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Henrik and Daniel Sedin each had a goal and assist during a four-goal first period that chased Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne and lifted the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-1 victory over the Predators on Thursday night. Shut out by the New York Rangers despite getting 40 shots Tuesday night, the Canucks wasted little time getting on the board against the slumping Predators.
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After a day of listening to irate callers on the Team 1040 today and receiving some nice feedback on my blog from yesterday’s article ‘Why Everyone Hates Luongo’, I think it would be interesting to take a closer look at Roberto Luongo, by the numbers. Everyone has their opinion on Luongo, and there are a whole lot of misconceptions. Some fans believe that Luongo stunk last...
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1. GET TO LUONGO
Stanley Cup finalist Roberto Luongo hasn’t exactly been on top of his game this season. In just four games, he’s allowed 15 goals. But his lack of confidence doesn’t just come from the current campaign. If you go back to the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins, Luongo has allowed three or more goals in eight of his last nine outings. If you’re keeping...
Both the Vancouver Canucks and the Nashville Predators limped in to Thursday night's contest looking for a cure for the early season "hangover." One team found a cure and the other took the brunt of it.Vancouver easily won the postseason rematch 5-1 after taking an early 4-1 lead in the opening period. All the usual suspects and a rookie scored for Vancouver as goals...
Henrik and Daniel Sedin each had a goal and assist during a four-goal first period that chased Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne and lifted the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-1 victory over the Predators on Thursday night.
As psychologically damaged as Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo might be after years of playoff disappointment and annual scape-goating, his detractors are substantially more insane. The booing at home in October. Whatever the hell "Occupy Luongo" meant during Thursday night's visit from the Nashville Predators. And, in the pages of The Province newspaper...
Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The Canucks’ 4-0 loss to the New York Rangers on Rick Rypien night Tuesday was again blamed on Roberto Luongo, he's back on the horse Thursday night when the Canucks take on the Nashville Predators…
The Nashville Predators needed to shoot the puck. Roberto Luongo needed to stop some pucks.
The Vezina Trophy finalist made 25 saves on just 26 shots en route to the 5-1 Vancouver Canucks victory.
The Preds had two full days off to sit and think about their miserable 12 shot performance against the Edmonton Oilers on Monday but still barely mustered twice that...
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo is finding himself as a favorite target of fans, but hopes they still like him enough to play poker.
After coming up short in each of their first two home games, the Vancouver Canucks pulled off a convincing win at Rogers Arena.
They've been piling up impressive home victories over the Minnesota Wild for the last few seasons.
The Canucks take the ice Saturday looking to win an eighth straight home game over a Wild team trying to build on a thrilling comeback.
Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks Saturday matchup. The Canucks are -210 favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. This is an afternoon game in Vancouver which is rare at 4:30 PT ET. Cory Schneider has enjoyed plenty of success against Minnesota in his career, owning a 3-1-0 record...
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #48 Guillaume Latendresse
2. #7 Matt Cullen
It hasn't been the best of starts to the season for either the Predators or the Canucks. Scoring goals has been at the root of both the team's problems.