NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us Thursday’s things to look out for in the San Jose Sharks vs. Canucks matchup.One week ago the Canucks broke the San Jose Sharks’ unbeaten streak at home in one of Vancouver’s best games of the season, and tonight the Sharks have a chance at revenge with another meeting at Rogers Arena. Roberto Luongo was lit up for five goals Saturday night in Los Angeles, he starts tonight.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us tonights five things to look out for during tonight’s early season rematch between the San Jose Sharks and the Vancouver Canucks. Dan Hamhuis has caught the ire of many Canucks critics to start the season, but if you’re a fan of the fancy stats you know Hamhuis is consistently one of the team’s best skaters. Slow and steady wins the race has traditionally been Roberto Luongo’s modus operandi…
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Andrew Deutschmann provides his tips for how Van City goalie can come away with a win tonight vs. the Sharks in Game 2. Roberto Luongo is set start again in Game 2 and coach Alain Vigneault said today that Schneider may not make the trip to San Jose for Game 3. And odds are, if those risks don’t pan out, you can bet #1 will bail you out at the other end.
NWSB Playoffs Gambling insider Dave B previews the San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks game Wednesday night. His headline: Let’s Not Repeat History. The San Jose Sharks, who went just 8-14-2 on the road during the regular season, played just about the perfect road game Wednesday night and subsequently became the only road team thus far to record a win in the playoffs.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ blogger Richard Hodges is back to give you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Vancouver’s loss to the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of Round 1. He asks Is it puck luck that demands the Canucks need be perfect to score but opponents can score with any half chance? Multiple times in this game Daniel Sedin had a perfect opportunity to shoot the puck and either hesitated or passed off. Roberto Luongo was not the problem.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Andrew Deutschmann provides his tips for how Van City can beat the San Jose Sharks in Round 1 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He says the Nucks must stay healthy. This may be the most important area. Hopefully, with the shortened season, less players will be banged up during the playoffs, but injuries are pretty much inevitable. Just look at Ryan Kesler in 2011. Stay healthy Cory Schneider.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s following with regards to the Round 1 Stanley Cup playoffs clash between the San Jose Sharks and our Canucks. Mitch says
in order for Vancouver to take this series, and he thinks they will, it will take four complete games, no relying on anything other than outplaying their opponent. And Cory Schneider must lead by example.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac weighs in on the overachievers and underachievers in Van City for the end of the 2012/13 regular season. Jason Garrison was on the underachiever side of this list at the quarter season mark, but he made a superb turnaround. Alex Edler is the single most disappointing player that the Canucks have had to endure this season. David Booth could well be the victim of Vancouver’s buyout amnesty.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Whitecaps. It was a full house at BC Place against LA with the visit of the big stars, and this game could well be another barnburner. Kenny Miller is certain to make an appearance tonight, but whether it will be as a sub or starter is still a little up in the air.
Did you miss the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps matchup? NWSB Insider and Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us this was the Whitecaps 4th overall victory in a row, 3rd in MLS League Play. Gershon Koffie was the man of the match while Eric Hassli seems to have activated beast mode this past week. He provided the late drama that secured the 2-1 victory.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Saturday over the San Jose Sharks. Keith Ballard apparently fancies himself a fighter, Ryan Kesler is being labelled as a NON-passer. It isn’t helping the powerplay that Henrik Sedin & Daniel Sedin have all but disappeared too as of late. Cody Hodgson is on FIRE.
Did you miss the San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks game Saturday afternoon? I’ll bet a lot of people did. A 1:00pm game? Cody Hodgson scored twice and capped a stretch of three goals in 92 seconds with the game-winner in the third period as the Canucks edged the visiting Sharks, 4-3. Ryan Kesler had snapped the 2-2 deadlock. We’ve got the highlights for you.