Rogers Arena atmosphere during Canucks games is pathetic!

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks hockey blogger Josh Hall weighs in today on a topic that is quickly surfacing as a hot button issue. It’s been just over a month since a couple Vancouver Southsiders fans were kicked out of a Canucks game for allegedly causing some, “sightline issues for other fans,” and for standing. We should applaud them says Josh. He says Canucks fans are NOT the best fans in the league! How about some of the most idiotic and ignorant fans in the league?

Watching the Wave: Vancouver Whitecaps August 1st

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. Davide Chiumiento, Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux have been shown the door. In comes Andy O’Brien, Kenny Miller, Barry Robson, and Jamaican winger Dane Richards. Will we see better results? Time will tell. The pressure is now on Coach Martin Rennie.

Five things I’m watching for in tonight’s Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake matchup

NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us the five things he’s watching for tonight in the Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake matchup. On the road again for Van City. The Whitecaps start the first of a huge home and home stretch against second place Real Salt Lake, tonight in Utah. Kenny Miller to get first start for one, and Barry Robson’s leadership, and Jay DeMerit’s on field stamina.

Vancouver Whitecaps gameday – Things to love about the BC Place stadium experience

NWSB Insider and blogger Alistair Corp talks about the BC Place Whitecaps FC experience. For him the best part is towards the end of the pregame excitement, Whitecaps players, from the Men’s, Reserves and Woman sides come out for an autograph session. If you’re lucky enough this year, you may have already collected an Omar Salgado, Barry Robson and Kenny Miller autograph for your man cave!

MLS Gambling? Matchup report: Earthquakes vs. Whitecaps FC handicapping

NWSB Insider and Whitecaps FC Blogger Jason Green weighs in with his gameday preview for Sunday’s matchup between the San Jose Earthquakes and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Jason says Vancouver has been legit at home this season and the Earthquakes were a little lucky to escape their last match with a win, after a late penalty miss by Dallas. Darren Mattocks has really started to heat up for Vancouver. It must continue.

NWSB Exclusive: Twitterview with Vancouver Whitecaps striker Atiba Harris

@AtibaHarris9 Over the past two weeks, the Vancouver Whitecaps have traded two world class strikers, in Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux; the decision to do this has some ‘Caps fans shaking their fists and scratching their head. Fear not Whitecap faithful, the ‘Caps have an embarrassment of riches at striker, one of which hasn’t […]

Top B.C. sports icons, past, present and future Ver 1.0

NWSB Insider and northwest sports fan Steve Lee tells us today about icons in the great northwest. Sports icons to be exact. IN version 1 today he talks about the British Columbia sports icons. Icon – a person or thing regarded as a symbol of a belief, nation, community, or cultural movement. Terry Fox, Trevor Linden, Rick Hansen, Larry Walker, Lui Passaglia, and Dominic Mobilio make Steve’s list. Plus Joe Sakic is an HM.

Sebastien Le Toux says au revoir to the Vancouver Whitecaps

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac reports today on the news we found out yesterday that French striker Sebastien Le Toux has been traded to the N.Y. Red Bulls for winger Dane Richards. Le Toux’s greatest value is as a true two player and he will be greatly missed in this regard. Speculation that the movement of Chiumiento earlier in the week and Le Toux is to clear salary and space for the acquisition of a forward.

Captain Jay DeMerit selected to 2012 MLS all-star First XI

NWSB Newcomer and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us his thoughts on the MLS Soccer news this week that we learned on Monday. United States international and Whitecaps FC captain Jay DeMerit was one of four defenders voted in to the match by fans. DeMerit has been huge in the Whitecaps play this season, only missing one game.

Vancouver Whitecaps 2012 mid-season player & team report

NWSB Editor and Vancouver Whitecaps writer C-Mac brings us his report card for the Whitecaps FC during the first half of the MLS season. Goal of the year? Eric Hassli’s stunning volley to tie Toronto FC in the first leg of the Voyageurs Cup finals in the Canadian Championships was a spectacular indicator of the French forward’s ability. Best win? The 3-1 spanking of a talented Houston Dynamo side by Vancouver.

Vancouver Canadians swinging for the fences in Summer 2012

Vancouver Canadians Insider and Media Pass Holder Josh Hall reviews and previews the Vancouver Canadians of summer 2012. The NWL title is back up for grabs as 8 teams across BC, Washington State and Oregon duke it out for the bragging rights. Can Skipper Clayton ManCullough coach this squad to a 2nd straight Freitas Cup?

N.Y. Red Bulls vs. Whitecaps FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

NWSB Editor, Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps writer Chris Anderson brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday nights match up with the New York Red Bulls. Not a win, but we did earn a point in the 1-1 draw. A fast paced game with a ton of scoring chances, no one could grab the winner. Late goals proved pivotal in this draw, with magnificent play from Martin Bonjour.

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