The Balancing Act as Super Bowl Champions

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NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke previews some of the many tough decisions ahead for the Seattle Seahawks, and preaches balance in this piece. The future of Seattle’s free agents are looked at in depth. With the Zach Miller quandary, Pete Carroll finds himself in another ideological catch-22. Golden Tate, Michael Bennett and Breno Giacomini highlight the list of Seahawks set to hit unrestricted free agency.

@Strombone1: Where Canucks goalie controversy and twitter controversy collide

Roberto Luongo?

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer The Flying V has returned to weigh in on the Roberto Luongo twitter controversy. Guess what the Canucks have officially lost to the eventual Stanley Cup Champions. Again. So, whether Luongo himself runs the infamous account, or another Canuck has jokingly taken up his online persona, one NHL team seems destined to become distracted by the infamous Strombone.

The Flying V: Chris Higgins…at least he played decent this year

Christopher Higgins

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer The Flying V has returned to…writing? The Rock would be proud. Part 2 of Kev’s Well…at least he played decent this year series. This time, the top 5 reasons why Vancouver Canucks fans should be optimistic about the future of Chris Higgins with the Canucks. Higgins managed 18 goals and 25 assists through 71 games.

Golfing season is here. Vancouver Canucks off-season tradewinds Version 1.0

Mason Raymond

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with his thoughts on the 2012 Canucks off-season and possible trade scenarios in his Canucks tradewinds article Version 1.0. 2009 first-round pick Jordan Schroeder is going to get a heavy look in training camp. time to break up with Mason Raymond. Cory Schneider is worth more in a trade. Sign Jason Garrison as soon as possible.

Thomas Demarco? Don’t let this BC Lions signing go unnoticed!

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NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil “The bartender” Slater isn’t suggesting that backup QB Thomas DeMarco could usurp Travis Lulay as starter for the Lions this season but watch out for him in the future. A vet of Old Dominion, DeMarco brings a lot to the table, inclucling more importantly, a small college resume. The CFL proves year in and year out: it’s not where you come from, it’s how you play…

Bartender’s Vancouver Canucks ultimate off-season trade scenario

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The bartender dips into the world of the Vancouver Canucks for a change and makes an often bold statement. I can’t tell you what is is because then you wouldn’t read the article but trust us, it’s a good one. Hint: It does involve Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider. This bold move would seemingly leave something empty, except for the fact that they have one of the finest of *these* in the AHL.

The Flying V: Jannik Hansen…at least he played decent this year

Jannik Hansen

The wait has been arduous but FINALLY, The Flying V has returned to…writing? The Rock would be proud. Part 1 of Kev’s Well…at least he played decent this year series. This time, the top 5 reasons why Vancouver Canucks fans should be optimistic about the future of Jannik Hansen with the Canucks. He’s the honey badger, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t care.

Three things Ryan Kesler needs to show for the Vancouver Canucks in 2012

Ryan Kesler Vancouver Canucks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Senior Writer C-Mac tells us the three things Ryan Kesler must do to improve for the Vancouver Canucks in 2012. Work with linemates to develop the chemistry needed to off load the Twins’ burden. Bring back that fun loving personality that helped keep the team loose. Get well, but take the time to do it right for starters. Let’s hope for a good off-season for #17.

Vancouver Canucks Roberto Luongo is a future Ring of Honouree

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With Roberto Luongo seemingly headed out of town and across the continent one way or another, Josh Hall tells us why Bobby Lu deserves to be a future inductee into the Ring of Honour. The Vancouver Canucks won’t be the same without him which is indeed why he deserves said honour. Luongo and Kirk McLean along with Richard Brodeur are the only goalies in franchise history to play over 20,000 minutes.

Can the Canucks Alex Edler ever be a number one defenseman?

Can he be a #1 D-Man? (Photo - Jeff Vinnick/NHL/Getty Images)

C-Mac asks a tough question; one of many to come this off-season for the Vancouver Canucks. Has Alex Edler reached a tipping point in his career? How much time does he have to turn things around, if any at all? How does he fit into the Canucks D-Core going forward? C-Mac is not talking about landing millions of dollars in an unexpected lottery jackpot, or scoring a date with Sofia Vergara.

All about the Bordens: Travis Lulay signs contract extension

Travis Lulay

NWSB Insider and B.C. Lions Blogger Steve Lee sums up the contract extension given to Grey Cup MVP Travis Lulay and explains what he means to the team going forward. Could Travis had made it in the NFL? Well, Casey Printers sure didn’t. Geroy Simon, Arland Bruce and Korey Banks will all catch balls from Lulay in 2012. Should be fun.

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