Found July 21, 2013 on
Now that the NHL, NHL Players’ Association and the International Ice Hockey Federation have reached an agreement allowing players to participate in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Canada has already begun to plan who will fill out their roster and put them in the best position to bring home another gold medal. With an abundance of talent and options for Team Canada’s forwards and defensemen, the biggest question mark is the man who will be between the pipes during the Winter Games. Sportsnet’s John Shannon reports that Canada will send out invites to orientation camp on Monday with the pre-Olympic training taking place in Calgary during the last week in August. The goalie invites for the camp will be Roberto Luongo, Carey Price, Mike Smith, Braden Holtby and Corey Crawford, according to the report. After taking over for Martin Brodeur during the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, the Canuck goaltender led Canada to a win over Team USA in the finals to capture the gold medal. “Going ...

The Good, the bad and the ugly for the Canucks 2013-14 schedule

Lay of the land After weeks of speculation and teasing, the NHL finally decided to release the 2013-14 regular season schedule on Friday. To the surprise of pretty much no one, the NHL players will be returning to the Olympics and usually that can mean a gong show of a schedule – but I’ve got to admit, there’s a lot to like about what the Canucks have on the calendar for this...

The Best 2013-14 Canucks Fan Road Trips

The NHL released its schedule last week and if you’re like me, that’s the signal to begin looking into Canucks fan road trips! With division realignment placing the Canucks in a division with the Californian teams and a balanced schedule allowing the Canucks to visit every NHL city, this year is the best year in a long time to plan a Canucks road trip. Due to the geographical...

Who Starts In Goal For Team Canada?

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, I know they invited five goalies to Canada’s summer Olympic orientation camp–Roberto Luongo, Corey Crawford, Mike Smith, Carey Price and Braden Holtby–but let’s get serious here. It’s a very fluid situation in net as to who plays in Sochi; it’s the one area where we aren’t up to snuff with the Swedes and the Finns and...
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