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Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night. The writing was on the wall when Nick Bonino was allowed as many chances as he wanted to score on Roberto Luongo. nice to see the return of David Booth. At least Mason Raymond had a pretty wraparound goal.
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Dustin Penner recently injured himself by eating pancakes and the fans in Vancouver were not about to let him forget it. Some clever fans brought some maple syrup and strategically placed it behind Penner. Well played, well played.
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