The Coach – Vancouver Canucks Alain Vigneault in the spotlight

Alain Vigneault

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Head Coach Alain Vigneault is under the spotlight for the Canucks. As the Canucks all time winning coach with a 287-155-50 record, Alain Vigneault has brought the team more success in his six year tenure than any coach prior to 2006.

I’m a die-hard fan of the Vancouver Canucks because…

Kirk McLean & Trevor Linden

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Richard Hodges tells us what it is that goes into being able to answer the question. Why am I a die hard fan of the Canucks?! Rags to riches stories like Alex Burrows inspire us. Roberto Luongo, Mike Gillis, Trevor Linden, 1994, Stan Smyl, Mark Messier, Mike Keenan, Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin made us love and hate the team, read on for more…

“New Kid On The Ice” – Vancouver Canucks Zack Kassian in the spotlight

Zack Kassian

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Zack Kassian is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Many fans will argue that Cody Hodgson had nowhere to go in the Canucks current lineup as he would be playing behind Henrik Sedin and Ryan Kesler as a third line centre. Zack Kassian, the thirteenth overall pick in 2009, unfortunately takes over the role of a young fan favorite.

The “Juice”: Vancouver Canucks Kevin Bieksa in the spotlight

Kevin Bieksa

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Kevin Bieksa is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Currently sitting in a scoring funk since the turn of the year, with only one goal since the Canucks New Years Eve tilt against the LA Kings, Bieksa pocketed a pair of goals during the Canucks back to back weekend.

Giver + Receiver: Vancouver Canucks David Booth under the spotlight

David Booth

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. David Booth is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Teaming up for goals in five of the last nine games, it looks like Booth and the AmEx line has finally started to pay dividends for the Canucks. In hindsight, maybe the month off served Booth and the Canucks well.

Staph Man: Vancouver Canucks Chris Higgins Under The Spotlight

Christopher Higgins

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Chris Higgins is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Today, the spotlight shines on Chris Higgins. With Mason Raymond’s healthy return from his playoff back injury and David Booth currently on the injured list with a wonky MCL, the chances of the AmEx line with Ryan Kesler on the backburner.

Love To Hate: Vancouver Canucks Alex Burrows under the spotlight

Alex Burrows

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Alex Burrows is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Although Burrows failed to net a regulation point, he was one of the three shooters sent out by Alain Vigneault to grab the extra point, proving that the bench boss had faith in the left winger.

We are all Canucks, and we call it “The Art of Sedinery”

Daniel Sedin + Henrik Sedin

Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac points out powerful teams in sports cannot dominate games unless they dominate possession of the ball or puck. You must think on the fly. The speed of thought exhibited by the twins Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin is also indispensable as it allows them to maintain an air of unpredictability. We Canucks fans call it The Art of Sedinery.

The Last Line: Vancouver Canucks Roberto Luongo under the spotlight

Roberto Luongo

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.

The Captain: Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin under the spotlight

Henrik Sedin

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.

The Rookie: Vancouver Canucks Cody Hodgson under the spotlight

Cody Hodgson

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Cody Hodgson is under the spotlight for the Canucks, who right now is playing well enough to hold down his spot as the middle man on the third line on the Canucks. Hodgson is miles behind many of his draft class mates.

Putting Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler under the spotlight

Ryan Kesler

Steve Lee brings us his weekly Canuck in the spotlight. A great column on the Vancouver Canucks. Ryan Kesler is under the spotlight for the Canucks, who points out that Kesler on a line with David Booth and Alexandre Burrows, is sandwiched between players with a similar style, that’s a good thing.

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