Josh Hall recently had a NWSB exclusive twitterview with former Vancouver Canucks player and current right winger for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, Brad Leeb. Leeb spends parts of his off-season in British Columbia and also played in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs. What else did Josh ask Brad? Read on to find out!
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
Canucks writer Josh Hall wanted to pay tribute to the brilliant mind of George Lucas, especially given the re-release of Episode 1 in 3D. Who made the list? Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin – R2D2 and C3PO for starters. Stan Smyl as Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Trevor Linden as Luke Skywalker. Check it out and may the puck be with you!
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.