NWSB insider and Vancouver Canucks hockey blogger Richard Hodges gives us his top 5 fearless predictions for the 2012 Vancouver Canucks hockey team. (The Lockout edition) It will be a tougher division but if the Canucks don’t finish on top the wounds will be probably be self-inflicted rather than from a burgeoning rival. How is the center depth? Manny Malhotra, Henrik Sedin and Ryan Kesler enough? Richard says no.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with his top 5 matchups to watch out for this NHL season for the Canucks. The 2012 NHL schedule came out today. The NHL draft is tomorrow. It won’t be long now till October is here right?! Richard predicts the Canucks will be back as Stanley Cup contenders once again, games versus Boston and Milan Lucic will be fun.
NWSB Managing editor and Vancouver Canucks writer “Q” tells us the complete Canucks team schedule and 2012 Matchups. The NHL Season is over, the awards have been given out, the NHL draft is right around the corner. Does the NHL season really stop? You can even head to your favorite sportsbook and find NHL Futures odds out there. Who will Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin circle on their calender? Chicago Blackhawks November 15th?
NWSB Managing Editor Q details the news coming out of Seattle Washington today on the press conference held today by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen. We learned about the other investors are involved in this deal, and we know what the pulse of the City council is. Is the NBA and NHL on the way to Seattle?
Seattle Washington blogger Clinton Bell tells us to all keep our fingers crossed, and mark your calendars for March 1st. There will be green and gold in Seattle once again! Christopher Hanson, a San Francisco businessman and Seattle native, has recently purchased a lot just south of Safeco Field in Seattle. Plans are to build an arena to attract a NBA franchise and NHL franchise to the city of Seattle.
NWSB insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile, following Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Nugent-Hopkins rose quickly through the ranks after graduating from Burnaby Secondary School. He became the BC Minor Hockey Player of the Year and quickly got his calling to the big leagues, the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL. He has already made an impact in the NHL, winning rookie of the month honors his first 2 months in the NHL.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. NHL Hockey pro Brendan Morrison. His best stop as a pro was with the Canucks and formed what many people considered the NHL’s premiere line with Markus Naslund and Todd Bertuzzi…