Canucks Gameday: What Vancouver needs to do to win vs. Blackhawks

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching for and delivers his winning game-day tips for the Blackhawks vs. Canucks game tonight. He says in order to win, the Canucks need to remember that there’s a time and place for everything and that this may not be the time to seek so called “vigilantly” justice. The defense in front of Roberto Luongo will have to be sharp tonight as well.

Canucks Gameday: What Vancouver needs to do to win vs. Avs

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching for and delivers his winning game-day tips for the Avalanche vs. Canucks game tonight. He expects the special teams to get running, to win the defensive battles and for Van City to score early and often. Jason Garrison hasn’t been able to hit the net, Alex Edler has struggled periodically. They must be better tonight. “Bring their A Games!”

Memo to Gillis & Vigneault…Get on the same page regarding Cory Schneider!

Gillis & Vigneault

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “the Flying V” Vanstone tells us the Nucks have a bunch of question marks when it comes to Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider. Schneider failed to deliver the opening night performance general manager Mike Gillis was hoping for as he attempts to deal away Vancouver’s more expensive goaltender.

Reasons this Canadian Canucks fan is glad the NHL is back

I bet the Sedins to a bit of celebrating tonight against the Oilers.

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “the Flying V” Vanstone weighs in with why he’s happy the 2013 NHL lockout is finally over. He says the tribulations of the latest labour dispute produced wonderful cultural explosions among hockey fans like #AssMode, @NHLPodium, and #DregerFace, but after a bitter winter without hockey fans had begun to feel hardcore hockey withdrawal. What will Mike Gillis do with Roberto Luongo?

Lockout Blues? Canucks fans remember Pavel Bure a happier time

Pavel Bure

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “the Flying V” Vanstone weighs in with another lockout post today. He points out this week was a reminder of a happier time for Canucks fans who remember the Russian Rocket’s blistering combination of speed and skill. There were harsh ups and downs during Pavel Bure’s career with the Canucks, but the talent evident in every highlight pack he stars in is undeniable.

Another NHL lockout? We don’t need no stinkin’ lockout!

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck points weighs in today on a possible NHL lock out coming up in 2012, plus how it effects the Vancouver Canucks. From today there are 37 days until an agreement has to be reached. Remember seven years ago when people thought there would be multiple 11th hour deals before the season and during the lost portions of the season?

The Canucks Roberto Luongo tells CFOX … “It’s time to move on!”

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NWSB Rookie Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck weighs in today on the latest Canucks news coming out. An interview by Robert Luongo was given today on CFOX radio in Vancouver. Did we learn some juicy details about Luongo or what? His biggest line, At the end of the day I think it’s time to move on, and I’m ok with that. Mitch says Lu will be damn hard to replace.

BC boys I would love to see on the Vancouver Canucks

Homegrown Canucks Shea Weber

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with on British Columbia born hockey players he’d love to see in a Vancouver Canucks uniform one day. It will probably never happen for any of them but its fine to think about it isn’t it? Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jamie Benn, Shea Weber, Milan Lucic, and Evander Kane all make the list.

Future is bright! Chris Tanev buoys the Vancouver Canucks blue line

Chris Tanev

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with on the emergence of young defenseman Chris Tanev. He points out his stats are meagre on the offensive end with only two assists in 18 games but Tanev’s game is one where he needs to be watched daily to truly appreciate the sense of calm, thoughtfulness, and perception he brings to his positional play.

Five reasons Cory Schneider is more patriotic than the Bruins Tim Thomas

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USA President Barak Obama has never been to a Washington Capitals game, or a Chicago Blackhawks game, and judging by the Boston Bruins visit, he had clearly had no idea who any of them were. Yet Tim Thomas found the need to not show up at the White House. The Vancouver Canucks Cory Schneider had some choice words for the Bruins netminder.

Canucks secure the most players from the West in 2012 NHL All-Star Game

2012 NHL All Star Game

Vancouver Canucks blogger Carolyn Smith reports on the twins Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin, who have led the team to the best record in the Western Conference, and headline the list of players added to the pool for the All-Star Game set for later this month in Ottawa. Alex Edler, and Cody Hodgson will also be attending their first all star games…

Tsk Tsk! Are Vancouverites wrapped up in the Canucks Cult?

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The Grey Cup is coming to Vancouver, and there’s no fanfare. Steve Lee is up in arms. Face it Vancouverites, despite the successes of the Lions, Canadians and at some point hopefully the Whitecaps, the sports circus in the Lower Mainland is nothing but a one trick pony, the Vancouver Canucks.