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Recent Articles by Daniel

Hartley will be named the Habs' next head coach

Bob Hartley- Calgary Flames Hire The Zürich Miracle Man

Bob Hartley will be remembered in Zürich, Switzerland for a long time to come. The former Colorado Avalanche and Atlanta Thrashers coach performed a miracle in the Swiss NLA championship, taking […]

What The Vancouver Canucks Can Learn From The Vancouver Whitecaps

What The Vancouver Canucks Can Learn From The Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Canucks are the golden child of BC sports. They are one of the most successful and well supported teams in the NHL and the Canucks could do virtually anything (or nothing […]

Canucks GM Mike Gillis already botched the Luongo situation (CalvinChanPhoto/Flickr)

Mike Gillis Agrees Terms With Canucks

  The Vancouver Canucks announced today via their official website and social media outlets that General Manager Mike Gillis has agreed terms to a contract extension. Gillis joined the club […]

by · May 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Trades Contracts and Transactions, Vancouver Canucks
The Season That Was: The Vancouver Canucks Of 2011/12 In Video

The Season That Was: The Vancouver Canucks Of 2011/12 In Video

Another season, another presidents’ trophy, another playoff series loss. The Canucks finished the 82 game schedule with 51 wins, 22 losses and 9 o/t losses for a total of 111 […]

by · April 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Vancouver Canucks, Videos
The ZSC Lions Win Swiss NLA Championship In Dramatic Fashion

The ZSC Lions Win Swiss NLA Championship In Dramatic Fashion

The ZSC Lions have won the Swiss Championship in a frantic finish to the playoff final series, taking Game 7 against SC Bern with a Steve McCarthy goal 3 seconds before […]

Vancouver Canucks Voices From The John

Vancouver Canucks Voices From The John

With so much being said in the world’s 3rd most livable city of 2011, where could be a better place to listen to the thoughts of the hockey fans than […]

by · April 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Vancouver Canucks
Can the Caps' go beyond winning this?

Vancouver Canucks Win Second Consecutive Presidents’ Trophy, Will Meet Kings In First Round

The Vancouver Canucks have won their second Presidents’ Trophy in two years, securing the prize with an impressive 3-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Despite not reaching […]

by · April 8, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks
Swiss NLA Hockey Playoffs: ZSC Lions Reach Final

Swiss NLA Hockey Playoffs: ZSC Lions Reach Final

The NLA playoffs in Switzerland usually provide some surprises and 2011/2012 has been no different. The ZSC Lions, who finished 7th overall in the regular season with 27 wins and […]

by · March 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Nashville Predators, NHL Rumors
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Is David Booth Vancouver’s Tim Tebow?

The 22nd of October, 2011 may become an important date when the Canucks look back and reflect at the end of the season. This was the date Mike Gillis traded […]

by · March 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, Player Profiles, The Business of Hockey, Vancouver Canucks
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Then And Now In March: The Vancouver Canucks A Year Later

In mid-March 2011, the Canucks were 45-16-9, defeating the Calgary Flames 4-3 (after being down 2-0 after 4 minutes of play). While still sitting in second place in the Western […]

by · March 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, Vancouver Canucks
Sami Pahlsson (Tim Vizer/Icon SMI)

The Canucks Make Changes On Deadline Day

The Vancouver Canucks were only supposed to be minor players during the NHL trade deadline but ended up being the major movers, securing the services of four new players and […]

Cristobal Huet (Pam Rodriguez/THW)

R Niedermayer, JP Dumont, J Tambellini And C Huet: Where Are They Now?

What do a 37-year-old 1000-NHL gamer, a former 3rd overall NHL draft pick, a Stanley Cup game 7 player last season and a $5.6 million a season netminder have in […]