NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ blogger Richard Hodges is back to give you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Vancouver’s loss to the San Jose Sharks in Game 3 of Round 1. He says that, on the positive side, that the series isn’t as bad as it looks, the weather is great, and the Canucks will move on. However, he does address the fact that the Canucks are once again failing to get anything going, lacking a dominant goalkeeper, and just struggling in the playoffs.
Richard Hodges previews the Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks Jan. 27 matchup. The Canucks are in tough in the next 48 hours with back-to-back games against the West leading Sharks and the Stanley Cup champs LA Kings. It’s gutcheck time he says. Jason Garrison might recognize former teammate and Shark Matt Irwin from their time on the Nanaimo Clippers. For all the talk of Patrick Marleau, let’s not forget Mason Raymond is also coming off a two goal game.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night. It was a playoff atmosphere at the Shark Tank which meant that Ryan Kesler was in his element. This was Kevin Bieksa’s type of game too. Antti Niemi was shaky on Henrik Sedin’s opening wrap around goal but made it up for it later on…
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 37 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks. A 3-2 Vancouver win. Light-scoring forward Andrew Ebbett grabbed himself the overtime winner in a spirited affair. Roberto Luongo grabbed the win on Wednesday night. Logan Couture, Joe Thornton, Ryan Kesler, and Daniel Sedin also popped goals.