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After a three-game jaunt through California, the Canucks are back home against the Colorado Avalanche.

I hear Coach V made some sort of goalie announcement. I wonder how that went…

If that wasn’t enough controversy for you, some also seemed to struggle finding the game on TV. I hope it worked out for you.


The Game According to Twitter: Vancouver Canucks 3 vs Colorado Avalanche 0 (January 30, 2013)

After a three-game jaunt through California, the Canucks are back home against the Colorado Avalanche. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.

Storified by Canucks Hockey Blog· Thu, Jan 31 2013 06:20:13

The Canucks are back home for tonight’s game against Colorado. I hear Coach V made some sort of goalie announcement this afternoon, I wonder how that went…
Luongo, I feel for you homeboy, http://pic.twitter.com/df4tKBgYJoeyBhullar
The fact that Luongo is starting tonight for the Canucks instead of Schneider is absolutely ridiculous. Coach V, I AM NOT PLEASED. #CanucksKennedy Holland
BUT WHO’S THE NUMBER ONE GOALIE?!? WE NEED TO LABEL OR WE’LL LOSE OUR MINDS!! #Lou #SchneidsJennifer
Can someone explain to me how Luongo gets second straight start when. "sneids" is suppose to be your starter???? @NHL_RETWEET @VanCanucksAMPU
We’re in that market where at least 1000 people have to ask, "Who’s starting tonight?". It’s a good thing… #Canucks #TGATTCurtis Reid
Oh right, Vancouver freaked the hell out. Fun times. I prefer the CTV sportscaster controversy myself.
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If that wasn’t enough controversy for you, some also seemed to struggle finding the game on TV. I hope it worked out for you.
I am totally STOKED for skiing on SNet tonight. #Canucks #TGATTChris Golden
Funny how there’s a slight panic over which station is providing the #Canucks game tonight…how many is there to have to check?Curtis Reid
Skiing looks an awful lot like @VanCanucks on SportsNet Pacific, usually it looks more like impersonations of Alex Despatie #TGATTJustine Galo
OMG guys I thought hockey wasn’t on TV so I threw it out the window because it was useless and now I hear it’s back and HELPPPPSpencerDubas
Sorry to all the Shane O’Brien fans out there, but he’s scratched. Might have better things to do tonight.
@VanCanucks taking on the Avalanche tonight. Bring your tickets in after the game for VIP line and no Cover. You never know who will be hereRoxy Vancouver
Luongo starts the game with a great save, using the end of his stick. Bring on the knob jokes, I know you have them.
Luongo’s “knob” saved that puck from going in earlier. #CanucksGayCanuck
I totally forgot about the #luongosknob trend. But after that save, the legend of the knob grows.Hosea Cheung
Gross, Hosea. Be an adult. MT @hosea24hours the knob grows.Pass it to Bulis
When I search "knobs" and "saving" on Twitter it’s about 40% Luongo and 60% Ron Jeremy in ICU. #CanucksSteve Kt
Dale Weise and Cody McLeod go at it. That fight seemed to move in slow motion, but maybe that’s just me.
Cody McLeod vs Dale Weise Jan 30, 2013hockeyfightsdotcom
McLeod throwing a tantrum for being hit nicely by Ballard. Weise does a good job with body shots in that fight. #peeinbloodWyatt Arndt
Weise landed one pow to the kisser, otherwise it was a hug fest. Not quite Hug Fest 2013, but a mini hug fest. #CanucksG7Canucks Game
*sad trombone* RT @mizzwacky "That’s WEISSE not wuss!" – Dale WeisseTara T
Jason Garrison scores on the Canucks’ first shot on net, giving him his first goal as a Canuck and his team a 1-0 lead.
Canucks Vs Avs – Jason Garrison First Goal as a Canuck – 01.30.13 – HDcanuckshd
#Canucks with 0 shots. They are going for quality, not quantity tonight. Write that down. #CanucksG7Canucks Game
Finally the boy from South Surrey puts it in the net…way to go Garrison! Lets do this…*Go #Canucks Go* #TGATTKiran Mehat
And what have we learned? Shoot it at the net.Jennifer
Finally! Garrison one-times a puck on net on a broken play and boom! There ya go. Do this more and we’ll love ya… #canucksClayton Corley
Garrison will say in his postgame interview that getting hugged by Higgins after his first goal as a Canuck was the best part.Shane M
It’s the first intermission which means it’s time for Tanev Talk:
Somewhere, angels appear to shepherds RT @lyteforce When Tanev finally scores his first goal, what exactly will happen? #CanucksPass it to Bulis
He will retire. #QuitWhileYou’reAhead RT @lyteforce: When Tanev finally scores his first goal, what exactly will happen? #Canucks #TGATTLia
