NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger the Flying V weighs in with his pick for the NWSB Canucks goal of the week. With the Canucks cruising on a six-game win streak heading into Friday’s game against the Stars, all eyes were on Henrik Sedin as he approached the franchise points lead.
NWSB Managing Editor “Q” tells us this week in the NHL four or five days ago ESPN first broke the story about LA Kings forward Dustin Penner and his now famous PANCAKE injury. Alledgedly Penner and his weak back went out while “eating” pancakes. Moral of the story…He needs to stretch more come summer time I think. Were Canucks fans insensitive?
On Sunday night the Vancouver Canucks played host to the Anaheim Ducks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Rock n Roll royalty was in attendance as Gene Simmons, his wife Shannon Tweed had front row seats. Jannik Hansen, typically the one asked for his autograph, put the shoe on the other foot and approached Gene to sign his stick.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Carolyn Smith tells us a video explanation released by Brendan Shanahan outlines that this play was not considered instinctive or reactionary in defense, and that Brad Marchand had the decision to deliver a shoulder-to-shoulder hit and chose not to on Sami Salo.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges points out theres five very good reasons for the Canucks to want to see revenge on Marchand. As important as Sami Salo’s reputation is in this whole thing, it’s important to remember too that Brad Marchand isn’t some innocent choir boy on his way home from School. Brandon Shanahan explains in the ever so helpful and ever so on-point NHL video