Richard Hodges previews the Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks Feb 12 matchup. Richard points out the Canucks Henrik Sedin will have a lot of eyes on him tonight as the captain is just one point behind Markus Naslund for all-time franchise leader in points. The Canucks have scored four goals in each of their last two games after doing so once in their first nine contests.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching for and delivers his winning gameday tips for the Canucks vs. Flames game tonight. He says in order to win, the Canucks and the Twins will need to have a big game tonight. Controlling the play down low in Calgary’s zone, coming to life on the power play and overall just working that wonderful Henrik Sedin & Daniel Sedin magic.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Thursday night over the Wild. Richard says for everyone using the most recent game to stir the goaltending pot, you should probably stop. The Canucks are in no hurry to solve this issue. Cory Schneider & Roberto Luongo are the real deal, and playing great.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching for and delivers his winning gameday tips for the Canucks vs. Wild game tonight. He says in order to win, the Canucks need to remember that the Minnesota are still an NHL team and should not be looked down upon just because they are considered to be not as good as some of the other teams Vancouver has faced.
Richard Hodges previews the Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild Feb 7 matchup. Richard points out the Canucks are stil without the ambiguously Americam duo of Ryan Kesler and David Booth. He also says Roberto Luongo’s record in Minnesota is not good. 3-9-1, 3.56 GAA, .873 save pct. He’s been pulled three times and hasn’t played in the building since 2010. Prediction. 3-2 Wild in a slogging heartbreaker.
NWSB Blogger Dave B. checks in this time with a Northwest Athlete Profile on Minnesota Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner. After minor hockey, Stoner played Junior B for the Campbell River Storm and eventually graduated to Junior A where he played for another Vancouver Island team, the Powell River Kings. Stoner scored his first NHL goal on January 4, 2011.
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Richard Hodges gives his take on what was to love, but mostly hate about the Vancouver Canucks Monday night tilt with the Minnesota Wild. Are the Canucks injured? Maybe they need Dr. Mark Recchi to solve their problems. Bad night had by all. Cory Schneider took the loss making Roberto Luongo look like a star again.
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Richard Hodges breaks it down harder than MC Hammer in his take on who scares the Canucks the most in the Northwest Division. While the Calgary Flames are pressing for a 2012 Playoff Spot, is what they really have to look forward to a promising younf European prospect? How about the Colorado Avalanche or the Minnesota Wild? Richard has the Edmonton Oilers as the front runner for taking down the Canucks in the future.
NWSB Insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Willie Mitchell was born April 1977 in Port McNeill, British Columbia. The stay at home d-man has been around the NHL, starting with the New Jersey Devils. Read on as Dave tells you about Willie’s journal all the way from Vancouver Island to Los Angeles, California.
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.
NWSB insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Colton Gillies has hockey in his blood after his uncle Clark Gillies made the family proud by being voted into the NHL Hall of Fame. Gillies started off on the inept Saskatoon Blades but showed enough promise for the Minnesota Wild to call him in. Since then, he has joined the Columbus Blue Jackets in Ohio.
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.