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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Vancouver Canucks have a chance to make a statement on Saturday. They just can't seem to get on the same page about whether or not that should be their goal. There's no sugarcoating the fact that the Canucks were embarrassed in Boston last year, losing the three games in the Stanley Cup Final played on Garden ice by a combined count of 17-3. On Saturday, they return to Boston for the first time since the Bruins humbled them in the Hub in Game 6, then hoisted the Cup in Vancouver in Game 7. So do the...

Did Luongo Ask ‘Out’ Of Today’s Game In Boston?

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, Maybe Roberto Luongo should stop wondering why nobody else ever wants to pump his perpetually saggy tires? The Vancouver Canucks goaltender has once again created a firestorm of criticism by simply doing what everybody predicted “Bobby Lou” would choose in the first place: taking the easy way out. No matter what the Vancouver coaching staff posited...

Cory Schneider to Start Over Roberto Luongo for Canucks Against Bruins in Stanley Cup Finals Rematch

Darn. Corey Schneider is expected between the pipes for the Canucks on Saturday, getting the nod over Roberto Luongo from coach Alain Vigneault. Schneider confirmed the fact after pracice on Friday, as reported by's Douglas Flynn. During the Stanley Cup Finals between the Bruins and Canucks, Luongo was abysmal on the TD Garden ice, getting pulled twice. The goaltender...

Did the Canucks Make the Right Decision By Not Starting Roberto Luongo Against the Bruins?

Roberto Luongo appears to be dodging a bullet on Saturday. Then again, the Canucks may be making a big mistake. With the announcement that Cory Schneider will get the start for the Canucks in their hotly-anticipated rematch of the Stanley Cup Final against the Bruins, Boston fans hoping to see Luongo back in the crease are sure to be disappointed. The TD Garden was a house of horrors...

Corey Perry & Canucks Trade Rumors

The internet is ABLAZE tonight with a MASSIVE TRADE rumor going around. The Ducks Get Mason Raymond, Cody Hodson, and Keith Ballard and a 3rd The Canucks Get Corey Perry When we know more we'll post it here or on the blog.

Alain Vigneault, Henrik Sedin Say Referees Still Missed a Few Calls, Despite Four Power-Play Goals

BOSTON -- After using a 4-for-11 showing on the power play to fuel a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins, Canucks coach Alain Vigneault was mostly pleased with the way the on-ice officials called the game. The key word: mostly. "We still took quite a fair share of penalties. I won't say that I question any of those penalties, because I could get myself in trouble," Vigneault...

No love lost in Cup rematch

The Vancouver Canucks are back in Boston today – their first trip to Massachusetts since last June – to play in the arena where, with the Stanley Cup theirs for the taking, they couldn’t find a way to win in Game 6. In fact they lost badly that night, and then lost again at home two nights later. For their part, the Bruins appear to be more than ready to repeat the unfriendly...

Ian Esplen: I'm Shipping Up to Boston… Whoa Oh Oh

Follow me on Twitter for random hockey talk, question and answer sessions, and the odd witty tweet Twitter Buttons For close to six months, the Vancouver Canucks have had this date circled on their calendar. That’s six months of questioning yourself. Six months of saying “what if” to yourself. Six months of wondering why it happened. Today, January 7th, 2012...

Yes! It’s come to this…The Boston Bruins On TV

Vancouver Canucks blogger Josh Hall tells us we all hate the Bruins here on the west coast and in Vancouver after last years 2011 Stanley Cup finals. So why not mock them by comparing them to TV Show characters he asks. Milan Lucic is Bluto, Tim Thomas is Peter Griffin from Family Guy, Zdeno Chara is Robert Barone from Everybody Loves Raymond, Brad Marchand is Squidward from Spongebob Squarepants.

Canucks score 4 power-play goals, beat Bruins 4-3

The Vancouver Canucks wouldn't let the Bruins push them around anymore and left with something they couldn't get in last year's finals -- a win in Boston.

Hodgson leads Canucks past B's in Cup rematch

BOSTON (AP) Henrik Sedin broke a tie with the third of Vancouver's four power-play goals and the Canucks beat the defending champion Boston Bruins 4-3 on Saturday in the first game between the teams since the Stanley Cup finals.

Canucks vs. Bruins - Open SMACK TALK thread.

Get it on Nucks Fans. I have a question to get us started. Who should start in goal? Luongo or Schneider?

Canucks exact revenge vs. Bruins in Cup rematch

Henrik Sedin broke a tie with the third of Vancouver's four power-play goals and the Canucks beat the defending champion Boston Bruins 4-3 on Saturday in the first game between the teams since the Stanley Cup finals.
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