Game 70 Coyotes vs. Canucks: It’s desert dog day…

Canucks

NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges fills in for Josh Hall today and runs down the Canucks Wednesday night showdown against the Phoenix Coyotes. Does Daniel Sedin get a goal in this one? We think he does. Do Zack Kassian and Raffi Torres go after each other all night? Ryan Kesler is back. Along with David Booth and a re-energized Chris Higgins.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Carey Price Canadiens

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Saturday night to the Montreal Canadiens. Richard has message for P.K. Subban. Hey PK I really want to be a fan of yours but you need to stop with the stupid stuff and going after guys like Henrik Sedin. Am I saying it’s time for everyone to panic? Yes, Yes I am.

Dallas Stars vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Stars vs. Canucks

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.

Canucks Player Intros: Wait, qui est Marc-Andre Gragnani?

Marc-Andre Gragnani

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges takes the opportunity to introduce Canucks fans to Marc-Andre Gragnani. The defenseman acquired in the Cody Hodgson deal with Buffalo. His defensive game is rather limited but at 24, Gragnani only has 61 NHL regular season games under his belt, 46 of them this year where he has a respectable 16 points.

Buffalo Sabres vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

David Booth

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Saturday night to the Buffalo Sabres. After a weekend of crushing the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers, Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin are apparently not over their slump one bit. CBC announcer Mark Lee, whose salary I pay, is a horrible commentator.

Vancouver….Christian….Ehrhoff? No, that doesn’t ring a bell sorry.

Christian Ehrhoff Sabres

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges begs the question do the Canucks really miss Buffalo Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff? For Ehrhoff to be an offensive dynamo, he had to be played on the left side. This complicated things for Alex Edler who had no choice but to play the right side since Dan Hamhuis and Kevin Bieksa’s bromance is too strong to split apart.

St. Louis Blues vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em

Kings vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Thursday night over the St. Louis Blues. Was this hockey or soccer? nil-nil after 45 minutes? All of a sudden, the Canucks have 9 goals in 6 games which is about the pace they had during the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals. Alex Burrows and Chris Higgins finally scored to ice this game for Van City.

Nice Milestones! We countdown the Canucks’ Alex Burrows top 14 goals

Alex Burrows

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges counts down the top 14 goals of Alex Burrows NHL career with video in this article. He had his 500th NHL game this week. It’s quite the achievement for the undrafted ball-hockey player who has blown every expectation pinned to him out of the water. Where would the Canucks be without Alex Burrows using his ball hockey skill?

Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers blog: Love’ em & Hate’ em

Kings vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Sunday night over the Edmonton Oilers. On Friday, Daniel Sedin was 11th in league scoring while Henrik Sedin was 7th. As of Sunday night they now sit 7th and 4th respectively. Shawn Horcoff is a terrible, over-paid hockey player

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Saturday night win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. How bad were the Leafs tonight? Their best defensive play of the night came courtesy of Cody Hodgson’s broken stick that foiled David Booth on a breakaway. Game summarized in one play, see Sami Salo’s powerplay goal that made it 5-1.

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

Canucks Hottie

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Wednesday night over the Colorado Avalanche. Alain Vigneault’s system rarely see tons of responsibility. That didn’t stop Ryan Kesler, Jannik Hansen, Alex Edler, and Alex Burrows from progressing just fine under his watchful eye. The Canucks are heating up.

The 2012 Vancouver Canucks music…player anthems! Vamanos Vamanos!

Canucks DJ

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac begs the question how cool would it be though to see each player get a song of their own after a goal or great play? Canucks In-House DJ Dave Levinson has some competition, or some new songs to play. Robert Luongo (Rebirth of Slick), Cory Schneider (Jesus Take The Wheel), Ryan Kesler (Grenade), Cody Hodgson (The Kid is Hot Tonight) to name a few.

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