Gameday skate: Canucks host Penguins as Crosby and co. come to town

NWSB Insider and Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone weighs in today on the Vancouver Canucks host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the return of the golden boy to Rogers Arena. Kevin says both Henrik Sedin and Zack Kassian were banged-up in Sunday’s game against the Ducks it appears Dale Weise and David Booth will sit in lieu of Archibald tonight.

Dave B’s Penguins vs. Canucks Betting Preview – Oct. 6

Looking for a Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Vancouver Canucks Thursday night matchup? We’ve got your back. The Canucks are -150 favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. Its NHL predictions time. For the Pens – Evgeni Malkin is healthy, Ryan Kesler and Mayson Raymond will be out for Vancouver.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | October 6th

Yes, Ryan Kesler may be injured and out of the Canucks’ starting lineup, but Kevin V. our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The October 6th, 2011 edition. Wednesday night the Canucks host the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday at Rogers Arena in a fitting start to the regular season.

Can The Vancouver Canucks Learn From Crosby and Championship Penguins?

Vancouver Canucks writer Kevin V points out as much as Canucks GM Mike Gillis has attempted to build a consistent hockey club, injuries to Ryan Kesler and Mason Raymond could cost the Canucks a few points early in the season. So how does a team return to capture Lord Stanley’s Mug after coming oh-so-close the season previous? Look at the Pittsburgh Penguins and Sidney Crosby for starters.

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