Healthy blue line, effective forward corps key for Canucks

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone is back today to ask could the Canucks surprise the Western Conference and make another lengthy run towards the Stanley Cup? If so, the reigning Northwest Division Champions may need a few favours from the Hockey Gods this time around. Youngster Frank Corrado will need to learn playoff hockey on the fly after playing well in his first three games at the NHL level.

Game 74 Canucks vs. Stars: They’ll be comin’ round the corner when they come

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NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Josh Hall believes the Dallas Stars will just be too much to handle Thursday night but he isn’t counting the Canucks out…completely. Read on to see the reasons Josh gives as the Canucks fly on from Illinois to Texas and continue their 4 game road trip.

Game 73 Canucks vs. Blackhawks: Windy City Rollin’

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NWSB Vancouver Canucks insider Josh Hall implores fans to be patient in the home stretch. It could be a grind or it could be a snoozefest. Is Ryan Kesler the key to the powerplay being successful? Can Alex Burrows assist in the exorcising of the demons once again versus the Chicago Blackhawks. We’re sure Patrick Kane will have something to say about that.

Game 72 Canucks vs. Wild: Land of 10,000 Lakes Calling

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NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Josh Hall breaks down the three most important Canucks qualms heading into Monday’s tilt against the Monnesota Wild. What is up with Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider? Is Alex Burrows angry? He should be. How about that Edler goal eh? Are the Canucks past their end of season slump?

Game 71 Blue Jackets vs. Canucks: Blowing Smoke

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NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall says the Canucks would be better served losing to the Columbus Blue Jackets. What reasons could he possibly give for this? Also, a fun little limerick about the Canucks and BJ’s since Saturday is St. Paddy’s Day. Read on oh loyal ones.

Game 70 Coyotes vs. Canucks: It’s desert dog day…

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NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges fills in for Josh Hall today and runs down the Canucks Wednesday night showdown against the Phoenix Coyotes. Does Daniel Sedin get a goal in this one? We think he does. Do Zack Kassian and Raffi Torres go after each other all night? Ryan Kesler is back. Along with David Booth and a re-energized Chris Higgins.

Game 69 Canadiens vs. Canucks: The real Canadians

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NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall runs down the Canucks Saturday night showdown against the Montreal Canadiens. Why is Alain Vigneault treating Kassian like Hodgson? Can Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin finally bump their slumps? It’s starting to get ridiculous now. How about the Goaltending duel? Can Carey Price overcome the far superior Roberto Luongo? Hit the link for awesomeness.

Sunday Links: Canucks Morning Java

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Josh weighs in with the daily Vancouver Canucks Java. NHL team news for the die hard Nucks fans. Gossip and articles captured on the web for Sunday. NWSportsBeat.com your source for all Vancouver Canucks hockey talk all the time, plus Canucks blog archives…

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