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By Amy Fetherolf (@afetherolf)
Goalie stats pulled from Monday January 28, 2013, through Sunday February 3, 2013.
1. Roberto Luongo – Luongo has played his way into a starter role for the time being after beginning the season as Cory Schneider’s backup. The three-time Vezina finalist has allowed just three goals in his last three starts, stopping 77 of 80 shots (.963 save percentage), and earning a shutout against Colorado. He was outstanding in Vancouver’s shootout win over Chicago:
2. Craig Anderson – Anderson continued his rock-solid play in four starts last week, stopping 129 of 132 shots (.955 save percentage). Unfortunately for Ottawa, they failed to capitalize on two great games from Anderson, losing their last two 1-0 to Carolina and 2-1 to Montreal.
3. Antti Niemi – Niemi stopped 77 of 82 shots (.939 save percentage) in his last three starts for San Jose.
Honorable mentions: Corey Crawford stopped 44 of 47 (.936 save percentage) shots in his last two start...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Canucks beat the Blackhawks in a shootout, but the win didn't come without some worry from Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo.
Roberto Luongo made his fourth consecutive start Monday night for the Vancouver Canucks. Any other year, that would be nothing of note. But given the offseason the Canucks went through, it's a bit head-scratching.
The Canucks seemed all but committed to Cory Schneider after giving the former backup a three-year contract extension worth $12 million. The secondary move, after...
Canucks save goal of the week for bitter rivals
The Vancouver Canucks split their four games this past week with wins over the Avalanche and Blackhawks, leaning on surprise starter Roberto Luongo to backstop the team to victory.
While Roberto Luongo was earning 3rd star of the week honours, Vancouver’s offensive game quietly got the job done this week against one of the league’s...
Roberto Luongo made his fourth consecutive start Monday night for the Vancouver Canucks. Any other year that would be nothing of note, but given the offseason the Canucks went through, it’s a bit head-scratching.
The Canucks seemed all but committed to Cory Schneider after giving the former backup a three-year contract extension worth $12 million. The secondary move, after signing...
It looks like Luongo will get the starts in Vancouver
Now your probably reading this and saying why is this on a Bruins blog? The answer is because I, like most Bruins fans despise the Canucks and all their antics after that 7 game Stanley Cup finals, and
nothing makes me happier than seeing a team I hate so much having a bunch of problems.
At the start of the short season...
I Love Lou
Cory Schneider is still the starter of the Vancouver Canucks in the same way Roberto Luongo was still the starter last year when Schneider was riding a hot hand.
All that’s really happening right now is that Luongo is increasing his trade value.
Oh, and Ryan Kesler took part in his first practice yesterday.
Things are looking up.
Matchup: Vancouver Canucks (4 – 2...
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Headline: Canucks Invade Edmonton With 1st Place on the Line
The Vancouver Canucks head Northeast on Monday night to take on one of their threats in the Northwest Division of the NHL. The Canucks enter Monday’s contest having won 2 straight games while the young Oilers return home after losing two of three games on the road, and having played their worst game...
The Edmonton Oilers served notice in their season opener that they probably won't be pushovers against the Vancouver Canucks this season.
Already with a rare victory over Roberto Luongo, the Oilers look for more success against the Canucks in Monday night's rematch at Rexall Place.
Edmonton (4-3-1) took only one of six 2011-12 meetings against Vancouver, but got off to...
NEW YORK (February 4, 2013) -- Buffalo Sabres left wing Thomas Vanek, Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo have been named the NHL’s ‘Three Stars’ for the week ending Feb. 3. Continue reading "Stars Of The Week"
EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Vancouer Canucks came back from a 2-0 deficit on the road to beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 in overtime Monday night, securing their spot atop the Northwest Division standings. The Oilers jumped out to a 2-0 lead and then hung on for dear life in the last 30 minutes of regulation. They were outshot 15-4 in the second period and didn't get its first shot...