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Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Vancouver Canucks vs. Colorado Avalanche Wednesday matchup. The Canucks are -118 road favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. My feeling is that the good version of the Canucks appears at the Pepsi center on Wednesday. Can Matt Duchene keep up with Ryan Kesler, Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin?
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Vancouver sports blogger Aidan Chafe weighs in with his Vancouver Canucks weekly three stars post. Here are the few noteworthy performers through Nov 22nd of the Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 campaign. Dan Hamhuis, Cory Schneider and Chris Higgins are the guys with great performances in the last 7 days.
Cory Schneider stopped 24 shots for his second career shutout, Manny Malhotra and Alexandre Burrows had early goals, and the Vancouver Canucks extended a run of dominance against Colorado with a 3-0 win on Wednesday night.
The Colorado Avalanche hockey operation a mess. Every move general manager Greg Sherman makes seems to turn to muck.Last season he made a big play for former first overall pick Erik Johnson, getting the puck-rushing defenseman, center Jay McClement and a first-round pick from the Blues for power forward Chris Stewart, defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and a second-round pick.Johnson has...
More than two years have passed since the Vancouver Canucks have failed to earn at least one point when facing the Colorado Avalanche.
Meeting the Avs in Denver could help the Canucks extend that streak and give coach Alain Vigneault the franchise record for victories.
Vancouver looks to continue its recent domination of Colorado and hand the Avalanche another home loss Wednesday...
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Cory Schneider made 24 saves to record his first shutout of the season -- and second of his career -- as the Vancouver Canucks blanked the Colorado Avalanche, 3-0, at Pepsi Center.
For a long time as a sports writer, I never knew what covering a bad team felt like.
How’s this for a good run:
- beat writer, Colorado Foxes APSL soccer team in early ’90s, they win two league championships under my watch.
- beat writer, DU Pioneers, 1993 or ’94, can’t remember which, and they go to the NCAA final eight.
- beat writer, 1994-95 Denver Grizzlies...