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NorthWest Sports Beat:
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.
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Richard Hodges weighs in with an update on the Vancouver Canucks farm team in the AHL the Chicago Wolves. Canucks hired ex-Oilers coach Craig Mactavish to guide the prospects, we update you on Eddie Lack, Chris Tanev, Bill Sweatt, Mike Duco and more. The bubble boys, the two-ways, the guys fighting for their cup of coffee in the NHL.
Vancouver Canucks winger Mason Raymond (hurt in last years Stanley Cup Playoffs) has been on skates for about three weeks, working with skills coach Glenn Carnegie, recently practicing with his Canucks teammates. He'll be inserted into the Canucks lineup this week NWSB has been told.
Oh beautiful British Columbia, how you are Canada’s paradox. You are the land of the Super Natural. I’ve seen your majestic mountains, stunning ocean and beautiful urban parks. You have it all West Coasters; Gentle winters, liberal politicians, booming film industry, affluent citizens and a commendable appreciation for CFL. You even had the Olympics. You just got to show off...
Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond could make his return to the lineup this week.
Raymond has been sidelined since suffered a fractured vertebrae in June during the Stanley Cup Finals.
The injury occurred when Raymond got tangled with Boston's Johnny Boychuk and was checked backward into the boards. He wound up being immobilized for two months.
Raymond practiced Monday...
Reports have surfaced stating Mason Raymond will return sometime this week, maybe by the weekend, during Vancouver Canucks upcoming three-game road trip. Raymond is expected to line up on the left side with center Ryan Kesler and David Booth in his first game this campaign. The winger suffered a serious back injury during last season's Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final against...
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.
Apparently Dr. Mark Recchi has stirred up the Vancouver Canucks with a few of his comments he made on a radio show in Boston Last week.
You can hear Recchi's comments on the media file below. If my memory serves me right I also recall saying some of the same things about the Vancouver Canucks, " I have said in the past that the Vancouver Canucks are one of the most unlikable...
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...
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. Ryan Kesler added an empty-net goal at 19:30 of the third to round out the scoring.
Semyon Varlamov will return to the starting net Wednesday night when the Avalanche hosts the Vancouver Canucks.
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.