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Don’t Panic, Blackhawks Have Been Here Before

Don’t Panic, Blackhawks Have Been Here Before

The Blackhawks have been here before… twice; and both times it was the Vancouver Canucks, who looked great in game one and lost in six games.   Even more encouraging for […]

by · April 15, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
Jonathan Toews hopes to lead Blackhawks past Canucks (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Blackhawks Back into Playoffs, Will they Make the Most of their Second Chance?

If you had told me on Sunday that the Chicago Blackhawks would meet the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the NHL playoffs I would have said that was […]

by · April 13, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
NHL’s best to face defending champs

NHL’s best to face defending champs

For the third consecutive season, the Chicago Blackhawks will meet the Vancouver Canucks in the playoffs, this time as Stanley Cup Champions. Chicago has dispatched the Canucks in consecutive years […]

by · April 12, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Vancouver Canucks
Canucks unveil Neilson statue, name award winners

Canucks unveil Neilson statue, name award winners

Right arm outstretched, the blade of journeyman forward Jim Nill’s stick in hand, holding aloft a white towel on the butt-end, a Vancouver Canuck associate coach made history, and is […]

by · April 8, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks
Raffi Torres suspended for four games

Raffi Torres suspended for four games

Inside the mind of Colin Campbell, you might find a Minotaur. Campbell is a man who is supposed to offer clarity and the final ruling on supplemental discipline in the […]

by · April 7, 2011 · 4 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Powerplay leads Oilers past leagues best

When the Edmonton Oilers went into Vancouver last Saturday, and beat the President’s Trophy winning Canucks 4-1, most figured it was a case of the Canucks being on cruise control, […]

by · April 6, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks
Oilers win their biggest game of the season

Oilers win their biggest game of the season

There hasn’t been much to celebrate this year in Oilers nation, as injuries to key players and poor play on the ice will result in a second consecutive last place […]

by · April 4, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
The Vancouver Canucks and the President’s Trophy jinx

The Vancouver Canucks and the President’s Trophy jinx

In front of hundreds of thousands of television viewers, as well as a packed house at Rogers Arena including The Green Men and the Hockey Lovin’ Homo, the Vancouver Canucks […]

by · April 1, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Vancouver Canucks
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A Different View on Vezina and Value

Folks have a hard time agreeing on what defines the word value, as in the case of a Most Valuable Player. It could be the most productive player in the […]

Chris Higgins might have bounced around quite a bit, but he has settled in quite nicely with the Vancouver Canucks this season.

Higgins proving his worth in Malhotra’s absence

Christopher Higgins, originally brought onto the Vancouver Canucks for fourth line depth, has not only solidified an everyday spot on the roster, but also cracked the second line in the […]

by · March 28, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Vancouver Canucks
Malhotra signed a three-year, $7.5 million deal with the Vancouver Canucks on July 1, 2010

Canucks lose Manny Malhotra for season. What now?

The Vancouver Canucks sent out a press release today confirming that Manny Malhotra will not be returning to the Canucks this season after sustaining an eye injury in a game […]

by · March 21, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Vancouver Canucks
Sedins chase history, Canucks win NW, lose Malhotra?

Sedins chase history, Canucks win NW, lose Malhotra?

And thus it ends, the most anticlimatic ending to a division race in the history of the National Hockey League, with an outcome as predictable as any James Bond film. […]

by · March 17, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Vancouver Canucks