Found May 05, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Vancouver down 0-2 to San Jose, will start Cory Schneider in goal tonight. No matter who is in goal for the Canucks, they need more from their top players to get back into this series.   Vigneault - "Cory's playing. He's good to go. Goaltending hasn't been the issue, but prior to his injury, he was real good." #Canucks — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) May 5, 2013

Canucks Are Done

from Cam Cole of the Vancouver Sun, Cory Schneider's "body injury" has healed. His other wounds, apparently not. And worst of all, his goal-scoring drought continues. Schneider, re-inserted as the starting goalie for Game 3 by coach Alain Vigneault for no other reason than because he thought it was the right thing to do, was lit up for three early third...

Sharks manhandle Schneider, Canucks

Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored twice to spoil Cory Schneider's return to the nets for Vancouver and the San Jose Sharks won their third straight game to open the playoffs, beating the Canucks 5-2 on Sunday night. Pavelski scored the first two goals and Couture and Patrick Marleau added scores 9 seconds apart to break the game open early in the third period and give...

NHL game puts pizza order in disarray

Friday night was a tough one for one pizza-loving Vancouver Canucks fan, whose pick-up order for a rally snack during the Canucks' Game 2 meeting with San Jose quickly became a pie that called for delivery, before ultimately arriving at his door as a somber reminder of another game gone wrong. The story starts with this tweet of a receipt reportedly showing the details of what...

Canucks fan changed pizza pick-up plan to delivery because game was tied

The Vancouver Canucks have already put themselves on the brink of elimination with a blowout loss to the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. They are currently trailing 3-0 in the series, but things didn’t always look so grim. During Game 2 on Friday night, Vancouver fans briefly had their spirits lifted when Ryan Kesler scored in the third period to tie the game. Prior to that, the...

Canucks like to go head first into the pool

Known around the league as "The Dive Team", "Divers", "P*ssies", "Panzies" and any other name you could call them, this is the Vancouver Canucks. Whenever the team in blue and green steps on the ice, you can guarantee a few dives here and there throughout the game. The most infamous Canucks' forwards are Ryan Kesler, Alex Burrows, Maxim...

Time to drop plunger on Vancouver Canucks?

Barring a miraculous comeback, the Vancouver Canucks will exit the NHL playoffs during the first round.That could trigger serious changes in the Pacific Northwest. The Canucks sent off warning flares while losing their first three games to the San Jose Sharks, including a 5-2 debacle Sunday. Could a move or two vault this squad back to Stanley Cup contention?  Or has the time come...

Receipt shows loyal Vancouver hockey fan cancelled pizza pick-up because game was tied

Nothing takes precedence over getting your pizza home before it gets cold. That is usually true unless you're a die hard Vancouver Canucks fan and the game is too close to call. The latest restaurant receipt with a comment to go viral shows a loyal Canucks fan cancelling his pizza pickup because his team was tied with the San Jose Sharks in a tense Game 2 battle Friday night...

Canucks Defenseman Kevin Bieksa Accuses Joe Thornton, Logan Couture of Embellishing

Sometimes in sports, a story comes along that seems just way too crazy to be true. This time around, the story comes courtesy of Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa. While the Canucks have been accused of diving by many across the game in the last few seasons, it was Bieksa who came out and blasted two members of the San Jose Sharks, accusing them of diving in the two teams’...

Henrik Sedin Butt-Ends Logan Couture After Faceoff in Sharks’ Game 3 Win (Animation)

The Vancouver Canucks are one game from being eliminated in the first round for the second consecutive year. Apparently, frustration is starting to set in. Vancouver captain Henrik Sedin, who has a reputation of being a squeaky-clean player, may have crossed a line in Game 3 on Sunday night against San Jose. The Canucks forward appeared to catch Sharks forward Logan Couture with...

Bieksa accuses Sharks of embellishment

"Whether you think we’re embellishers or not doesn’t take away the fact those 2 guys are doing it as well. Forget about the past." - Bieksa — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) May 6, 2013 This is funny stuff, apparently, Vancouver Canucks Defenseman Kevin Bieksa is accusing the San Jose Sharks of embellishing and head snapping. You can't make this stuff up...

A Strategic Canuck Mistake

The Vancouver Canucks have played two games against the San Jose Sharks in the playoffs so far and lost them both.  The second game was an overtime loss.  While there are many reasons to explain their losses - luck being a major one - one significant reason that I haven't seen discussed is the lack of faith the Canucks have in their fourth line.  Of all players who have two...

Canucks Need More Goals

from Mark Spector of Sportsnet, There are no secrets why the Vancouver Canucks are behind the San Jose Sharks 2-0 in this series, why their season hangs by a thread heading into the toughest building in the National Hockey League this season. It’s production — or a lack thereof. It is, first and foremost, the waning Sedin twins. It’s Alex Burrows. Whatever...
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