Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. When Phil Kessel scored with a couple minutes remaining, it looked like this game still had some legs. Enter Jannik Hansen, but don’t blink or you’ll miss him. Roberto Luongo made sure Jim Hughson had a great game to call on HNIC.
It’s 2011 Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (West vs. East) smack talk time. Next up is the Maple Leafs, and Richard has 5 reasons he can’t stand their hockey team. Did you know since the Canucks entered the league, neither have won the cup. Ex-Canucks GM Brian Burke and his golden boy Phil Kessel hope to change that. Ryan Kesler, and Roberto Luongo stand in their way.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former Montreal Canadien, Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks forward from Victoria BC Russ Courtnall. Yes Geoff Courtnall’s younger brother. Courtnall was drafted 7th overall in the 1983 entry draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs.