Found March 23, 2012 on Stars of Big D:
Final Dallas 1 - Vancouver 2 Damn that Cory Schneider. At the end of the game, that's all I could think. The Canucks nominal backup goalie played an incredible game last night as the Stars lost to the Vancouver Canucks. The loss, combined with wins by the LA Kings and Phoenix Coyotes, dropped the Stars third down to the eighth spot in the Western Conference. The Stars now sit one point behind the red-hot Kings (they've won six in a row) for the division lead. The game last night came down to one guy, Schneider. He played a game that was very Kari Lehtonen-like with the way he was stopping shots. Michael Ryder, Loui Eriksson and Alex Goligoski each had wide open slap shots from the face-off circles that Schneider easily parried away. Mike Ribeiro, he of dazzling and twirling skills, had a penalty shot 13 minutes into the second period and tried one of his patented moves, but Schneider literally did nothing and stopped the puck. He just sat there and waited for Ribeiro to ...

Canucks, without Sedin, beat Stars

Cory Schneider made 25 saves and stopped a penalty shot, Mason Raymond scored early in the first period and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Thursday night. The Canucks were without Daniel Sedin, the team leader with 30 goals, sidelined indefinitely because of a head injury. Sedin is back in Vancouver after taking an elbow to the head from Chicago's Duncan...

Stars Pay Tribute To Karlis Skrastins

from Steve Hunt at, The Dallas Stars honored a fallen former teammate on Saturday afternoon. Karlis Skrastins, who played in Dallas from 2009-2011, was honored before the club’s game against the Calgary Flames at American Airlines Center. Skrastines was among those killed when a plane carrying Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL crashed last September. “Obviously it was...

Elbow forces Canucks' Daniel Sedin out of game

Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin left Wednesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks in the first period. Sedin exited the contest shortly after he was elbowed in the head by Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith. Although he played on a subsequent power play, Sedin did not return to the game. Earlier in the period, Sedin had hit Keith in the head with his shoulder. ...

New PP Unit for Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks will switch up their PP units heading into tonight's game against the Avalanche. Ryan Kesler, Alex Burrows and Henrik Sedin will patrol the team's top PP unit along with Alex Edler and Sami Salo holding the points. David Booth, Mason Raymond and Chris Higgins will be on the 2nd unit paired up with Kevin Bieksa and Dan Hamhuis.

The Hypocrisy Of The Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks want the NHL to throw the book at Duncan Keith for his hit on Daniel Sedin on Wednesday night. Ironic, isn’t it, that an organization that has taken more cheap/dirty hits than any in the league in … Continue reading →

Benn scores twice in Stars win over Flames

DALLAS (AP) -- Jamie Benn scored twice, Kari Lehtonen made 35 saves, and the Dallas Stars beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Saturday in a matchup of Western Conference playoff contenders. Michael Ryder also scored for the Stars, who improved to 87 points and are in the middle of a six-team scramble along with the Flames (83 points) for one of the final two playoff spots. The Stars...

Vancouver vs. Chicago – March 21st | NHL Highlights

Canucks vs Blackhawks Game Recap Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Chicago Blackhawks Wednesay night on TSN? BOXSCORE | Q’s POST GAME RECAP We’ve got the highlights for you. Canucks vs. Blackhawks highlights courtesy   CLICK HERE CHECK OUT THE CANUCKS CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSB! © NWSports "Q" for North West Sports Beat, 2012. | Permalink | No comment...

Vancouver vs. Dallas – March 22nd | NHL Highlights

Canucks vs Stars Game Recap Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Dallas Stars Thursday night on Rogers Sportsnet Pacific? BOXSCORE | Q’s POST GAME RECAP We’ve got the highlights for you. Canucks vs. Stars highlights courtesy   CLICK HERE CHECK OUT THE CANUCKS CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSB! © NWSports "Q" for North West Sports Beat, 2012. | Permalink | ...

Game 74 Canucks Vs. Stars: They’ll Be Comin’ Round The Corner When they Come

They’ll Need to be Bigger in Texas As the debate shall inevitably roll on until Brendan Shanahan lays down a verdict, the fact remains that the Vancouver Canucks have a plane to catch and a game to play Thursday night in Dallas, Texas. For you aviation buffs out there, that’s a voyage of just under 1000 miles and 2.5-3 hours. Let’s be honest here, the Canucks just lost their...

Daniel Sedin hits Ducan Keith in head

Last night there was a lot of outrage about Blackhawks defensemen Duncan Keith's hit on Canucks forward Daniel Sedin. What I didn't see was a lot of outrage about Daniel Sedins hit on Duncan Keith, and both hits are bad. Being consistent, I think you can see that both players "could be" required to sit a game or two, both hits are bad and unnecessary. I also...

A New Set Of Twins In Vancouver?

Van TwinCity? With brother Daniel out of action for what could be up to two weeks as a result of a Duncan Keith head shot, the Vancouver Canucks brass have been scouring the classifieds, pounding the pavement and holding interviews with potential replacements for the lad from Sweden. No longer able to lineup beside his brother, Hank may to see time on the second line, or sandwiched...

Canucks-Stars Preview

Despite struggling in recent weeks, the Vancouver Canucks still hold a comfortable lead atop the Northwest Division. They may struggle even more if they're forced to play without Daniel Sedin. With Sedin's status uncertain, the Canucks will try to cool off the surging Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on Thursday night. Vancouver (43-21-9) has stumbled to a 3-5...

Duncan Keith suspended 5 games for elbow on Daniel Sedin

Duncan Keith has been suspended five games for his elbow on Daniel Sedin during the first period of Wednesday's game between the Canucks and Blackhawks. The hit occurred 13:36 into the game and Keith was given a minor penalty for for elbowing. Daniel Sedin is now out indefinitely with a head injury. The injury could not come at a worse time for the Canucks as the playoffs are...
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