Found July 06, 2012 on
Rob The Hockey Guy:
The Vancouver Canucks have announced that Nolan Baumgartner will be an assistant coach of the Chicago Wolves. Baumgartner will join newly appointed head coach Scott Arniel behind the bench next season.
Baumgartner who was originally drafted 10th overall by the Capitals in 1994, spent time with Washington, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Dallas and Vancouver. “Baumer” has he’s called by teammates suited up for 143 NHL contests and 887 AHL games. He’s spent the last five seasons with the Vancouver Canucks organization, captaining the Manitoba Moose and the Chicago Wolves.
There’s a few things I remember most about Nolan Baumgartner. One of them being that he almost got to play in the Cup finals instead of Keith Ballard. How big of a kick in the dick would that have been to that already low confidence of Ballard? Man. Also, I don’t know why but I always remember him gift wrapping a pass to an Oiler for a quick and easy OT win against Vancouver years back. Stupid memory.
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It’s going to be another gorgeous day in the lower mainland, so before I heard off for the day I thought I put something together while I had my morning coffee.
So here were are, another day goes by and we patiently wait for a Roberto Luongo trade.
I know it’s early in the summer and that there’s a long way to go before there’s any real cause for concern,...
We've known for along time that Roberto Luongo loves his poker.
Now we've found out today via The Vancouver Sun that his 2012 World Series Of Poker Tourney fee which is played in Las Vegas will be picked up by the B.C. Lottery Corp.
Nice job. He's essentially getting a free ride into a $10,000 poker tournament. Not bad for a millionaire NHL hockey player who could buy...
I was told ther are actually 3 teams in on Luongo and that 1 of them is getting a deal together as we speak.. On Florida.. Source," They continue to not be very close to the Gillis asking price and at times have been on again and off again..(which is not that atypical in such a negotiation) The Panthers have two plans 1 with and 1 without Luongo. However, the longer this goes...
It's time to move on...
And there it is. Confirmation. Robert Luongo's time is done in Vancouver.
(Not that we didn't already know it)
Here's the interview.
99.3 - The Fox Rocks - The Jeff O'Neil Show
Roberto Luongo has left Vancouver. OK, it's only for a brief trip to Las Vegas, where he will be participating in the World Series of Poker this week. But if there were any doubts that the trade rumors swirling around the Canucks netminder were going to come to fruition, Luongo did a pretty good job erasing them on Friday. Luongo spoke for the first time since the end of the...
Playing GMMG For A Day
While Vancouver Canucks fans patiently wait out a trade for goalie Roberto Luongo, I thought it would be fun to play the I’m Mike Gillis game again.
This time instead of eating as many lobster stuffed tacos as I can and drinking enough red wine to fill a bath tub, I’m going to focus on a trade. The focus of that trade is Bobby Ryan.
I’ll be honest, I’m...
Today we learned via the Vancouver Canucks team website that they've signed Patrick Mullen.
The 26 year old Pittsburgh PA native was undrafted. He is a 6'0" 181lbs right handed shooting defenseman.
He collected 20 points (3-17-20) in 67 games in 2010/11 with the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL.
He also appeared in seven playoff games, recording one point and...
In his first one-on-one interview after the season, Roberto Luongo told Jeff O'Neil of Vancouver's CFOX Morning Show on Friday that "it's time to move on" when asked about his playing days with the Canucks."At the end of the day I think it's time to move on and I'm OK with that. I had a great six years in Vancouver, I think it's a wonderful...
from Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun, The B.C. Lottery Corp. is paying Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo’s $10,000 entry fee into next week’s World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas….
As part of that contract, the lottery corporation confirmed Thursday that Luongo represents its Playnow.com poker and casino games website at a number of gaming events, including...
Per a tweet from Chip Alexander (Carolina Hurricanes reporter for the Raleigh News & Observer Derek Joslin formerly of the Hurricanes signed with the Vancouver Canucks.
Vancouver radio station WX1130 is also reporting the news now.
The #Canucks have signed defenseman Derek Joslin to a 1 year - 2 way contract. Played 44 games in Carolina last year.— News1130 Sports (@News1130Sports...
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A few days ago, a source coined the term "He Who Will Not Be Named" in reference to Vancouver G Roberto Luongoâand the possibility that he could be a trade target of the Blackhawks.
As the Hawks have been almost ominously quiet the last few days, I'll weigh in on the plausibility of Plan C (Plan A being Marty Brodeur, and Plan B being...
After a couple months of constant chatter, it is getting to the point where no one knows for certain if the Maple Leafs are interested in obtaining Roberto Luongo from the Vancouver Canucks or if the veteran goaltender is interested in coming to another pressure packed Canadian market.
Rumors of the 33-year-old goaltender be unwilling to waive his no trade clause to go to Toronto...
This is my final post making the Hall of Fame case for the 2012 Hall of Fame inductees. I have written posts about Pavel Bure, Adam Oates and Joe Sakic. Today it is Mats Sundin’s turn.
I make my cases using the Keltner List. This is a series of qualitative questions popularized by Bill James in baseball, but the same idea works well in hockey as well.