Goodbye Salo and Rome; Hello Jason Garrison and…Derek Joslin?

Marchand Salo

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with his thoughts on the player movement this week coming out of Mike Gillis’ office in Vancouver. Gone are longtime d-man Sami Salo, a warrior in Van City for 8+ years. Also Alain Vigneault favorite Aaron Rome. In are hometown boy Jason Garrison and we’re also now hearing ex-Hurricanes D/FW Derek Joslin could be next.

The Vancouver Canucks fall short on Justin Schultz… C’est la vie!

Justin Schultz

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with his ananlysis of the Justin Schultz NHL free agency situation. While the addition of Justin Schultz was very intriguing, the Canucks will be just fine without him Richard says. The Canucks are not a club that guarantees playing time to rookies. Just ask Cody Hodgson.

Canucks Round 1 2012 NHL Draft – Brendan Gaunce pick according to twitter

Social Media Report: Mariners

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writers Kevin Vanstone – AKA The Flying V tells us with their first pick in the 2012 NHL Draft the Canucks chose Brendan Gaunce. Another Social Media Report with analysis of the 2012 NHL first round pick by the Nucks from the great fans on Twitter. We Tweet after me! Brendan comes from a hockey family, following in the footsteps of older brother Cameron Gaunce.

Zack Kassian learning on the job for the 2012 Vancouver Canucks

#9 - Zack Kassian Canucks

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer C-Mac describes how Zack Kassian is learning on the job for the Vancouver Canucks in 2012, and that even his minor playoff minutes will affect him going forward; hopefully in a positive way. Would the Canucks be better off with Cody Hodgson? Did Mike Gillis make the move in the best interests of the team?

Our Picks: The weekly Canucks three stars – March 3rd

Cody Hodgson

Vancouver sports blogger Riley Trottier weighs in with his Vancouver Canucks weekly three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through March 3rd of the Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 campaign. Zack Kassian, Cody Hodgson, and Cory Schneider , and Ryan Kesler with a nice second period goal are our stars of the week. Watch the Canucks highlights video in HD.

Our Picks: The weekly Canucks three stars – February 24th

Daniel Sedin

Vancouver sports blogger Riley Trottier weighs in with his Vancouver Canucks weekly three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through February 24th of the Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 campaign. Roberto Luongo, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, and Alex Burrows with his shootout goal versus the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night to break their home winning streak. Watch the Canucks highlights video in HD.

Our Picks: The weekly Canucks three stars – February 16th

David Booth

Vancouver sports blogger Riley Trottier weighs in with his Vancouver Canucks weekly three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through February 15th of the Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 campaign. Roberto Luongo, Dan Hamhuis, and David Booth. With a tip of the cap for goal of the week going to Booth as well. Watch the Canucks highlights video in HD.

Gameday report: Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin foot status

Henrik Sedin

NWSB Managing editor and Vancouver Canucks blogger “Q” tells us Henrik Sedin, who has played in 552 consecutive regular-season games, told Team 1040 radio that the CT scan he had on Wednesday did not reveal any issue. It is not known if he will be available for Thursday’s game against the Northwest Division rival Minnesota Wild.

Our Picks: The weekly Canucks three stars – February 3rd

Cory Schneider + Roberto Luongo

Vancouver sports blogger Riley Trottier weighs in with his Vancouver Canucks weekly three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through February 2nd of the Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 campaign. Cory Schneider, Roberto Luongo, Henrik Sedin, and Cody Hodgson are the guys with great performances for Van-City in the last 7 days.

Our Picks: The Weekly Canucks Three Stars – January 19th

Daniel Sedin

Vancouver sports blogger Riley Trottier weighs in with his Vancouver Canucks weekly three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through January 19th of the Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 campaign. Alex Burrows, Daniel Sedin, and Roberto Luongo are the guys with great performances for Van-City in the last 7 days.

Canucks Henrik Sedin named NHL Third Star of December

Henrik Sedin

Vancouver Canucks centre Henrik Sedin has been named the National Hockey League’s third star of the month for December. Sedin is joined by Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin (first star) and Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos (second star) as the NHL ‘Three Stars’ of the month.

Our Picks: The Weekly Canucks 3 Stars | November 22nd

Chris Higgins

Vancouver sports blogger Aidan Chafe weighs in with his Vancouver Canucks weekly three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through Nov 22nd of the Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 campaign. Dan Hamhuis, Cory Schneider and Chris Higgins are the guys with great performances in the last 7 days.

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