NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Ben Lypka weighs in this AM with some possible Canucks trade acquisitions. The biggest problem facing the Canucks this season is the same issue that has shown up the last two years in the playoffs – not enough goals. He targets Wayne Simmonds, Steve Ott, Tomas Fleischmann, Scottie Upshall, and Marcel Goc. Assets to leave could be David Booth, Chris Tanev, Zac Dalpe, Jeremy Welsh and Dale Weise.
NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks blogger Travis Erbacher weighs in on the future of the Vancouver Canucks. With three alternate endings straight out of a choose your own ending book, Travis gives us what could possibly happen in the very near future here in Van City. A what happens if look at the upcoming season, and the potential free agents around the league. Also what to expect from Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin?
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Friday night over the Dallas Stars. Chris Higgins must be excited about the playoffs as well since the winger is doing his best Mikeal Samuelsson in the 2010 playoffs impression over the past week. Tough call for the 3rd spot with guys like Maxim Lapierre, Sami Salo, and Alex Burrows making strong cases.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Tuesday night to the Dallas Stars. Richard says to see the Stars toe the line and not engage in after-whistle stuff while taking care of business on the ice and win the game was….enviable. Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin were horrible in this one, Roberto Luongo took the loss.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges tells us the 2012 NHL trade deadline day was slow to start and then a blockbuster deal that was easily the biggest of the day and sparked reaction not seen in a very long time in Vancouver happened. And Canucks nation was mad at Mike Gillis. If Zack Kassian becomes more Todd Bertuzzi than Taylor Pyatt this deal could be a whole lot easier to swallow.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 63 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and the Dallas Stars. The Canucks lost the game 3-2 in overtime. Ryan Kesler and Mason Raymond scored goals for Vancouver, which fell to 9-1-2 in its last 12 and opened a two-point lead over over Detroit for the most points in the league.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Sunday afternoon versus the Dallas Stars. In honor of the Oscars today without further ado, let’s roll out the red carpet and give out some awards. Has Mason Raymond starred in his last feature for the Vancouver Canucks? Find out on an all new TradeDeadline Monday!!
NWSB Vancouver Canucks Insider Richard Hodges weighs in on what the Canucks could and should do at the deadline to make their chances at a Stanley Cup better. Will Mason Raymond be shipped out? How about Cory Schneider? Many think he should stay for another Cup run. Maybe it will be draft picks…read on to find out what great moves Van-City should make at the 2012 NHL trade deadline.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall’s best edition of Oh The Sites We Can See yet. The Dallas Stars await but the Nucks won’t come to Dallas without having some fun. Is Mason Raymond to be traded for something at the zoo? Does Cory Schneider need a nice, soothing massage after that tough game in New Jersey? Maybe Keith Ballard could have used a ride at the Amusement Park for his concussion.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges counts down the top 5 most likely first round opponents for the Canucks in the 2012 NHL playoffs. Wouldn’t it be nice to see the Kings? They recently acquired Jeff Carter and if he can score, which no other King can apparently do this could be good. Ryan Kesler, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Sami Salo, and Alex Edler would be licking their lips.
Our man Matt Larkin thinks the Vancouver Canucks are starting to look soft. For argument’s sake, let’s look at a few possible trade targets – all forwards, so they could theoretically play with Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin, – that would help Vancouver protect its stars a bit better. Where are Gino Odjick and Donald Brashear when you need them?