NWSB Insider and Managing Editor “Q” weighs in with yet another post on Pavel Bure. The iconic Canucks legend who deserves to have his jersey retired by the Nucks organization. Bure played for 12 seasons in the NHL with the Canucks, Florida Panthers and New York Rangers. He played his first game for the us on November 5, 1991. Owner Francesco Aquilini brought Bure back to Vancouver this week. Vancouver let him know they appreciated him still.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ blogger Richard Hodges is back to give you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Vancouver’s win over the Edmonton Oilers. Richard points out that the power play is still a struggle for the Canucks. On the bright side, Cory Schneider is shutting teams out, making the battle for starting netminder an interesting one. Oh yeah, Zach Kassian finally scored – his first since January!
Richard Hodges previews the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks April 4th matchup. Richard says the Canucks addressed their biggest need and there’s no reason to believe this team isn’t better than last week. Derek Roy gives this line-up some scary flexibility. You can bitch about the lack of depth moves until you’re blue in the face, but the Roy acquisition is significant. Yes Roberto Luongo hates his contract, its his birthday today, Cory Schneider is in net. Deal with it.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Sunday night in a shootout to the Edmonton Oilers. Internally, I can’t imagine this weekend changed anything for the Canucks’ long-term goaltending plans. Publically, however, it’s open season on the Roberto Luongo vs. Cory Schneider conversation.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 82 matchup between the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks. He scored a beauty on Saturday night. David Booth was named the Canucks’ most exciting player previous to Saturday’s action against the Oilers. Roberto Luongo responded to his critics with a calm and confident performance.
Did you miss the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks Saturday night? Great game for Van-City. A 3-0 win at home to clinch the Presidents Cup trophy for the second year in a row. They now play the LA Kings in the first round on Wednesday. Henrik Sedin ended a 22-game goal drought by scoring with 4:13 left in the second period, Roberto Luongo made 17 saves for a shutout.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Saturday night over the Edmonton Oilers. It was overshadowed by the Presidents’ Trophy, but Roberto Luongo picked up his fifth shutout of the year and 60th of his career in an admittedly quiet night for the Oilers offensively. David Booth had a number o glorious chances as he used his speed.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 49 matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks. Cody Hodgson has one of his most forgettable games of the season Tuesday against Edmonton but should have his confidence back to professional levels after a week of All-Star festivities. Henrik Sedin & Daniel Sedin had the puck on a string all night.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 36 matchup between the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks. A 5-3 Vancouver win. Light-scoring forward Andrew Ebbett had a pair of goals, Daniel Sedin, Alex Burrows, and Ryan Kesler also scored for Vancouver. Roberto Luongo grabbed the win on Monday night.
Did you miss the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks game Monday night from Rogers Arena? We’ve got the highlights for you. A nice 5-3 Vancouver win. Canucks Andrew Ebbett made the most of a move up the depth chart. He scored twice in the first period to lead Vancouver. Daniel Sedin also scored in an opening period, Vancouver wasted little time getting ahead. Roberto Luongo got the win.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. Jordan Eberle and Ryan Smyth had second-period power-play goals but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Canucks behind Andrew Ebbett’s 2 goals in the first period. As the Canucks opened up a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges points out there have been few rivalries in the NHL over the past few years that can compete with the bad blood brewed between the Vancouver Canucks and their most hated opponents. The Bruins vs. Canucks and Milan Lucic and Ryan Kesler is a matchup he wants to see more often.