Found December 08, 2011 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
It's 2011 Vancouver Canucks vs. Montreal Canadiens (West vs. East) smack talk time. Next up is the Habs, and Richard has 5 reasons he can't stand the Montreal Canadiens hockey team. First off, between the pipes is BC boy Carey Price. Rollie Melanson left Roberto Luongo for Montreal. Cmon! $7.35 million is tied up in paying Scott Gomez, enough said.

Roberto Luongo Trade Rumors Not Credible, Says Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis

Only a few months into the season, and the only person that may need his tires pumped is Roberto Luongo. Recently, there have been a few trade rumors that Vancouver is interested in getting rid of Luongo, as reported by the Toronto Sun. The 32-year old goaltender has started most of the Canucks games this season, sharing the role with Corey Schneider, which may have led to the speculation...

Roberto Luongo's Services Put on Craigslist, Needs 'New Tires' Because They're Not Being Pumped

On Monday, the surprising news came out that the Canucks are apparently open to the idea of trading Roberto Luongo. Luongo, 32, is a former captain of the Canucks and makes $5.33 million a year, so it's somewhat surprising to see him on the trading block. However, he's been thoroughly outplayed by former Boston College standout Cory Schneider, who makes less than $1 million...

Canucks G Luongo 'fine' after taking slapshot to neck

Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo is admittedly fine after taking a puck to the neck during Tuesday's game against the Northwest Division rival Colorado Avalanche. Rookie Gabriel Landeskog's slapshot from the faceoff circle caught Luongo flush in the neck."The neck was fine," the Vezina Trophy finalist said. "I just didn't feel like myself for...

State Of The Canucks – Weekly Notebook | December 8

Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Roberto Luongo appears to be alright after taking a puck in the throat off the stick Gabriel Landeskog Tuesday. David Booth will miss four to six weeks after getting caught with a knee-on-knee hit. An MRI showed a labrum tear in Aaron Volpatti’s shoulder, he's done for the year.

Vancouver vs. Montreal – December 8th | NHL Highlights

Did you miss the Vancouver Canucks vs. Montreal Canadiens game Thursday? We’ve got the highlights for you. Cody Hodgson netted the shootout winner as the Vancouver Canucks stormed back from a three-goal deficit to upend the host Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Thursday night. Carey Price and Roberto Luongo put on a good show themselves, both making great saves.

Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks Blog: Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Colorado Avalanche. A nice 6-0 win for Vancouver. It an understandable rule quirk but through no fault of Roberto Luongo or Cory Schneider no one gets credit for the shutout per official NHL rules. Daniel Sedin had a nice hat trick.

A Look at the New Rivals

With NHL Realignment a done deal, it is time to say goodbye to our Northwest Division rivals and hello to a new bunch in the unnamed Central Conference. While I'll miss watching Roberto Luongo skate to the bench mid-period after being pulled, I have a hunch I'll like getting to bed a bit earlier and not having to watch many away games starting at 9:00 Central Time.With that...

Flying V’s Wrap-Up: Canucks Shutout Avalanche…again!

Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 27 matchup between the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks. Daniel Sedin opened the scoring for the Canucks en route to his fifth career hat trick Roberto Luongo and David Booth both left the game with injuries but the Canucks still won 6-0. Kevin Bieksa also missed a few minutes of Tuesday’s game.

Colorado vs. Vancouver – December 6th | NHL Highlights

Did you miss the Calgary Flames vs. Vancouver Canucks game Tuesday? We’ve got the highlights for you. Daniel Sedin's had his fifth career hat trick in a 6-0 win. Jannik Hansen added a pair of goals while Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider made 33 saves to share the shutout. David Booth was also lost to injury.

Canucks 6, Avalanche 0

Daniel Sedin scored three times, Cory Schneider had 20 saves in relief of Roberto Luongo and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-0 on Tuesday night. Jannik Hansen had two goals for the Canucks, who sealed their seventh victory in eight games with four third-period goals in a span of 4 1/2 minutes. Sedin gave Vancouver some breathing room in the third after Schneider...

Rational and Irrational Anger: Riley’s Rants and Raves

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week, things that bother him about the Canucks, Roberto Luongo, Cory Schneider and the goaltending convtroversy, Aaron Volpatti and David Booth injuries, The NBA, namely the Chris Paul and the LA Lakers, and Sidney Crosby, his Elbow, and the reaction.

Video: Wednesday's NHL News update

Vancouver's Roberto Luongo left Tuesday night's game early due to a puck striking him in the neck, while Philadelphia's James Van Riemsdyk could return tonight against the Buffalo Sabres. (NBC Sports)

Schneider paces Canucks rout after Luongo hurt

Daniel Sedin scored three times, Cory Schneider had 20 saves in relief of Roberto Luongo and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-0 on Tuesday night.

Cold days in Montreal

It’s getting cold in Montreal, but winter will be much, much worse. Les Canadiens are flatlining. And it’s December. A terrible performance last night against Columbus in front of their home crowd, who have seen just four wins thus far, sealed it for me. This team just doesn’t have it - and it goes a lot farther than Scott Gomez. Sure, injuries are a large part of it, and...
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