Northwest Athlete Profile: Chuck Kobasew

Chuck Kobadew, Colorado Avalanche

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Chuck Kobasew started his career at Boston College of American Collegiate Hockey. This was only before being named MVP of the Frozen Four Tournament and going on to play in the WHL with the Kelowna Rockets. He was eventually chosen by the Calgary Flames 14th overall in the NHL Draft and now calls Denver, Colorado home with the Avalanche of the NHL.

Sharks vs. Canucks Game 48: Dear Milk Hot Dogs, Welcome!

Canucks vs. Sharks

Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Satuday San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks matchup preview. 7:00 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. The Canucks haven’t been playing the best hockey of the 2011/12 season but there have been some exceptional performances from the likes of Roberto Luongo and Cody Hodgson. Joe Thornton and the Sharks visit Rogers Arena on Saturday night.

Vancouver Canucks Mid Season Player Grades

Kevin Bieksa

After 43 games the Vancouver Canucks the Vancouver Canucks have continued to solidify their excellent form, leaving their mediocre start as an increasingly distant memory. Henrik Sedin’s production remains superb. Dan Hamhuis ruled the roost a few weeks back, but Kevin Bieksa has been in the form of his life since then. Daniel Sedin holds serve with his top five league wide place in scoring.

Vancouver Canucks Quarter Season Player Grades

Cory Schneider

After 25 games the Vancouver Canucks have had a bumpy season by their recent standards. At 17-10-0-1, they are currently second in the Northwest division standings and looking to finish strong en route to a hopeful return to the 2012 Stanley Cup. Quarter season report card time. Daniel Sedin, Cody Hodgson, Jannik Hansen, Henrik Sedin, Sami Salo, Alex Edler, and Cory Schneider make the list.