Found April 04, 2013 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Oilers vs. Canucks Game Preview Two of the three meetings between the Northwest rivals have gone to extra time. Edmonton earned a 3-2 shootout win on the road Jan. 20 and Vancouver returned the favor with a 3-2 overtime win at the Oilers on Feb. 4. 10:30 PM ET, Rogers Arena Matchup/Stats Insight: NWSB Preview: More...

Luongo vents: My contract 'sucks'

Roberto Luongo was disappointed that he wasn't traded before the NHL's trade deadline, and he is blaming it on his contract.

Luongo says My Contract Sucks

Luongo says My Contract Sucks! In case you missed it today. Nucks goalie Roberto Luongo showed his frustration with his contract and his current status as a backup goaltender today after practice. "My contract sucks -- that's what's the problem," Luongo said. "I'd scrap it if I could now. It's a tough situation for everybody, no doubt. We'...

Mike Gillis Canucks GM Had a Very Bad Day

NHL Trade Deadline Day 2013 may possibly go down as the worst day in Mike Gillis’ tenure as General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks Michael D. Gillis’ worst day on the job for the Canucks NWSB Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall slams GM Mike Gillis, calling Wednesday's NHL Trade Deadline MG's worst day on the job yet. But it hasn't always been...

Vancouver reveals the Derek Roy trade call

The Vancouver Canucks posted a fascinating video on their YouTube channel, revealing what goes on during a trade call. The Canucks filmed assistant GM Lawrence Gilman's call with Dallas assistant GM Frank Provenzano and Brandon Pridham of the NHL as they discussed the Derek Roy trade. If you're unfamiliar with how a trade call works, this is a fascinating look behind...

Canucks Weekly 3 Stars

It was (another) up and down week for the Vancouver Canucks. The routine we are all too accustomed to seeing this season reared its' ugly head last week as the Canucks showed signs of greatness, and of absolute garbage. NWSB Picks: The weekly Vancouver Canucks three stars NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Bryan McFarlane weighs in with his Nucks...

Pavel Bure honored during Canucks vs. Oilers game tonight

While in attendence, Pavel Bure was honored at Rogers Arena during the Canucks/Oilers game and received a standing ovation from the crowd. This literally brought a tear to my eye. One of my favorite ALL-TIME Vancouver Canucks, the Russian Rocket Bure.

Roberto Luongo: ‘My contract sucks’

Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo watched as the trade deadline came and went, and much to his dismay, he’s still a Canuck. Luongo’s bloated contract full of guaranteed money kept any suitors away, and he bluntly realizes that. “My contract sucks,” he said. “That’s what the problem is. Unfortunately it’s a big factor in trading me and probably why I’m still...

Roberto Luongo still with the Canucks not traded

NHL Trade Deadline has passed. Bob McKenzie from TSN has confirmed that Roberto Luongo is still a Vancouver Canuck. Raffi Torres went to the Sharks. Gaborik went to the Blue Jackets. Nothing else major to report. Dull day. Enjoy! More...

Roberto Luongo stays put, says his contract "sucks"

After months of constant rumors and speculation, Roberto Luongo remains a member of the Vancouver Canucks after the trade deadline. The news that Luongo will remain with the club until at least the summer even inspired a rare "I haven't been traded" press conference from the goaltender shortly after the deadline passed. Why wasn't Luongo traded? The answer likely...

Oilers vs. Canucks Gameday Preview

Fresh off the trade deadline, the Vancouver Canucks host the Edmonton Oilers tonight in the city's first chance to see what Derek Roy can bring to the table. Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks Game 37 notes, prediction & tweets! Richard Hodges previews the Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks April 4th matchup. Richard says the Canucks addressed...

Oilers-Canucks Preview

The Vancouver Canucks were unable to shed Roberto Luongo's hefty contract at the trade deadline, but they are expected to have the one player they did acquire on the ice when they try to avoid a third consecutive loss. Veteran forward Derek Roy could make his debut with the Canucks on Thursday night as they look to prevent the visiting Edmonton Oilers from extending their season...

Video- Line Of The Day

Without a doubt it goes to Roberto Luongo.  Many thought Luongo was headed to Toronto just minutes before the 3:00pm deadline expired, but a deal could not be worked out.  

Ian Esplen: The Shopping List

Follow me on twitter @IanEsplen to chat hockey, sports and life in general anytime Yesterday on the TEAM1040, Assistant GM Laurence Gilman, basically came out and said that Vancouver would be a player today and that they were all in this season. So what does the shopping list look like? 1- Scoring- I doubt that the Vancouver Canucks are done looking for scoring with...
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