State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | January 12th

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin, Alex Edler, and Cody Hodgson make the 2012 NHL All Star Game. Sami Salo is out with a concussion after a brutal hit by Boston Bruins cheap shot artist Brad Marchand, the Canucks prevailed 4-3 in a brutal game against the Bruins that featured a first period brawl.

Vancouver Canucks vs. Lightning Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Canucks Cleavage

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday morning. The former Blackhawk Brian Campbell was a thorn in the side of Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin all night. With Andrew Ebbett out with his broken collarbone, the depth chart spinner landed in Mike Duco to make his debut with the Canucks

Rational and Irrational Anger: Riley’s Canucks Rants and Raves

Cody Hodgson

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. What makes him angry about the Canucks and NHL this week? People who want to trade Cody Hodgson and Cory Schneider. The Brad Marchand hit on Sami Salo. Riley could write a whole rant just on him alone, and the letdown after the Boston Bruins win.

Vancouver Canucks Mid Season Player Grades

Kevin Bieksa

After 43 games the Vancouver Canucks the Vancouver Canucks have continued to solidify their excellent form, leaving their mediocre start as an increasingly distant memory. Henrik Sedin’s production remains superb. Dan Hamhuis ruled the roost a few weeks back, but Kevin Bieksa has been in the form of his life since then. Daniel Sedin holds serve with his top five league wide place in scoring.

Brendan Shanahan suspends Bruins’ Marchand for 5 games

Marchand Salo

Vancouver Canucks blogger Carolyn Smith tells us a video explanation released by Brendan Shanahan outlines that this play was not considered instinctive or reactionary in defense, and that Brad Marchand had the decision to deliver a shoulder-to-shoulder hit and chose not to on Sami Salo.

Canucks Mike Gillis needs to put out a bounty on Brad Marchand

Mike Gillis

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges points out theres five very good reasons for the Canucks to want to see revenge on Marchand. As important as Sami Salo’s reputation is in this whole thing, it’s important to remember too that Brad Marchand isn’t some innocent choir boy on his way home from School. Brandon Shanahan explains in the ever so helpful and ever so on-point NHL video

GAME 43: These Aren’t Your Father’s Panthers

Canucks vs. Panthers

Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Monday Vancouver Canucks vs. Florida Panthers matchup preview. 4:30 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. LW Mike Duco has been recalled from the Wolves. He will draw in on the 4th line with Manny Malhotra and Dale Weise. Andrew Ebbett had surgery today for his broken collar bone. Lots of EX-Canucks on the Panthers.

Vancouver Canucks vs. Bruins Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Kings vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday morning. Brad Marchand earned a clipping major and a game misconduct for a low hit on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo. David Krejci scored early in the third for Boston. Cody Hodgson scored the game winner. Cory Schneider got the win.

Flying V’s Hat Trick: Canucks Best Bruins in Brutal Cup Final Rematch

Canucks vs. Bruins

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 42 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins. Vancouver scored four times in 11 tries with the man advantage, including a Cody Hodgson game-winner just 1:09 into the third period, in support of a Cory Schneider solid goaltending performance in a 4-3 win at TD Garden.

Hey Vancouver! Do you like Italians or Redheads more?

Roberto Luongo

Vancouver Canucks blogger weighs in with his update #2 on the goaltending situation in Van-City. These are two guys who shared the Jennings Trophy last year only because Robert Luongo made sure Cory Schneider got his 25 starts. The Canucks didn’t get where they are today by making rash decisions and rocking the boat. The reality of the situation is simple when you put down the NHL12 controller.

Vancouver Canucks Chris Higgins’ Unplanned Hand Injury

Chris Higgins Hand Injury

Chris Higgin’s next five injuries as predicted by one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers Richard Hodges. Chris Higgins wasn’t flying to San Jose with the team because of a mysterious hand infection. What does this all mean? Luckily, Richard specialises in speculative medicine and can predict Chris Higgins’ next five injuries.

Red Wings vs. Canucks Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Canucks Babes

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Detroit Red Wings. Mike Gillis has made no secret that he hopes to emulate the Red Wings model and really the only thing separating these two franchises right now is the minor detail of Cup wins. Wednesday Alex Burrows, Roberto Luongo, Cody Hodgson and Jannick Hansen had huge games.

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