Performance in Loss to Panthers

Canucks vs Panthers

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 43 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Florida Panthers. Dale Weise gave Vancouver a 1-0 lead. Marcel Goc scored a power-play goal to snap a tie midway through the second period and Scott Clemmensen turned aside 25 shots. Roberto Luongo finished with 20 saves. Alain Vigneault is off the hook for the All-Star Game coaching duties.

GAME 43: These Aren’t Your Father’s Panthers

Canucks vs. Panthers

Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Monday Vancouver Canucks vs. Florida Panthers matchup preview. 4:30 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. LW Mike Duco has been recalled from the Wolves. He will draw in on the 4th line with Manny Malhotra and Dale Weise. Andrew Ebbett had surgery today for his broken collar bone. Lots of EX-Canucks on the Panthers.

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.

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