Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Chris Higgins’ return to the lineup on Wednesday woke up the Canucks. Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin square off against #1 most easily intimidated player Phil Kessel in a battle of the bully victims Saturday at Rogers Arena. Toronto native Chris Tanev will play Saturday night.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall gives the win to Vancouver but it won’t come easy because these Toronto Maple Leafs have crunchulence. How will Chris Tanev assist the Canucks on D? Will it be Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul showing up for the Leafs? Or will it be Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin who bust the slump for Vancouver. Look for Roberto Luongo to get the start as well.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. When Phil Kessel scored with a couple minutes remaining, it looked like this game still had some legs. Enter Jannik Hansen, but don’t blink or you’ll miss him. Roberto Luongo made sure Jim Hughson had a great game to call on HNIC.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 32 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs. A 5-3 Vancouver win. Alex Burrows and Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin again had standout games for the road team on Saturday night. The 3 stars were Burrows, Chris Higgins, and Tyler Bozak. Roberto Luongo got the win for the Canucks.
It’s 2011 Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (West vs. East) smack talk time. Next up is the Maple Leafs, and Richard has 5 reasons he can’t stand their hockey team. Did you know since the Canucks entered the league, neither have won the cup. Ex-Canucks GM Brian Burke and his golden boy Phil Kessel hope to change that. Ryan Kesler, and Roberto Luongo stand in their way.