Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager, Mike Gillis announced Sunday the recall of left wing Mike Duco from the Chicago Wolves of the AHL.
Most of us remember Mike Duco battling the Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf in a preseason game.
Well folks he's also scoring goals for the Wolves down in the AHL. He's fresh off his second career minor league hat trick
Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Chris Higgins is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Today, the spotlight shines on Chris Higgins. With Mason Raymond's healthy return from his playoff back injury and David Booth currently on the injured list with a wonky MCL, the chances of the AmEx line with Ryan Kesler on the backburner.
Syracuse remained atop the AP Top-25 college basketball poll for a fifth consecutive week.
The unbeaten Orange received 60 of 65 first-place votes. Kentucky received the other five votes and was followed again by North Carolina and Baylor.
Ohio State climbed one spot to No. 5, in front of Michigan State, Indiana, Duke, Missouri and Kansas.
Seton Hall is No. 24th while joining...
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo has been ruled out of Monday's road game against the Florida Panthers.
Salo suffered a concussion during Saturday's Stanley Cup rematch with the Boston Bruins after taking a low-bridge hit from Brad Marchand, who was assessed a clipping major and game misconduct in the second period.
The 37-year-old Finn was unable to continue...
Vancouver Canucks coach Alain Vigneault will be the behind the bench at the All-Star Game - provided his team defeats the host Florida Panthers on Monday.
Should the Canucks fall to the Panthers, San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan will earn the final coaching spot based on his team's points percentage.
New York Rangers coach John Tortorella has wrapped up the Eastern Conference...
We're hearing via Percy Allen's UW hoops blog at the Seattletimes that Washington Huskies tight end Austin Sefarian-Jenkins will play basketball this season. Percy goes on to say "Romar said the 6-6 freshman will practice today with the team, but doesn't expect he'll play tomorrow against Seattle University." ASJ said he's got the blessing from Coach...
State of the Portland Trail Blazers. Steve Lee our man with his pulse on the Trailblazers NBA Hoops beat is back with another edition of the Notebook. The December 31st, 2011 edition. For the 11th straight year the Blazers walked off the Rose Garden court with their hands raised in victory on opening night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 25, Gerald Wallace had 21, Jamal Crawford finished...
Portland Trailblazers blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Blazers game on Sunday night. With a little help from LaMarcus Aldridge at the Rose Garden Portland grabbed a 98-78 rout, Wes Matthews added 24. Cleveland rookie Kyrie Irving had 21 points and four assists.
Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Vancouver Canucks vs. Florida Panthers Monday matchup. The Canucks are -141 road favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. Roberto Luongo got the day off in Boston on Saturday and will be between the pipes on Monday. David Booth could make his return to the lineup. Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin each have three points in their last two games
Seahawk insider Brandon Choate brings us an article of epic proportions today. He lists his top 5 positions the Seattle Seahawks need to fill through the 2012 NFL Draft. The Seahawks should consider players like Robert Griffin III, Chris Polk, Dre Kirkpatrick and Andre Branch. They will instantly compliment the talent on the team already. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Marshawn Lynch, Sidney Rice.
Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac dips into the Moments In Time series at NWSB for his next blog post about the Vancouver Canucks Best General Managers in team history. He ranks them from 5 thru 1. Bud Poile, Pat Quinn, Mike Gillis, Brian Burke all make the list. Would you make any changes to this list? Who would you add?
Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Monday Vancouver Canucks vs. Florida Panthers matchup preview. 4:30 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. LW Mike Duco has been recalled from the Wolves. He will draw in on the 4th line with Manny Malhotra and Dale Weise. Andrew Ebbett had surgery today for his broken collar bone. Lots of EX-Canucks on the Panthers.
Trail Blazers 98, Cavaliers 78:
here's the post game presser
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Our friends over at SeahawksDraftBlog.com have come up with 4 GREAT options for Seattle to DRAFT at quarterback in the 2012 NFL draft. Should they NOT go after Matt Flynn of course. (Who they also throw in the mix in their article) Speaking of Flynn. Have you read our Reasons to Sign Flynn? & Reasons to NOT SIGN Flynn yet?Here's the 5 QB options for Seattle. (Click the link...
Was it a cheap shot to the knee? Some will argue YES.
Eric Decker was attempting to reel in a 20-yard completion from Tim Tebow, but linebacker James Harrison delivered a shot to the side of his knee to take him down.
Decker remained on the ground for several moments before limping off the field. He was taken to the locker room for additional tests, but the Broncos quickly...
Nice wildcard playoff game by the New York Giants today. New York's defense twice stopped the Falcons on fourth-and-short and got 173 yards rushing from its league-worst running game to notch its third straight victory and first home playoff win since 2000.
Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes - including a pair to Hakeem Nicks - and his defense did the rest as the New...
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday morning. Brad Marchand earned a clipping major and a game misconduct for a low hit on Canucks defenseman Sami Salo. David Krejci scored early in the third for Boston. Cody Hodgson scored the game winner. Cory Schneider got the win.
Jason Green weighs in with his Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Portland Trailblazers Sunday NBA basketball Preview and a free nba prediction to boot. NBA odds favor the Blazers by 11. Jason points out the The Blazers had a combined 46 turnovers in consecutive games against the Nuggets and Clippers. Raymond Felton, Gerald Wallace, LaMarcus Aldridge, Anderson Varejao and Antawn Jamison lock horns.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate is on the Matt Flynn rollercoaster today. He brings us his top 5 reasons why the Seattle Seahawks should NOT sign Flynn, citing his lack of NFL experience and how the Packers system set him up for instant success. He also gushes about his obvious choice in the situation, Robert Griffin III. Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst are not the answer.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate is on the Matt Flynn rollercoaster today. He brings us his top 5 reasons why the Seattle Seahawks should sign Flynn, citing his NFL experience and low cost with not having to give up draft picks to get him. Get it done Pete Carroll and John Schneider, and do it now. Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst are not the answers in Seatown!
The Seahawks are approx. $20 million under this year’s salary cap of more than $120 million.
Here’s the full list of 2012 Seattle Seahawks unrestricted free agentsName Years - Accrued - 2011 Base Salary
S Atari Bigby - 6 - 685,000
DE Raheem Brock - 10 - 1,000,000
DE Red Bryant - 4 - 600,000
TE John Carlson- 4 - 620,500
LB Heath Farwell - 7- 685,000
RB Justin Forsett...
Dallas Mavericks point guard Jason Kidd will be sidelined for at least three games with a lower back injury.
Kidd was hurt in Thursday night's loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
He had already been ruled out of Saturday's game against New Orleans and will miss road games at Detroit and Boston next week..
Shanahan, Frazier to coach Senior Bowl
The coaching staffs of the Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins have been chosen to coach the Senior Bowl.
Mike Shanahan of the Redskins will lead the South squad while Frazier coaches the North during the Jan. 28 showcase for senior prospects in Mobile, Ala.
The Redskins finished 5-11 under Shanahan this season, while the Vikings...
Arian Foster rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns to power the Houston Texans to a 31-10 victory over the visiting Cincinnati Bengals in their first playoff game in franchise history.
Andre Johnson hauled in a 40-yard scoring pass and rookie defensive end J.J. Watt made a spectacular interception return for a touchdown as the Texans (11-6) ran off 24 unanswered points to beat...
Former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley is nearing a deal to rejoin the Arizona Cardinals as an assistant coach.
Haley was fired by the Chiefs last month with three games remaining on the season.
Wouldn't it be fun to see Haley return to the division? I thought he kind of looked lost in KC.