Oregon Ducks Poing Guard Garrett Sim under the spotlight

Garrett Sim

NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas brings us a good piece on point guard Garret Sim who is under the spotlight for the Ducks. In his four years in Eugene, Sim has witnessed the transition of the program that few others have ever experienced. Most importantly, the point guard has led his Ducks and validated the trust the former Blue Jays coach put in him from the first day he arrived in Eugene.

Let’s get to know: Oregon St. hoops star Jared Cunningham in the spotlight

Jared Cunningham

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers blogger Rick Stella brings us a good piece on the Beavers today. Jared Cunningham is under the spotlight for the Beavs. Jared’s school record for steals by a sophomore saw him eclipsing, who else, Gary Payton by 13 steals. Payton, in the ’87-88 season, thieved 72 balls, whereas Cunningham swiped 85, linking him with the “next Gary Payton” moniker.

The “Juice”: Vancouver Canucks Kevin Bieksa in the spotlight

Kevin Bieksa

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Kevin Bieksa is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Currently sitting in a scoring funk since the turn of the year, with only one goal since the Canucks New Years Eve tilt against the LA Kings, Bieksa pocketed a pair of goals during the Canucks back to back weekend.

Giver + Receiver: Vancouver Canucks David Booth under the spotlight

David Booth

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. David Booth is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Teaming up for goals in five of the last nine games, it looks like Booth and the AmEx line has finally started to pay dividends for the Canucks. In hindsight, maybe the month off served Booth and the Canucks well.

Staph Man: Vancouver Canucks Chris Higgins Under The Spotlight

Christopher Higgins

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Chris Higgins is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Today, the spotlight shines on Chris Higgins. With Mason Raymond’s healthy return from his playoff back injury and David Booth currently on the injured list with a wonky MCL, the chances of the AmEx line with Ryan Kesler on the backburner.

Love To Hate: Vancouver Canucks Alex Burrows under the spotlight

Alex Burrows

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Alex Burrows is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Although Burrows failed to net a regulation point, he was one of the three shooters sent out by Alain Vigneault to grab the extra point, proving that the bench boss had faith in the left winger.

The Last Line: Vancouver Canucks Roberto Luongo under the spotlight

Roberto Luongo

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Roberto Luongo is under the spotlight for the Canucks. With the opportunity to regain his hold on the goaltenders spot following Cory Schneider’s rough start against Nashville on December 1st, Luongo has posted an impressive 5-1 record.

The Captain: Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin under the spotlight

Henrik Sedin

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Henrik Sedin is under the spotlight for the Canucks, and its noted the opposition will start clamping down on linemates Daniel Sedin, Alex Burrows, Jannik Hansen eventually and if Henrik could bump up his scoring to 25-30 goals per season, the Canucks could become more dangerous.

The Rookie: Richard Sherman Under The Seahawks Spotlight

Richard Sherman

Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. Richard Sherman is under the spotlight for the Seahawk, Richard started the season as a special teams contributor but season ending injuries to starting cornerback Marcus Trufant and backup corner Walt Thurmond thrust Sherman into the starting role.

Canucks acquisition David Booth makes an impact on the second line

David Booth

Earlier in the year C-mac speculated the Vancouver Canucks David Booth would be an upgrade on the second forward line over the injured Mason Raymond. Now that Raymond has returned, Booth’s productive play has dropped him down to the lower line rotations, but this could prove to be very valuable for the lightning fast winger.

The Rookie: Vancouver Canucks Cody Hodgson under the spotlight

Cody Hodgson

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Cody Hodgson is under the spotlight for the Canucks, who right now is playing well enough to hold down his spot as the middle man on the third line on the Canucks. Hodgson is miles behind many of his draft class mates.

Putting Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler under the spotlight

Ryan Kesler

Steve Lee brings us his weekly Canuck in the spotlight. A great column on the Vancouver Canucks. Ryan Kesler is under the spotlight for the Canucks, who points out that Kesler on a line with David Booth and Alexandre Burrows, is sandwiched between players with a similar style, that’s a good thing.

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