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.
Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Roberto Luongo is under the spotlight for the Canucks. With the opportunity to regain his hold on the goaltenders spot following Cory Schneider’s rough start against Nashville on December 1st, Luongo has posted an impressive 5-1 record.
Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Henrik Sedin is under the spotlight for the Canucks, and its noted the opposition will start clamping down on linemates Daniel Sedin, Alex Burrows, Jannik Hansen eventually and if Henrik could bump up his scoring to 25-30 goals per season, the Canucks could become more dangerous.
After 25 games the Vancouver Canucks have had a bumpy season by their recent standards. At 17-10-0-1, they are currently second in the Northwest division standings and looking to finish strong en route to a hopeful return to the 2012 Stanley Cup. Quarter season report card time. Daniel Sedin, Cody Hodgson, Jannik Hansen, Henrik Sedin, Sami Salo, Alex Edler, and Cory Schneider make the list.
Earlier in the year C-mac speculated the Vancouver Canucks David Booth would be an upgrade on the second forward line over the injured Mason Raymond. Now that Raymond has returned, Booth’s productive play has dropped him down to the lower line rotations, but this could prove to be very valuable for the lightning fast winger.
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac points out the Canucks do not have a particularly long history of conflicts in the NHL, but they’ve developed a villainous reputation. Could be because of Maxim Lapierre, and Alex Burrows. The Canucks had to go and double their quota of irritating, finger pointing French-Canadian pests.