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Steve Lee brings us his weekly Canuck in the spotlight. A great column on the Vancouver Canucks. Ryan Kesler is under the spotlight for the Canucks, who points out that Kesler on a line with David Booth and Alexandre Burrows, is sandwiched between players with a similar style, that's a good thing.
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Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with a complete look and analysis at the State of the Goalie position in Vancouver. It's clear Roberto Luongo has hit a rough patch in his relationship with Canucks fans. But its also clear Luongo is statistically more reliable than other goaltenders he's measured against.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the Canucks win over the N.Y. Islanders. We he loves. Aaron Rome is on pace for a cool 51 goals this year, this Cody Hodgson kid is good. David Booth thanked god and sealed the deal with an empty-netter.
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Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo is shelved by a groin muscle strain – not that the team would admit it.
“With what happened in the Buffalo-Boston game there, I'm going to just say it's an upper body injury," Canucks coach Alain Vigneault told the Vancouver Province. “We're not quite sure what's allowed on the goaltenders and what's not allowed...
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo will miss Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks with an upper body injury.
Luongo is being listed as day to day. Backup Cory Schneider will draw the start in net against the Blackhawks.
Luongo is 7-5 with a 2.97 goals-against average and .896 save percentage this season for the reigning Western Conference champions.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Roberto Luongo made 23 saves to help the Vancouver Canucks beat the Islanders 4-1 on Sunday night.
Aaron Rome had a goal and two assists, Cody Hodgson and David Booth each had a goal and an assist, and Henrik Sedin also scored for Vancouver, coming off...
No. 1 Star: Aaron Rome, Vancouver Canucks
With his goal against the New York Islanders, Aaron Rome now has more goals in his last four games than he scored in 131 previous NHL games. Rome shoveled home a loose puck in the slot past Evgeni Nabokov for a 1-0 lead at 1:57 of the first, his third goal of the season. Rome also assisted on Cody Hodgson's third-period power-play...
His good friend Pavol Demitra, a three-time NHL All-Star, was among the 36 members of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team who died in a Sept. 7 plane crash in Russia.
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The Vancouver Canucks made easy work of the Chicago Blackhawks in the rivals' first matchup of the season, excelling on special teams in a dominating victory.
The clubs meet again Wednesday night as Chicago enters the first leg of its annual six-game circus trip, leading the Western Conference but also a bit banged up.
Vancouver (9-8-1) went 5 for 6 on the power play and scored...
Roberto Luongo made 23 saves to help the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 4-1 on Sunday night.
Let’s take a look at two players. Both are around the same size, at 6’2” and just over 200 lbs. Both play center and both are well respected by their teammates and fans alike. Both are considered excellent two-way players, but only one of these guys is on the verge of becoming a superstar, has a Selke Trophy nomination and was invited to fight for an Olympic medal. Since these...