Northwest NHL stars fantasy prognostications

NWSB Insider and NHL hockey writer at the NWSB Steve Lee weighs in with his hockey pool predictions for the 2013 season for our northwest hockey stars. The Hockey writers at NWSB will be bringing you a series of posts on hockey pool tips to help you win your 2013 hockey pool. After missing nearly four months of on ice action, the NHL owners and the NHLPA finally figured out how to fairly divide their annual financial intake.

Top B.C. sports icons, past, present and future Ver 3.0

NWSB Insider and northwest sports fan Steve Lee tells us today about icons in the great northwest. Sports icons to be exact. IN version 3 today he talks about the British Columbia sports icons. Icon – a person or thing regarded as a symbol of a belief, nation, community, or cultural movement. Robert Sacre, Brett Lawrie, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Cory Schneider, and Travis Lulay make Steve’s list.

BC boys I would love to see on the Vancouver Canucks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in with on British Columbia born hockey players he’d love to see in a Vancouver Canucks uniform one day. It will probably never happen for any of them but its fine to think about it isn’t it? Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jamie Benn, Shea Weber, Milan Lucic, and Evander Kane all make the list.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile, following Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Nugent-Hopkins rose quickly through the ranks after graduating from Burnaby Secondary School. He became the BC Minor Hockey Player of the Year and quickly got his calling to the big leagues, the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL. He has already made an impact in the NHL, winning rookie of the month honors his first 2 months in the NHL.

Oilers vs. Canucks Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

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.

Game 5 Wrap-Up: Canucks squeak by Oilers 4-3

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 5 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers’ young guns gave the Vancouver Canucks all they could handle, but in the end Sami Salo, Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin made the difference. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins who had a hat trick, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, and Magnus Paajarvi couldn’t keep up.

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