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Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Nashville Predators. Mike Fisher's game-winning goal with about 75 seconds left was the quintessential gut-puncher When Dan Hamhuis hit the post with the Canucks up 5-3, did anyone realize how crucial that play would turn out to be?
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The Canucks and Predators squared off on Thursday night and the highlight of the night came from Vancouvers best known super fans, the green men. The Green Men showed up for the first time his season and decided to taunt Shea Weber with a cutout of the naked Ryan Kesler photo from ESPN The Magazine’s 2011 Body Issue. The result was some of the best video we have seen in quite...
from Cam Cole of the Vancouver Sun, People who move to Vancouver from other parts of Canada often lament that they miss the four seasons.
Roberto Luongo has no idea what they’re talking about.
The four seasons, he must know, are clear enough in the eyes of many a Vancouver Canucks fan: Despair, Alarm, Hope and Heartbreak.
And anger is the background music, the rain that knows...
The Vancouver Green Men were back at it again on Thursday night, as the Canucks hosted the Nashville predators and their captain, Shea Weber. Weber has gotten into a scrap or two with Canucks forward Ryan Kesler, so what better way to taunt Weber in the penalty box than with a picture of Kesler? Maybe a picture of Kesler, but naked. The green men taunted Kesler when he found himself...
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Loyal readers of this blog know that I love trade rumours. Not just trade rumours, but when you’re sitting around with your buddies and say “hey, what do you think the Canucks would have to give up to get Shea Weber”. Love it. I even came up with my own trade proposal last season, trying to figure out a way to get Jarome Iginla (if Calgary ever agreed to that deal, I’m certain...
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo will be re-evaluated Thursday after aggravating a groin injury in Tuesday's game against Columbus.
The 37-year-old Salo was given the day off Wednesday. He missed three contests earlier in the season with a sore groin.
In 21 games this season, Salo has five goals and 13 assists.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 25 matchup between the Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks. Canucks lost with 1:16 left in regulation. Vancouver's Cory Schneider and Nashville's Pekka Rinne combined to allow eight goals on just 23 shots. Daniel Sedin Cody Hodgson, Alex Burrows, Aaron Volpatti and Jannik Hansen scored for Vancouver.
VANCOUVER, B.C. (AP) -- Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 1:16 left, and the Nashville Predators beat Vancouver 6-5 on Thursday night to snap Canucks backup goalie Cory Schneider's five-game winning streak.
Fisher went to the net and backhanded a centering pass from Martin Erat over a sprawling Roberto Luongo, who replaced Schneider in the high-scoring game...
Just when you thought that the Vancouver Green Men had run out of ideas to taunt the opponent, the below video comes to light.
It shows the Green Men using a naked cut-out of Ryan Kelser to taunt the Nashville Predators Shea Weber in the penalty box:
(Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)
In a game that saw all of the goalies in action (4) and plenty of scorers (10), the Nashville Predators beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-5 in a contest that will be featured on NHL Home Ice's "Games Gone Wild" for the rest of the year.After the Predators saw a 3-1 lead collapse into a 5-3 deficit, the team fought pack to tie the game with two late goals in the second...
Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 1:16 left, and the Nashville Predators beat Vancouver 6-5 on Thursday to snap Canucks backup goalie Cory Schneider's five-game winning streak.
Mason Raymond missed his planned return to the Vancouver Canucks lineup on Thursday because of an issue with paperwork.
Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 1:16 left, and the Nashville Predators beat Vancouver 6-5 on Thursday night to snap Canucks backup goalie Cory Schneider's five-game winning streak.
It seems unlikely that Roberto Luongo will go down in history as hockey's version of Wally Pipp, but backup Cory Schneider is not giving Vancouver Canucks coach Alain Vigneault any reason to go back to his No. 1 goaltender.
Schneider, anticipated to make a seventh straight start, looks to lead the Canucks to their sixth win in a row Thursday night against the struggling Nashville...
The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Predators 6, Canucks 5Smashville 24/7 3 stars of the night:1. Anders Lindback, NSH (19 saves)2. Mike Fisher, NSH (2 goals)3. Henrik Sedin, VAN (2 assists)Recaps around the blogosphere:Preds On The GlassThe View from 111Section 303The PredatorialHockey Night in NashvilleOn The ForecheckPlay of the game: