NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone tells us Saturday’s five things to look out for.The Vancouver Canucks play their first afternoon game of the season Saturday opposite Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. While Roberto Luongo will be carrying a shutout into Saturday’s game against the Penguins he and the Canucks are well aware that Thursday’s victory over the Sabres will be nothing compared Saturday morning.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “the Flying V” Vanstone weighs in with another lockout post today. He points out this week was a reminder of a happier time for Canucks fans who remember the Russian Rocket’s blistering combination of speed and skill. There were harsh ups and downs during Pavel Bure’s career with the Canucks, but the talent evident in every highlight pack he stars in is undeniable.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Wednesday night OT to the Chicago Blackhawks. Nevermind the elbow, or the suspension, or Duncan Keith acting like a choirboy, the lasting impact from this game will be the Daniel Sedin concussion effects.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall takes on the role of tour guide in Detroit as the Canucks prepare to try and stop the streak the Detroit Red Wings have going. Will Ryan Kesler invite everyone to his home in Livonia? What connection do Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin have with the Henry Ford Museum? Are there some good eats to be found for Dale Weise to critique?
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? Where does he begin. Keith Ballard. Mike Gillis must trade him NOW. The 2012 NHL All Star game is frustrating as all heck to watch. The Sidney Crosby injury saga. The list goes on.
Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week, things that bother him about the Canucks, Roberto Luongo, Cory Schneider and the goaltending convtroversy, Aaron Volpatti and David Booth injuries, The NBA, namely the Chris Paul and the LA Lakers, and Sidney Crosby, his Elbow, and the reaction.
The NHL gave out its weekly stars awards this week. On the list Vancouver Canucks backup netminder Cory Schneider. Now he’s the first to say personal awards and achievements don’t matter to him. Only wins matter he’d say. His overall record is now 6-4-0 with a 2.02 GAA, .931 Save% in 12 appearances.
Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week, things that bother him about the Canucks, namely Ryan Kesler. Plus his take on the Talk of another potential lockout. Just thinking about this brings his blood pressure to dangerous levels.
Vancouver Canucks writer Kevin V points out as much as Canucks GM Mike Gillis has attempted to build a consistent hockey club, injuries to Ryan Kesler and Mason Raymond could cost the Canucks a few points early in the season. So how does a team return to capture Lord Stanley’s Mug after coming oh-so-close the season previous? Look at the Pittsburgh Penguins and Sidney Crosby for starters.