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Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.
The Bleacher Creatures dolls for Vancouver Canucks stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin. As Capitals Outsider said: "Bleacher Creatures really going out of their way to distinguish the Henrik doll from the Daniel."
• S.O.B. Graham James pleads guilty to sexual assault charges involving two former players, including Theo Fleury. [CP]
• Looking back at "a budding coach and a predatory pedophile." [Winnipeg Free Press]
• Goalie controversy brewing in Chicago? Ray Emery gets his third straight appearance at the Islanders on Thursday night over starter Corey Crawford. Said Coach Q: "If you look at all the teams in the league, every goalie that wasn't a starter gets a chance to get a couple of games in a row and sometimes even more. In the course of the season you're going to see some things...
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Vancouver Canucks blogger Riley Trottier weighs in with his thoughts on the walking wounded. The Canucks injury report. One more player has been added this week with the announcement Sunday morning that forward Aaron Volpatti will be out 4-6 months because he requires shoulder surgery. Enter Dale Weise, again.
An underachiever is a person who fails to achieve his or her potential or does not do as well as expected. Overachievers are individuals who perform better or achieve more success than expected. Richard brakes down the Vancouver Canucks who fit in 2011. Version 1.0. Manny Malhotra, Keith Ballard, Jannick Hansen, Chris Higgins, Cory Schneider make the list.
After months of recuperation and rehabilitation, Mason Raymond was pumped to return to the ice last Thursday.
Then he found out just before game time that, because some documentation wasn't sent to the NHL in time, he would be forced to wait to return to the Vancouver lineup. But what are 72 more hours when your career could have ended six months earlier?
"I felt good...
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Colorado Avalanche. A nice 6-0 win for Vancouver. It an understandable rule quirk but through no fault of Roberto Luongo or Cory Schneider no one gets credit for the shutout per official NHL rules. Daniel Sedin had a nice hat trick.
Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Montreal Canadiens game Thursday? We’ve got the highlights for you. Cody Hodgson netted the shootout winner as the Vancouver Canucks stormed back from a three-goal deficit to upend the host Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Thursday night. Carey Price and Roberto Luongo put on a good show themselves, both making great saves.
VANCOUVER — Hockey drama in the third period and postgame about what happened in Vancouver’s 6-0 victory tonight at Rogers Arena. Never like to see players get hurt, but ramifications of the head injury to Avs defenseman Ryan Wilson and the leg injury to Canucks forward David Booth will undoubtedly be remembered the rest of the season or beyond.
Wilson was knocked out of the...
Daniel Sedin scored three times, Cory Schneider had 20 saves in relief of Roberto Luongo and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-0 on Tuesday night. Jannik Hansen had two goals for the Canucks, who sealed their seventh victory in eight games with four third-period goals in a span of 4 1/2 minutes.
Daniel Sedin scored three times, Cory Schneider had 20 saves in relief of Roberto Luongo and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Cody Hodgson scored twice, including the only shootout goal, and the Vancouver Canucks overcame a three-goal deficit for a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
Cody Hodgson scored twice, including the only shootout goal, and the Vancouver Canucks overcame a three-goal deficit for a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night. Roberto Luongo, who stopped 20 shots, turned aside David Desharnais, Max Pacioretty and Michael Cammalleri in the tie-breaker as Vancouver won its third in a row.
VANCOUVER — Avalanche center Paul Stastny practiced this morning but will miss his first game of the season tonight when Colorado plays the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena.