Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall reports on the news from the NHL today that Vancouver Canucks forward Cody Hodgson has been named the January 2012 NHL Rookie of the Month. Hodgson, who turns 22 in just over two weeks time, led all rookies in scoring with 10 points (six goals, four assists) in 11 games. He edged Philadelphia Flyers forwards Sean Couturier and Matt Read for votes.
C-Mac one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with some All Star Break rumors for the hometeam. Well Canucks fans, have you seen any of the rest of the team around town during the break? Do you know what they might have been up to for the past week? Here are five of the hottest rumours around town involving Mason Raymond, Jannik Hansen, Cory Schneider, Aaron Rome and Mike Gillis.
NWSB insider C-Mac brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on past Vancouver Canucks head coach and general manager Pat Quinn. Pat Quinn was one of the hardest workers the league has ever seen in both his playing and administrative roles. He earned the NHL’s Jack Adams top coach award twice. He’s also probably the second greatest coach in team history.
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac dips into the Moments In Time series at NWSB for his next blog post about the Vancouver Canucks Best General Managers in team history. He ranks them from 5 thru 1. Bud Poile, Pat Quinn, Mike Gillis, Brian Burke all make the list. Would you make any changes to this list? Who would you add?
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac dips into the Moments In Time series at NWSB for his next blog post about the Vancouver Canucks best ever NHL draft picks. He ranks them from 5 thru 1. Kevin Bieksa, Stan Smyl, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Pavel Bure and fan favorite Harold Snepsts all make the list. Would you make any changes to this list? Who would you add?
News out of Vancouver Canucks land this week from blogger Richard Hodges covering the Nucks. Mark Messier hasn’t played for the Vancouver Canucks for 10+ years. But according to the former captain, the Canucks still may owe him some money for his services. According to the Vancouver Province newspaper the Nucks have arranged for an arbitrator to hear the case.
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac begs the question. Who is willing to be the figure that the Canucks can go to when that boost is needed for them? Imagine the possibilities of Trevor Linden and his right wing role fitting in seamlessly with Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin. Henrik at centre and Daniel in his customary left wing slot…
Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Vancouver beat the Chicago Blackhawks, Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin were better than Duncan Keith’s teammates in an all-too easy win over the weekend. Trevor Linden will be guest speaker at the Gentlemen’s Charity Dinner.
Vancouver sports blogger Steve Lee weighs in with his Vancouver sports controversies! Like afternoon soap operas are to lonely housewives, the world of sports has it’s own share of dramas and the Vancouver franchises are not without their fair share of the inner turmoil. Roberto Luongo vs. Corey Schneider leads the way. Mark Messier vs. Trevor Linden makes the list.
Vancouver Canucks insider C-Mac tells us the 2011/12 version of the Canucks look well capable of avoiding the path taken by the post-’94 Canucks vintage, and the blueprint appears sound. The talent is there in Roberto Luongo, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin and with another massive boost yet to come with the re-addition of the all-world Ryan Kesler.