Found February 20, 2012 on Rob The Hockey Guy:
We are now one week away from trade deadline day in the NHL. It’s a day that can be overrated in a lot of respects, but it still has a lot of importance. The Canucks acquired two very important pieces of their team at last year’s trade deadline in Chris Higgins and Max Lapierre. Of course, there are always teams that acquire aging/overrated players at inflated prices, so buyer beware. This year there are a lot of big name players likely to be available. Rick Nash is the biggest name, but players like Jeff Carter, Ales Hemsky, Tuomo Ruutu, and PA Parenteau are also likely available. But what I think everyone in Canucks nation wants to know, is what is Mike Gillis thinking right now? Is he ready to mortgage the future? Does he want to make a big splash? Is he willing to trade Cory Schneider? What about Mason Raymond? I don’t know what Mike Gillis is thinking but I can make some guesses. What roster players is he willing to give up? I don’t think that Mike Gillis is willing to give u...

Canadian opponents prove good medicine for the Canucks’ Sedins

Give Quebec City A Team too! Just as Wayne Gretzky used to feast on the Canucks when he needed a point, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Edmonton Oilers have been a revitalizing tonic for the slumping Sedins (see Grampa Simpson’s concoction. ( The twins had played well in fits over their previous three scoreless matches before Toronto...

Game 59 Canucks vs. Oilers: Oil Spill Ahead

Ingestion Could be Fatal Since sitting atop the NHL back in good ol’ November, the Edmonton Oilers playoff hopes have leaked away faster than that of a BP tanker. In the meantime, the Canucks have surged, plateaued, slumped and won on pace to 2nd spot in the Western Conference. The Canucks hopes, unlike the Oilers’ are not yet dashed as they continue to aspire for a 1stplace...

Butts, Boobies and the Bible? Lingerie football league invades Abbotsford

All I Can Say Is W-E-L-C-O-M-E Fans of the gridiron and garter belts will soon be able to combine both into one as the Lingerie Football League has officially announced that the Vancouver franchise will be nestling into the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sport Centre in the fall of 2012. While the announcement has peaked interest, many have their heads in their hands, wondering exactly...

Morning Skate: Game 60 vs. Vancouver

7:00 PM CT – Canucks (38-15-6) @ Predators (34-19-6)Players to watch:VAN- Kevin BieksaWith seven points in nine February games, Bieksa has been a source of offense from the back end. He also has a plus-7 rating this month.NSH- Martin EratErat has had success against Vancouver in recent seasons (see below), but needs to turn it back around. He hasn’t registered a point in the...

Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers betting odds & handicapping preview

David vs. Northwest Goliath On Sunday Night The Vancouver Canucks head out on the road for six games after a very productive home stand. Their opposition Sunday night – the reeling Edmonton Oilers who after a promising start to the season find themselves second last in the overall NHL standings. Vancouver Canucks (37-15-6) at Edmonton Oilers (22-29-6) When: 9:00 PM ET, Sunday...

Canucks vs. Nashville Predators betting odds & handicapping preview

Second versus Fifth in the West The Vancouver Canucks will hope to keep their incredible roll going when they head to Tennessee to take on another of the teams entrenched in the playoff picture in the NHL’s Western Conference, the Nashville Predators. Vancouver Canucks (38-15-6) at Nashville Predators (34-19-6) When: 8:00 PM ET, Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Where: Bridgestone...

Sedin brothers power Canucks past Oilers

Daniel and Henrik Sedin each had a goal and an assist and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Sunday to run their winning streak to four and points string to 13.

Sedin brothers spark Canucks' rout of Leafs

Alex Burrows and Daniel and Henrik Sedin combined for 10 points in the Vancouver Canucks' 6-2 thrashing of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

GAME DAY: Canucks score early, cruise to 5-2 win over Oilers

   SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18 CANUCKS 5 - OILERS 2 Vaulting out to a 9-0 shot advantage, the Canucks made early chances count, as Henrik and Daniel Sedin each recorded a goal and an assist through 60 minutes, helping to propel Vancouve...

Canucks-Predators Preview

After going three straight games without any points, the Sedin twins broke out in a big way over the weekend for the Vancouver Canucks. The brothers have enjoyed great success against the Nashville Predators this season and look to continue their surge Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena. No two Western Conference teammates have combined for more points than the Sedins, who were...

Canucks vs. Predators Gameday LIVE CHAT Open Thread

I think the Canucks will 3-2 in OT :P Burrows will score the game winner in his 500th game.

Sedins help lengthen Canucks' point streak to 13

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Daniel and Henrik Sedin each had a goal and an assist and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Sunday to run their winning streak to four and points string to 13.

Canucks-Oilers Preview

The Northwest Division-leading Vancouver Canucks are carrying plenty of momentum into their six-game road trip. A matchup with the last-place Edmonton Oilers seems unlikely to slow them down. Vancouver looks to extend its season-best point streak to 13 games Sunday night when it opens its trek against the Oilers. The Canucks (37-15-6), whose 80 points are just two fewer than NHL...

Canucks beat Oilers 5-2

Daniel and Henrik Sedin each had a goal and an assist and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Sunday to run their winning streak to four and points string to 13.

Vancouver Canucks (38-15-6) at Nashville Predators (34-19-6), 8 p.m. (ET)

The Canucks can safely assume that points are going to come from the Sedin twins, but balanced scoring is what will make them a Stanley Cup contender.
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