Did you miss the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks game Saturday night? A 6-2 regulation time win by Van-City. The Canucks’ current run against the rest of the NHL is almost as impressive, a 9-0-3 stretch that has them back within two points of Detroit atop the Western Conference. Henrik Sedin & Daniel Sedin managed four points each. Alex Burrows scored two nice goals.
Did you miss the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks game Wednesday night? A 3-1 regulation time win by Van-City. Jannik Hansen snapped a tie with 6:29 remaining in the third period as host Vancouver improved to 13-0-2 in its last 15 meetings with Colorado. What a pass by Cody Hodgson to set it up. Nice game by David Booth as well, he’s really hitting his stride.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall lays down the bottom line on what the Canucks need to do to get back on track. He’s insistent the Hockey Gods have something to do with it. Ryan Kesler and Henrik Sedin need to improve their attitudes and Cody Hodgson deserves more respect from his coach. Puck Drop is 7pm Wednesday on Sportsnet Pacific.
Did you miss the Phoenix Coyotes vs. Vancouver Canucks game Monday night? A 2-1 shootout win by Van-City. After the teams traded goals during the first, third and fifth rounds of the shootout, Ryan Kesler skated in and wristed a shot past former Canucks backup Jason LaBarbera. Roberto Luongo then denied Boyd Gordon’s backhander to preserve the victory.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames game Saturday night? A 2-2 time after regulation saw Olli Jokinen score in the shootout, Alex Edler missed, Alex Tanguay missed, Alex Burrows scored, Jarome Iginla scored, and Mason Raymond missed, giving Calgary a 3-2 victory. Miikka Kipprusoff got the win. Roberto Luongo the loss.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild game Thursday night? Henrik Sedin scored a goal and extended his consecutive games streak to 553 by taking the ice. His brother Daniel Sedin also scored, as did Ryan Kesler, Maxim Lapierre, and Manny Malhotra. Cory Schneider got the win. Niklas Backstrom, who stopped 15 shots, suffered his third loss this season to Vancouver
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators game Tuesday night? Alex Edler scored in the sixth round of a shootout, and the Canucks beat the Predators 4-3 Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games. Edler beat Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne. Colin Wilson tried to extend the shootout for Nashville, but was stopped by goalie Roberto Luongo.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche game Saturday afternoon? Jay McClement and David Jones scored goals for Colorado, but it wasn’t enough as Kevin Bieksa scored the tying goal, and Mason Raymond converted the only tally in the shootout as the visiting Canucks escaped with a 3-2 win. Roberto Luongo made 44 saves.
Did you miss the Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks game Thursday night? Danny Cleary returned from a brief stay in the hospital to record a goal and an assist and Drew Miller also tallied for Detroit. All-Star Jimmy Howard denied Alex Edler’s backhander in the shootout before Raymond’s attempt sailed wide of the net. Jiri Hudler collected his fourth goal in three contests.
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.
Did you miss the Anaheim Ducks vs. Vancouver Canucks game Sunday night? We’ve got the highlights for you. Cody Hodgson and Mason Raymond scored the the Canucks in a losing effort. The Canucks played a rather uninspired game against the visiting Ducks at home in Rogers Arena, losing by a 4-2 margin. Here’s the NHL highlights…
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning game Thursday night? We’ve got the highlights for you. Alexandre Burrows scored twice for the Canucks, and Roberto Luongo stopped 31 shots as the Canucks (28-14-3) stayed in first place in the West. Jason Arnott scored twice for the Blues. Daniel Sedin’s power play goal 46 seconds into overtime gave Vancouver the win.