Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Thursday night over the Winnipeg Jets. It really ruins the “Canucks will miss Cody Hodgson’s scoring” narrative when Sami Pahlsson steps up and scores the game winner. A win for Cory Schneider who has been content to learn from the best and compete for the cup with his team.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 68 matchup between the Winnipeg Jets and the Vancouver Canucks. Ryan Kesler opened the scoring shorthanded early in the second period, and Cory Schneider made 30 saves as the Canucks snapped a two-game regulation losing skid. Ex-Canuck Kyle Wellwood scored for the Jets as did Blake Wheeler.
Did you miss the Winnipeg Jets vs. Vancouver Canucks Thursday night? The Vancouver Canucks didn’t acquire Samuel Pahlsson for his offense. He picked a good time to chip in with a goal. Added just before the Feb. 27 trade deadline to be a third-line checking center, Pahlsson took a drop pass from Kevin Bieksa in the high slot and wired a slap shot over the glove of a stunned Ondrej Pavelec.
Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The Nuckleheads have lost two straight at home in regulation for the first time since November 2010. Not 2011; 2010! Zack Kassian has found a little chemistry on the 2nd line but where will he slot in against Winnipeg? Can Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin bump their slumps?
Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Winnipeg Jets vs. Vancouver Canucks Thursday night matchup. The Canucks are -192 home favorites. The over/under is 5.5. Dave likes the home team in this one. Vancouver has delivered two straight duds. Could it happen again? Unlikely. Zack Kassian and David Booth have two points in two games and Alex Burrows has three points in three games.
NWSB Insider Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks writers runs down the main story-lines heading into the Canucks first matchup with the Winnipeg Jets since February 1996. When and where will Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin bump their frustrating slumps? How will hometown heroes Evander Kane and Andrew Ladd perform for the hopefully playoff bound Jets? A rivalry is renewed Thursday night.