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Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week a special message to the Vancouver Canucks. What makes him angry about the Canucks and NHL this week? People who attack the other team’s fans. Also The focus on Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin. They’re having a great year, no doubt about it.
BEST OF MAXIM
Like it or not, the book on how to beat the Vancouver Canucks is to push them around, to smack them around. The NHL is a copycat league, and when the spotlight was on the Canucks in the Stanley Cup Final, the Boston Bruins beat the Canucks on the scoreboard while beating them in the alley. Here’s what Henrik Sedin has to say about that:
You know what? I’m pretty tired of that...
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodgers reports Byron Bitz has been placed on waivers after “he cleared himself ready to play,” according to Alain Vigneault. “He’s been in Chicago for three weeks now practicing with the team. President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-assigned right wing Mark Mancari to the Chicago Wolves of the AHL as well.
Henrik Sedin has apparently had Twisted Sister on repeat on his iPod lately. The Canucks forward is fed up. He's not necessarily fed up with being pushed around -- as he and his brother Daniel Sedin have become known to accept -- but instead, Henrik is sick and tired of being asked about being pushed around. Los Angeles defenseman Drew Doughty became the latest to rough up the...
Vancouver, B.C. â Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have re-assigned right wing Mark Mancari ...
Lost in the Canucks recent strong play is the fact a major weapon in David Booth is still out.
Booth anxious to return
"It's really frustrating and I wish it didn't happen," said Booth. "I thought I was playing better and now it's a process of getting back there. This was my third day on the ice and I've only been skating...
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac dips into the Moments In Time series at NWSB for his next blog post about the Vancouver Canucks WORST ever NHL draft picks. He ranks them from 5 thru 1. Petr Nedved, Jason Herter, Patrick White, Libor Polasek, and Dan Woodley all make the list. Would you make any changes to this list? Who would you add?
Centers Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks have been named the NHL 'Three Stars' for the month of December.
THIRD STAR -- HENRIK SEDIN, C, VANCOUVER CANUCKS
CENTER - VAN
GOALS: 10 | ASST: 36 | PTS: 46
SOG: 59 | +/-: 15
Michael Handzus scored the only goal in a shootout and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Monday night.
Jannik Hansen and Cody Hodgson scored for the Canucks in regulation.
Benn Ferriero and Patrick Marleau gave the Sharks a 2-1 lead midway through the game.
In the shootout, Handzus faked twice and then beat Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo on the stick side.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 39 matchup between the Vancouver Canucks vs. Los Angeles Kings. A 4-1 L.A. win. The Canucks were primed to take control of Saturday's game with a 4-minute power play. But the Kings came up with a huge penalty kill and their biggest win under Darryl Sutter. Mike Richards, Anze Kopitar scored back to back goals to take the lead...
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. Justin Williams recorded a goal and an assist as the Los Angeles Kings kicked beat Vancouver 4-1 Saturday. Kevin Bieksa extended his points streak to 6 games with a goal for Vancouver.
Ya Ya I know we're playing the 5th game in 8 nights in 4 cities. Big Deal. These guys can hack it.
There will be no fatigue vs the San Jose Sharks today at Rogers Arena.
San Jose at Vancouver
When: 8:00 PM ET, Monday, January 2, 2012
Where: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia
Rogers Sportsnet Pacific
San Jose has the NHL's third-worst penalty kill with a...
While the overall performance of the Northwest Division-leading Vancouver Canucks hasn't left much to be desired, coach Alain Vigneault voiced displeasure with his team's recent efforts on the power play.
Those scuffles, though, pale in comparison to the Minnesota Wild's struggles of late.
Hoping to avoid a 10th defeat in 11 games overall, the Wild look to snap a nine...
Michael Handzus scored the only goal in a shootout and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Monday night. Jannik Hansen and Cody Hodgson scored for the Canucks in regulation. Benn Ferriero and Patrick Marleau gave the Sharks a 2-1 lead midway through the game. In the shootout, Handzus faked twice and then beat Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo on the stick side.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The third time was the charm.It took a shootout goal by Michal Handzus to win it for the Sharks, but after dropping two tight, hard-fought contests to the Vancouver Canucks that ended 3-2 earlier this season, San Jose finally earned a victory by the same score Monday