Found March 09, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Follow me on twitter @IanEsplen to chat hockey, sports and life in general anytime Hopefully this works, but this is a table of the Vancouver Canucks selections during the Mike Gillis era. Sorry about the scroll down space, but it's worth a lookover. The has been much debate during the Gillis era about why Vancouver does not draft more "home grown" players out of the Dub. While the ju...

NWSB Picks: The weekly Vancouver Canucks three stars

Few bright spots in underwhelming week It was a very disappointing week for the Vancouver Canucks, and certainly for their legion of fans. The team dropped two of three games, and to teams they really, really should beat. The lone bright spot was a home victory over the defending champion L.A. Kings. It’s always a great feeling to beat the team that ended your season a year ago...

Vancouver Canucks Sued by Italian Sports Psychologist Hired After Stanley Cup Loss to Bruins

It has been said that the Bruins got inside Roberto Luongo‘s head during the 2011 Stanley Cup Final. It appears that to some extent, one of the owners of the Vancouver Canucks agrees — and those mind games are now headed to the courts. According to Italian sports psychologist Bruno Demichelis, Canucks co-owner Francesco Aquilini hired him away from soccer club Chelsea after...

Hey fans…when is it the right time for Van City to make a trade?

Early struggles in a truncated season There is a slight chance you grimaced at the title of this article, and I guess you have the right to do so, but the Canucks are in an interesting position right now. Though they sit third in the Western Conference as of now, they’re only three points up on the Minnesota Wild.  I know it’s hard and seems rather ridiculous to harp on a team...

Brad Ratgen: Canucks Limp Into St. Paul Tonight. Game Day Preview: Vancouver in Minny

The Vancouver Canucks come limping into St. Paul tonight, losers in their last 3 games (one in regulation, one in overtime and one in a shootout) and losers in their last 5 out of 6 (the other two losses both in regulation). In their last ten games, they have gone 3-3-4. To make matters worse, most recently, they lost to Columbus in overtime. These recent losses have helped bring...

ICYMI Canucks lose to the Columbus Blue Jackets #fireav

AV…duck, the pitchforks are out! The purpose of hockey is to win and the Canucks haven’t been taking two points away from games lately. An overtime loss to Columbus combined with their recent string of efforts is enough to make this quite level-headed Canucks fan thoughtfully finger the panic button. Perhaps the window is closing, perhaps they’re merely the latest reincarnation...

Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild Game 24 notes, prediction & tweets!

Here we go again… It’s yet another chance for the Vancouver Canucks to right the ship heading into March’s crunch, as the beleaguered club has won just three of its last 11. Thankfully, tonight’s matchup features a Northwest division rival that the Canucks have dominated in the recent past. They’ll need another win tonight to keep the Wild from knocking on the door of a...

Canucks-Wild Preview

The Vancouver Canucks' recent struggles have allowed the Minnesota Wild to tighten the Northwest Division race. A three-game homestand may be just what the Wild need to overtake the Canucks. The Wild look to continue their impressive play at home Sunday night and pull even with the division-leading Canucks by sending them to their sixth loss in seven games. Vancouver (11-6...

Parise's big night powers Wild to 4-2 win over Canucks

  In a sick, twisted way, I love Vancouver Canucks fans.  There is no other fanbase in hockey that is this manic.  Not even Toronto or Montreal fans are this crazy.  See, at least in those two cities, that fans have reasons to be as off-kilter as they are.  They have the storied history,  and the Stanley Cups to match it.  Vancouver, not so much.  Canucks fans live in...
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