Make or break year for the Canucks Jordan Schroeder

2013-14 will be a make-or-break year for Jordan Schroeder.

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Blogger Ben Lypka details why the 2013-14 NHL season is a mak-or-break year for Jordan Schroeder. With Henrik Sedin and Ryan Kesler taking up the top two centre positions, the logical place to slot Schroeder in is as a third line centre, but even that seems a little up in the air. To top it all off, Schroeder is coming off of shoulder surgery. This year is basically Schroeder’s last chance…right?

It doesn’t make sense for Frank Corrado to begin the year in Vancouver

Vancouver Canucks v Edmonton Oilers

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Blogger Richard Hodges discusses whether Frank Corrado should start the 2013-14 NHL season in Utica or in the big league. After being one of the final cuts at the World Junior camp last year, Corrado played three games for the Chicago Wolves after his junior season was over before making the jump to Vancouver and playing in three regular season games and four playoff games.

Seahawks quarterback 2013 stat line projections

Having high expectations is a good thing

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in with the status of the quarterbacks for the Seahawks in 2013. What’s not to love about 2nd year QB Russell Wilson. The absurdly good numbers Wilson was able to tally in the second half of last season surely have 12′s everywhere expecting much of the same for all 16 games this season. There is of course the ongoing battle between Tarvaris Jackson and Brady Quinn for the role of backup…isn’t there?

Seahawks wide receivers 2013 stat line projections

Rice had a TD last week and I think he gets another this week.

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in wiht the status of the wide receivers for the Seahawks in 2013. Percy Harvin is injured, Early Doucet is cut, who does that leave exactly? Oh year, Sidney Rice, Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse. J.D. thinks the Hawks will still be in good shape for receiving mates to Russell Wilson’s throwing game. The only question is who will truly take the spot of Harvin. Tate seems the obvious choice, but Kearse is making a name for himself during this years camp.

Who will return kicks for the Seattle Seahawks?

Leon Washington

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in the status of the return game for the Seahawks in 2013. When the Seahawks cut ties with Leon Washington this offseason, it was widely believed that newly acquired Percy Harvin would take over those duties. Well now Harvin is out, and the Hawks are without a return man. J.D. takes a look at some suitable replacements.

Five players the Seahawks should invite to training camp

Irvin will miss the first four games next year (Richard Lipski/AP)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger J.D. Burke talks about some players who the Seahawks should think about adding to their roster during training camp. Always being somewhat of a critic, J.D. points to the fact that Seattle being ranked in the No. 3 spot in Sport Illustrated’s first rankings is just unacceptable. The players he lists could help the Seahawks jump to No. 1. Richard Seymour, Eric Winston, Nick Barnett, Joe Mays, and Brandon Moore.

Seahawks running backs 2013 stat line projections

Marshawn Lynch

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger J.D Burke breaks down the team’s fantasy football stat lines & projects some fantasy football league numbers in his first installment of his Seahawks 2013 roster predictions. Last season the Seahawks backfield was a one-man show, with guest appearances from the supporting cast. Pete Carroll and Darrell Bevell used Marshawn Lynch as the primary ball-carrier. This year Christine Michael, Robert Turbin, Michael Robinson and Spencer Ware factor in.

Five positions to watch at BC Lions 2013 training camp

Solomon Elimimian

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Andrew Deutschmann weighs in today on the 2013 Leo’s Training camp battles to watch for. He said to watch for Strong Side Corner, Safety, Receiver, Back Up/Third String Quarterback, and Kicker as the best battles to view. 23 year old Hugh O’Neill will look to unseat Paul McCallum. Yes he`s talking kicker. Travis Lulay`s backup isn`t clear. Thomas DeMarco and Jarrett Brown and now Joey Elliot will duke it out.

Catching up with BC Lions WR Marco Iannuzzi

"I don’t hate or avoid going up against anyone."

NWSB Writer Josh Hall interviews BC Lions third year Wide Receiver Marco Iannuzzi. The 26 year old Calgary native thinks this team is fine headed into the 2013 season even with the void left by Geroy Simon and Arland Bruce on offense. Also, how did the Bostom bombings affect Iannuzzi who played four years of college ball in Massachusetts? You ready to roar in 2013 Lions fans?

Great reasons I was looking forward to watching 2012 Canucks camp

eddie lack canucks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck weighs in today from his depressed life that includes the 2012 NHL Lockout. He wants you to know the five things he was really looking forward to seeing at the Canucks 2012 training camp. Jason Garrison, the Vets, Zack Kassian, Kevin Connauton, Keith Ballard, Jordan Schroeder and the Canucks youth movement make Mitch’s sad list. Enjoy…

NWSB goes one-on-one with Canucks goalie Eddie Lack

canucks eddie lack

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall goes one on one with Chicago Wolves netminder and Swedish sensation Eddie Lack. Eddie says he’s currently in Stockholm making last minute preparations to return to North America. From there, it’s on to Canucks NHL training camp, if there is one anyway.

Seattle Seahawks pre-season notes: Training Camp day 14

J.R. Sweezy

NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 14. The last day we’ll be able to see LIVE video from the VMAC. Today the A-man weighs in on the Tight End position. Cameron Morrah and Anthony McCoy both sat out today for an undisclosed reason. If Zach Miller’s concussion keeps him out for an extended amount of time will Kellen Winslow’s role change?

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