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Loungo's in net, Ebbett is back from that collerbone injury suffered in the Boston game. Weise and Bieksa are out.
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The Canucks took back top spot in the conference Saturday night with a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames. With only three games remaining in the regular season, the Canucks sit one point up on the St Louis Blues and tied in points with the New York Rangers for top spot in the entire league (although the Canucks would lose the tie breaker). So the question burning in my head right...
From a gameday report at the Vancouver Canucks website Canucks.com.
Andrew Ebbett hasn't played for 3 months. He gets some game action tonight versus Calgary Flames.
With just four games remaining, Ebbett will get a chance to find his role in the lineup and get some game action in before the post-season and give the coaches just one more option on a very full roster.
Top 50 #Canucks friends to follow on Twitter
Every day this week NWSB has been posting 10 of the top 50 follows in #Canucks nation in no particular order. It kept me busy too. I almost had not time to fire out my Canucks All Access for the week.
But that is up to.
Notice someone important (like yourself?) not on the list?
Social Media: Canucks
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Second Star of the week for me! The Canucks Goaltending
Remember my goaltending rant in this column a few weeks ago?
In fact, just to make sure it never was mentioned again, I had my editor remove it from the sites history. This week, Luongo and Schneider put on a show. Each had a shutout in tough 1-0 wins, and Luongo stopped 38 shots in a 3-2 win against Colorado...
25-8-7 since Jan 1st
The Vancouver Canucks struggled to bring their playoff intensity on Saturday, but managed to make the most of their performance against the Flames, forcing overtime in a 3-2 comeback over Calgary on Hockey Night in Canada.
Roberto Luongo had a shaky return to the crease after sitting out Friday’s game with a sore neck and Marc-Andre Gragnani buried his first...
Flames vs Canucks Game Recap
Did you miss the Calgary Flames vs. Vancouver Canucks Saturday night on Hockey night in Canada?
BOXSCORE | Q’s POST GAME RECAP
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Flames vs. Canucks highlights courtesy NHL.com.
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Canucks host the Not Out Flames Saturday night
The Vancouver Canucks extended their win streak to five games last night and in the process they returned to the team that resembled the one that won the President’s trophy last season. On Saturday night the Canucks host a Calgary team that saw their playoff chances all but disappear with their seventh loss in eight games on Friday...
Friday Night Full of Stars
The Vancouver Canucks recent schedule has allowed them to play kingmaker in the race for the final playoff spots in the Western Conference.
A run of games against Dallas, Colorado, and Los Angeles has helped the Canucks not only effectively eliminate the Avalanche from the race but also helped give the team a week long litmus test to see how they measure...
A Slow Burn
It’s hard to find much fault with the Vancouver Canucks these days, which is obviously fantastic news with the post-season a week and a half away.
The team has flipped the switch that so many thought would be impossible to achieve and more amazingly took over first place in the Western Conference last night thanks to Columbus somehow beating St Louis.
Vancouver Canucks Playoff Chances - Sports Club Stats
According to Sports Club Stats, it will be a team from the Pacific division.
Can't really say any of those teams scare me, though none will be easy.
If I had to rank them for preferability... Phx/LA/Dal/SJ?
Well this is good….
The Canucks can score. The Canucks can score on the powerplay. The Canucks can put together a pretty impressive winning streak.
To think that such a large portion of Canucks Nation was pressing the panic button not more than a week ago is comical. Sure there are still some kinks to be worked out but come on; any sane being could’ve foreseen them bumping the...
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After a stiff neck sidelined Lu, Cory Schneider stepped in and picked up the slack. Schneider was awesome stopping 28 of 30 shots. He was a major reason Vancouver won, as the Canucks got away from playing strong defensively and opened the game up. Nonetheless,...
The results are in and your Vancouver Canucks are officially ________!
Fill it with what you will.
With what happened this past week and Saturday night, the reactions are endless.
Below is the customary list of best AND worst Canucks related writing from all over the interwebz the last few days.
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For the flat our best Canucks coverage...
Superb goaltending is one reason the Vancouver Canucks are already Northwest Division champions for a fourth consecutive season, and are attempting a run at another Presidents' Trophy.
It looks like the Calgary Flames may miss out on the playoffs for a third straight season.
The Canucks look to extend their longest winning streak of 2011-12 and officially eliminate the Flames...