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Rob The Hockey Guy:
Aaron Rome is experiencing a phenomenon that only Jeff Cowan and Rory Fitzpatrick can relate to right now. Aaron Rome Mania has swept Canuck Nation. Rome returned from injury last week and played his first four games of the season. In those four games the Canucks have gone 3-1 and Rome has 3 goals and 2 assists!
Five points in four games usually isn’t something that will spawn a frenzy among fans, except for the fact that it’s Aaron freaking Rome doing it! You see, Rome had 5 points all of last season. His only goal of the regular season was into an empty net, needing Henrik Sedin to do some curling style sweeping for it to cross the line. In fact, Rome had only one non-empty net goal in his previous 133 regular season games before this unforeseen outburst. That goal came all the way back on April 3rd, 2008 when he was a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Aaron Rome Mania is so big, that now there’s a Rory Fitzpatrick style movement to get him into the all star game (search #vote...
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What a game last night. The Canucks returned home for the first time in six games and the fans got to see the much anticipated regular season, home debut, of the legendary Aaron Rome. The only other debut in Canucks history that had has had this much hype behind it was Bure's. Unlike Bure, Rome did not disappoint, he had 3 points and guided the Canucks to a 4-1 win. I believe...
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with a complete look and analysis at the State of the Goalie position in Vancouver. It's clear Roberto Luongo has hit a rough patch in his relationship with Canucks fans. But its also clear Luongo is statistically more reliable than other goaltenders he's measured against.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the Canucks win over the N.Y. Islanders. We he loves. Aaron Rome is on pace for a cool 51 goals this year, this Cody Hodgson kid is good. David Booth thanked god and sealed the deal with an empty-netter.
Steve Lee brings us his weekly Canuck in the spotlight. A great column on the Vancouver Canucks. Ryan Kesler is under the spotlight for the Canucks, who points out that Kesler on a line with David Booth and Alexandre Burrows, is sandwiched between players with a similar style, that's a good thing.
No. 1 Star: Aaron Rome, Vancouver Canucks
With his goal against the New York Islanders, Aaron Rome now has more goals in his last four games than he scored in 131 previous NHL games. Rome shoveled home a loose puck in the slot past Evgeni Nabokov for a 1-0 lead at 1:57 of the first, his third goal of the season. Rome also assisted on Cody Hodgson's third-period power-play...
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the Canucks loss to the Anaheim Ducks. Whether its rust or an adjustment period with the eye it's hard to say anything good about Manny Malhotra and his game right now
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Roberto Luongo made 23 saves to help the Vancouver Canucks beat the Islanders 4-1 on Sunday night.
Aaron Rome had a goal and two assists, Cody Hodgson and David Booth each had a goal and an assist, and Henrik Sedin also scored for Vancouver, coming off...
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His good friend Pavol Demitra, a three-time NHL All-Star, was among the 36 members of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team who died in a Sept. 7 plane crash in Russia.
The Vancouver Canucks made easy work of the Chicago Blackhawks in the rivals' first matchup of the season, excelling on special teams in a dominating victory.
The clubs meet again Wednesday night as Chicago enters the first leg of its annual six-game circus trip, leading the Western Conference but also a bit banged up.
Vancouver (9-8-1) went 5 for 6 on the power play and scored...
Roberto Luongo made 23 saves to help the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 4-1 on Sunday night.