Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks game notes / NHL preview

The Avalanche are a dismal 2-11-3 on the road this year,

Richard Hodges previews the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks Jan. 30 matchup. The Canucks started their California swing well, but the effort levels were maddingly inconsistent in losses to the Sharks and Kings. In net tonight will be Roberto Luongo. Injured. Ryan Kesler and David Booth are still hunting popcorn in the pressbox. Richard predicts a nice cleansing home win. 4-2 Canucks. We all go home happy.

Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Canucks Sexy Fans

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges claims Mason Raymond may be the saving grace of the Canucks season. How ironic?! But looking forward, could the Canucks take out the Colorado Avalanche easily barring a first round matchup? Steve Downie is a name that will on everyone’s lips. Richard hates but loves a lot more about what happened in Saturday night’s game.

The Northwest Division: Who Scares the Vancouver Canucks?

northwest division

NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Richard Hodges breaks it down harder than MC Hammer in his take on who scares the Canucks the most in the Northwest Division. While the Calgary Flames are pressing for a 2012 Playoff Spot, is what they really have to look forward to a promising younf European prospect? How about the Colorado Avalanche or the Minnesota Wild? Richard has the Edmonton Oilers as the front runner for taking down the Canucks in the future.

Vancouver Canucks newcomer Byron Bitz: the right fitz or the pitz?

Byron Bitz

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges goes in depth on relative Canucks newcomer Byron Bitz. He’s probably not going to win the Conn Smythe (probably, you never know), but Bitz is a very nice piece indeed to add to the team free of charge and possesses a lot of traits the Canucks may have been looking for at the deadline.

Canucks Catch Lightning in Electric 5-4 Shootout Win

Canucks vs. Lightning

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 44 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning. Cory Schneider sealed the win by denying Steven Stamkos on the Lightning’s final shot. Ryan Kesler jammed the puck past Roloson with two seconds to play in the 2nd period. Alex Edler, Jannik Hansen, and Manny Malhotra also scored, Mike Duco got his first NHL point.

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