State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | January 5th

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin have been especially strong over the past several games, Roberto Luongo could start Saturday in Boston. Forward Byron Bitz was waived by the Vancouver Canucks earlier this week in order for him to be sent down to the Chicago Wolves The radio shows have had lots to talk about this week.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | December 23

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Wednesday What a week. Controversy erupted Wednesday after Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall levelled Ryan Kesler with one of his signature body checks, causing Kesler to skate after Kronwall despite the presence of two referees between the two players. The radio shows have had lots to talk about this week.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | December 15

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Wednesday Head Coach Alain Vigneault and big talker Kevin Bieksa shot back at Dave Bolland, backing up Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin and their supreme talent. Cody Hodgson was hit hard by Nick Foligno in Saturday’s game against the Senators.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | December 8

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Roberto Luongo appears to be alright after taking a puck in the throat off the stick Gabriel Landeskog Tuesday. David Booth will miss four to six weeks after getting caught with a knee-on-knee hit. An MRI showed a labrum tear in Aaron Volpatti’s shoulder, he’s done for the year.

Will The Canucks Feel The Effects? Reactions to New NHL Realignment

NHL Re-alignment

NHL conference realignment is coming. There’s a lot to digest here, so let’s look at 5 things that stand out for the Vancouver Canucks. Daniel Sedin, and Henrik Sedin, and Roberto Luongo aren’t getting any younger, so less travel will be right up their alley. On Saturday, Hockey Night in Canada revealed a new realignment proposal being pushed hard by Gary Bettman. 48 hours later, it’s been approved by the NHL Board of Governors.

Coach Alain Vigneault confirms his authority with Canucks team

Alain Vigneault

Vancouver Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault knows how to coach in the NHL. He knows the fundamentals of the profession, but also has mastered the man management aspect of the job, gaining the ears and respect of his players. No matter how big a story some media figures try to manufacture from the Roberto Luongo / Cory Schneider option.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | November 24

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Head Coach Alain Vigneault got his 247th career victory as the Canucks’ bench boss this week. Roberto Luongo is ready to return from an apparent groin injury, and we also provide information on the Canucks Family Ticket packages.

Chicago Wolves / Vancouver Canucks Puzzle Pieces

Chicago Wolves

Richard Hodges weighs in with an update on the Vancouver Canucks farm team in the AHL the Chicago Wolves. Canucks hired ex-Oilers coach Craig Mactavish to guide the prospects, we update you on Eddie Lack, Chris Tanev, Bill Sweatt, Mike Duco and more. The bubble boys, the two-ways, the guys fighting for their cup of coffee in the NHL.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | November 17

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Injuries are adding up. First its Mason Raymond, now Roberto Luongo, and last night Keith Ballard tweaked his back in the loss to the Blackhawks and will be re-evaluated by team doctors Thursday.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | November 10

Canucks Hockey News

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.

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | November 3

Canucks Hockey News

Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Chris Tanev remains a possibility to return the lineup down the road, and Aaron Rome’s return to the Canucks’ lineup is coming soon says head coach Alain Vigneault.

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