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Vancouver Canucks goaltender Cory Schneider will receive the start for Thursday's game against the Northwest Division rival Minnesota Wild.
Schneider, who has already defeated the Wild this season, has posted a 2-1-0 mark with a 1.80 goals-against average and .929 save percentage.
Vezina Trophy finalist Roberto Luongo has struggled mightily against Thursday's opponent. He has been mustered just a 3-9-2 mark with a 3.58 goals-against average in games in Minnesota.
Vancouver (6-5-1) and Minnesota (5-3-3) are tied for third place in the division.
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Vancouver Canucks sports blogger Carolyn Smith reports on the fantastic news today that former Captain Canuck Trevor Linden received the Order of Canada today for Dedication to the community. Linden is one of the most respected players in Canucks franchise history. Congrats Trev!
Vancouver sports blogger Aidan Chafe weighs in with his first Vancouver Canucks weekly three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through six games of the Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 campaign. Alexander Edler, Christopher Higgins, and Maxim Lapierre are the guys with great performances in the last 7 days.
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, 4. Alexander Edler, Vancouver Canucks
Edler was only one point off the defenseman scoring lead as of Wednesday morning but brings so much more than that to the plate.
5. Kimmo Timonen, Philadelphia Flyers
He plays against the top offensive line from the opposing team every night and still manages to produce offensively. Underrated as ever.
read on for the Top 3…
Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week, things that bother him about the Canucks, "nothing", so he rants about ex New York Rangers forward Sean Avery, and CBC outspoken hockey commentator Don Cherry.
Front row seats to the Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames game: $200 Cup of concession stand beer: $8 Getting your beer spilled by Alex Edler: Priceless www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfU7UdLrQmA What a bad night to be a Flames fan. Not only did this poor guy grow up rooting for the flames, pay an extraordinary amount of money for [...]
Linesman deserve hazard pay. We've always felt this way, given how often they put themselves in harm's way during hockey fights.
We feel even more strongly about it after Thursday night's game between the Minnesota Wild and the Vancouver Canucks, in which linesman Darren Gibbs was punched in the face twice accidentally by Cal Clutterbuck has he wrestled with Maxim Lapierre...
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Ouch, dude. Count this as a valuable lesson learned, folks. The glass along the ice is merely a buffer between you and the on-ice action, in this particular case a game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames. One second you’re carrying your $10 beer back to your seat, the next thing you know, [...]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The fight between Minnesota's Cal Clutterbuck and Vancouver's Maxim Lapierre was intense enough to get an official involved.
Clutterbuck was tied up with Lapierre in front of the Canucks bench late in Thursday's game when the Wild forward swung blindly and inadvertently hit linesman Darren Gibbs in the face instead of Lapierre. ...
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The Vancouver Canucks will resume a six-game road trip tonight against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.
Piece by piece, it's appears to be slowly coming back together for the Vancouver Canucks. First the offence woke up Saturday night with seven goals against the previously dominant Washington Capitals. Then, Tuesday night in Calgary, the much examined Roberto...