@lyteforce the song from the lion king will play as he turns from baby Tanev to a full grown man.Chris
Hakuna Matata(English)pyrolonewolf
He will transmute lead into gold #whenTanevscores #Canucks #TGATTChris Golden
@lyteforce It’ll be like crossing the streams!Chris Pysanczyn
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Well, that seems like an overreaction.
We have more important things to address anyway. There’s a Jason Garrison interview. 
Jason Garrison is a very sexy man, even in a hockey helmet. Higgins has competition. xo #Canucks http://pic.twitter.com/I40Bn4zPGayCanuck
Eight minutes ago, my wife saw Jason Garrison for the first time. She’s still talking about how handsome he is.Pass it to Bulis
I’m not attracted to Jason Garrison. There’s my controversial statement of the night.Not-So-Miss Kelli
Back to the ice and Alex Edler makes a big hit on Jamie McGinn.
Edler can’t reach for the puck…so he does the next best thing: crush Jamie McGinn with a big hip check. #Canucks #AvsEd Lau
"Yeah, it was an alright hit. But with the money he’s making he should put someone through the glass every time" – Idiots on Edlerj.Bowman
Greg Zanon looks like he’s already two months into his playoff beard.. or maybe he never shaved his lockout beard.
Is Greg Zanon Amish? #canucksbrentbowering
Note to Greg Zanon the lockout is over, you can shave your unemployment beard #avs #canucksTurtle
Poor Zanon. Beard looks good, but it clearly slows him down.Pass it to Bulis
While Zanon was just trying to hold his head up with all that extra beard weight, Lappierre scores. 2-0 with 5 minutes left in the second.
Lappy, you’re officially out of the doghouse. For now. #Canucks #TGATTCaylie King
Now THAT was a sexy sexy goal #Lapierre #Canucks #TGATTJustine Galo
LAPPY SCORES! LAPDANCES FOR ALL! Lapierre squeaks a shot through Varlamov and #Canucks are up 2-0! #AvsEd Lau
Well if Lappiere insists… 
This does, however give us the most dreaded lead in Canucks nation.
The worst lead in hockey, or just in Canucks hockey?Erik Rolfsen
Wicked, Lappy scores! Damn, #Canucks are up 2-0. #TGATT #conflictedChris Golden
And here’s what we feared… The dreaded 2-0 lead. #CanucksMatt Lee
Lappy goes 5hole on Varlamov, another #Canucks player’s off the Schneid and… OH GOD IT’S 2-0!!! #doomedasdoomedcanbe #TGATTKent Basky
"SUCK IT AV" ~Lappy as he SCORES!!! Whhhooooooooooo!!! #TGATT AND OF COURSE WE HAVE A PENALTY CALLED AGAINST US IMMEDIATELY.luonGOLD
Keith Ballard gets a penalty for holding, followed by Tanev for boarding, 40 seconds later.
#Canucks score their 2nd goal & next thing we know they’re down 2 men with their best D pair in the box. #TGATT #scaredChris Golden
Tanev missed his Buddy Cop partner so much he needed to take a penalty. #CanucksTara T
Chris "whoa I’m on the stat sheet" TanevGráinne
Tanev took a boarding penalty? Tanev?! Really??? TANEV?SpencerDubas
Chris Tanev took a penalty for boarding! When he comes out of the box, he’ll have a black goatee. #darkesttimeline #CanucksPass it to Bulis
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 That’s two penalties in as many games for Tanev, what a little goon.
Tanev’s turning into a bit of a thug. Penalties in two games straight? Calm down there Chris.Alain Vigneault
I want Tanev to come out of the box looking like a 50s greaser all of a sudden, like Kenneth after Tracy and Jenna made him lie. #CanucksPass it to Bulis
Hollywood
The Canucks will head into the locker room with a 2-0 lead, but before they can, Shorty and Garrett get weird.
Cheech knows how to stay healthy. #drugsandcranberryjuice #snp #CanucksLinds
This Safeway promo has gone really downhill, hasn’t it. #CanucksMatt Lee
We’re half way through the third period without much commotion, but then Zack Kassian makes it 3-0 on the power play.
Kassian on pace for 34 goals. In 48 game season. Suppose that will do. #noregretsonhodgsondealIain MacIntyre
brb, knocking my front teeth out with a hammer to look more like Zack Kassian.BrowntoBure
I LOVE YOU ZACK KASSIAN PLEASE NEVER LEAVE US #CANUCKSSeamus McKale
If you take a picture of Zack Kassian and throw a tuque & plaid shirt on him… Johnny Canuck right? #Canucks #TGATTChris Golden
#RELEASETHEZACKEN You can’t stop him, you can’t even hope to contain him. You just lay still and go to your happy place #Canucks #TGATTKent Basky
OMG That pic is AWESOME! #TGATT RT @glenthayer: @concretefluff LOL! Gap tooth goal monster…that’s precious! http://pic.twitter.com/8PvVwBIgVictoria
And just to let everyone know Zack Kassian is now tied for 2nd in the league in scoring with Parise, