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How do hockey players, those tough and barbaric hockey players, stay loose in the offseason? With some yoga, of course!
The Vancouver Canucks probably needed a little Zen after getting swept in the first round of the NHL playoffs by the San Jose Sharks.
Now, yoga has been proven to help a variety of athletic skills, as well as other facets of human life such as mood, energy and nutrition. It just goes to show you that those brawny hockey players aren't always chewing on nails in their free time.
On the other hand, some of the Canucks' disappointed fans might already be thinking of them as downward facing dogs.
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Could two become none?
There was much shock and uncertainty in Vancouver last Sunday when Mike Gillis flipped Cory Schneider at the draft to the hometown Devils for the eighth overall pick. Shock for the culmination of the two-headed goaltending cloud that has hung over the Canucks since Schneider joined the Manitoba Moose way back in 2007. The logical conclusion, then, was that...
Down The Middle
Another year, another question mark for the Vancouver Canucks at third line centre.
The patchwork system of Jordan Schroeder, Derek Roy and even Mason Raymond at times is now down to Schroeder, newly signed Brad Richardson and a handful of promising prospects.
It wouldn’t be a problem if a fourth line centre spot was all that was up for grabs, but the Canucks knew...
Gillis is making rookie mistakes
In relationships, whether romantic, business, or otherwise, the key to health and longevity is honesty. When you make promises that you don’t live up to, that harms the bond that you are trying to build. Similarly, if you can’t own up to your mistakes, you lose credibility in the eyes of your partner.
Relationships are about give and take, and...
from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province,
Consider Alex Edler to start. Assuming he’s still here, could he play any worse? There’s only one way to go, and that’s up.
How about Zack Kassian? Could he contribute much less than he did last season? Imagine what playing half or a full season with the Sedin twins might do to his confidence, level of commitment and enjoyment...
Oh, the Disillusionment When the Canucks season came to a screeching halt at the hands of a four game sweep, courtesy of the San Jose Sharks, you just had to know changes were coming. Be it the coaching, the players themselves or the always present mess in net, this team was just flat out awful. Top to bottom, complacency plagued this squad to the bitter end. This, the latest in...
I jumped the gun in assuming that the Grand Rapids Griffins had brought back one of the AHL-only contracted vets who played for the Grififns during their Calder Cup run in in defenseman Nathan Paetsch a couple days ago--when the team re-signed Triston Grant and Brennan Evans instead...
But now I don't have to worry about getting it wrong. According to Fox 17's Steve Amorose...