Ho hum! When the Vancouver Canucks wrapped up the Northwest division title last week, hardly anybody cared. Some had bigger goals in mind while others dismissed the Canucks winning the worst division in hockey as an accomplishment akin to walking down the block without tripping and falling on your face. Still, it’s an accomplishment that highlights […]
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone runs down what went right and what wrong against the Phoenix Coyotes Wednesday night at Rogers Arena. Roberto Luongo can take some blame but where was the D? What about the Yotes’ playoff chances now? Could this be a first round playoffs matchup?
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.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Monday night over the Phoenix Coyotes. Richard had visions of the shootout lasting 17 rounds with no one scoring. Vancouver finally won on a Ryan Kelser goal and a Roberto Luongo save combination. Kevin Bieksa dropped the gloves with Rusty Klesla at the end of overtime. No damage done.
Richard Hodges one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers points out its a challenge to find the best line-mate for Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin. Makes you wish there was a third brother. Cherish the skill of the third twin, because we may never see it in Vancouver. Between Trent Klatt, Anson Carter, Jason King, Taylor Pyatt and of course Alex Burrows, the Sedins’ linemates have had more hustle than pure skill.
It makes you wonder what the twins could do with talent on that wing…