The $93 Question – Will Canucks fans show up at BC Place?

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Blogger Ben Lypka is here to plead with the fans of Vancouver. Stay at home when the Heritage Classic roles into BC Place stadium. $93 dollars for poor seating, cold weather and the Ottawa Senators? No thanks says Ben. Here’s a list of what else you can spend your $93 dollars on. Force them to slash prices in the weeks heading into the game and maybe families can see Henrik Sedin or Dale Weise.

Could Canucks use outdoor game for jersey change?

Could these be part of the new uniform lineup? (canucks.nhl.com)

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ blogger Josh Hall gives you some options should the Canucks choose to debut new uniforms next year at BC Place. Am I suggesting the retirement of the beloved Orca? Perhaps that is the easiest option regardless of its popularity, which is split down the middle. The club added the killer whale to its uniforms back in 1997, two years after Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment was founded.

ICYMI…Canucks win another! Where’d that one come from?

Ebbett's 3-point return to the line-up carries the danger of giving the coaching staff false hope, doesn't it?

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ blogger Richard Hodges give you his love ‘em and hate ‘em from Vancouver’s win over the Nashville Predators Thursday night. Richard points out it really is the year of the honey badger for the Vancouver Canucks, as Jannik Hansen has enjoyed a tenacious breakout year. What will Coach Alain Vigneault do with Andrew Ebbett moving forward?

Watching the Wave: Rennie has a Whitecaps team of his own

Daigo Kobayashi has settled in quickly

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-mac says despite the early loss of talismanic captain Jay DeMerit to injury, Vancouver is off to two hard earned wins and has injected hope into the Vancouver market for a potentially championship winning pro sports team. There is much to admire already in how this team has been assembled.

MLS elimination playoff matchup report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. L.A. Galaxy

Dane Richards

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his playoff match preview of Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy. C-Mac says the arrival of this game provokes some very mixed emotions in anticipation despite the ascent of the Whitecaps to the status of a playoff contender. The speed of someone like the overdue Darren Mattocks could be a crucial factor tonight.

MLS Matchup Report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. RSL

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Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake. C-Mac says the guaranteed playoff positions for both sides will likely however see this game be something of a mild affair as both outfits look to tune-up while avoiding injury.

MLS Matchup Report: Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Portland Timbers Betting Odds & Matchup

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of Portland Timbers vs. Whitecaps matchup today. C-Mac says If Vancouver is likely to pose a threat in the coming playoff run, then they will need to take it to Portland in this match. Darren Mattocks is touch and go as a possibility for selection.

Portland can still claim Cascadia Cup glory

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NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the Portland Timbers and the Cascadia Cup. The Timbers must win this game, they cannot settle for a draw. Though a draw would give them nine points in the cup chase to tie the Sounders, the drubbing they received in Seattle was enough to give the Sounders an advantage in goal differential over the Timbers.

Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Freddy Montero and Eddie Johnson led the Sounders to a huge win in the Cascadia Derby match on Sunday (photo mlssoccer.com)

Sounders 3 – 0 Timbers Finally the Sounders were able to beat their hated rivals the Portland Timbers on Sunday evening in front of a near record crowd pushing towards 70,000 at the XBOX Pitch at CenturyLink Field. Not only did the Sounders “chop” down the Timbers in a strikingly unapologetic way, but they did so in […]

Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

This pretty much sums up the battle during this game, but the Sounders did clench a berth with the draw. (photo mlssoccer.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Saturday night match, a Cascadia Cup tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Once again the Sounders let points get away. Several golden opportunities were missed, but at the same time, Vancouver had their fair share of chances to win the game as well. Michael Gspurning is Clinton’s man of the match for posting yet another clean sheet for the Sounders.

MLS Matchup Report: Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Darren Mattocks

Game 31 Sounders/Whitecaps Game Intro The most recent ‘pivotal game in Whitecaps history’ has arrived yet again, and here is a case in which the hyperbole is not actually overblown. Vancouver is in the spotlight this evening with their version of a European derby match, the much hyped and anticipated contest with a local neighbour/ competitive […]

MLS Matchup Report: Colorado Rapids vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

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Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of Whitecaps vs. Colorado Rapids. C-Mac says The sole previous encounter between the two sides saw the Whitecaps edge the Rapids 1-0 on a tally by rookie Darren Mattocks. He also says on Sunday Vancouver will produce a 2-0 win.

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