State of the Canucks – Weekly notebook | February 3rd

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The Canucks recently announced a partnership with The Fan Zoo, a Vancouver-based sports memorabilia company. With former teammate Rick Rypien in mind close friend Kevin Bieksa was particularly involved in the creation of Mindcheck.ca. Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Alex Edler and Cody Hodgson are at the All star game.

Vancouver Whitecaps Pre-Season Round-up (Jan. 31)

Davide Chiumiento

Have you come to NWSB looking for 2012 Vancouver Whitecaps training camp information? You’ve come to the right place. Starting today, we will be checking in regularly to assess the progress of players, position battles, and other tidbits of news as it develops. NWSportsbeat.com strives to be your number one Whitecaps MLS Blog.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | January 26th

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The Canucks recently announced a partnership with The Fan Zoo, a Vancouver-based sports memorabilia company. With former teammate Rick Rypien in mind close friend Kevin Bieksa was particularly involved in the creation of Mindcheck.ca. Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Alex Edler and Cody Hodgson are at the All star game.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | January 19th

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Roberto Luongo is clearly capable of stealing points for his team here and there. David Booth returned to action Sunday against Anaheim but did little to inspire his team in a disappointing 4-2 loss to the Ducks. Sami Salo is progressing steadily under the NHL’s concussion protocol. Chris Tanev got called up this week.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | January 12th

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin, Alex Edler, and Cody Hodgson make the 2012 NHL All Star Game. Sami Salo is out with a concussion after a brutal hit by Boston Bruins cheap shot artist Brad Marchand, the Canucks prevailed 4-3 in a brutal game against the Bruins that featured a first period brawl.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | January 5th

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin have been especially strong over the past several games, Roberto Luongo could start Saturday in Boston. Forward Byron Bitz was waived by the Vancouver Canucks earlier this week in order for him to be sent down to the Chicago Wolves The radio shows have had lots to talk about this week.

Mariners Welcome Back George: Theres an Old Sheriff in Town…

George Sherrill

Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports a deal that had been all but done for a week, the Mariners made it official today, announcing the signing of left-handed reliever George Sherrill to a 2012 contract. In four seasons with the Mariners, he combined for a 3.65 ERA in 195 appearances, made 73 appearances in 2007, tied for fourth-most in club history, and 72 in 2006.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | December 23

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Wednesday What a week. Controversy erupted Wednesday after Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall levelled Ryan Kesler with one of his signature body checks, causing Kesler to skate after Kronwall despite the presence of two referees between the two players. The radio shows have had lots to talk about this week.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | December 15

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Wednesday Head Coach Alain Vigneault and big talker Kevin Bieksa shot back at Dave Bolland, backing up Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin and their supreme talent. Cody Hodgson was hit hard by Nick Foligno in Saturday’s game against the Senators.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | December 8

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Roberto Luongo appears to be alright after taking a puck in the throat off the stick Gabriel Landeskog Tuesday. David Booth will miss four to six weeks after getting caught with a knee-on-knee hit. An MRI showed a labrum tear in Aaron Volpatti’s shoulder, he’s done for the year.

C-Mac Watching the Wave: Vancouver Whitecaps

Davide Chiumiento

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their first season of MLS soccer. This week he looks at the Whitecaps forwards. Their half million dollar flop in Mustapha Jarju was untouched in the expansion draft and Camilo Sanvezzo came in clutch for the inaugural Whitecaps season.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | November 24

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Head Coach Alain Vigneault got his 247th career victory as the Canucks’ bench boss this week. Roberto Luongo is ready to return from an apparent groin injury, and we also provide information on the Canucks Family Ticket packages.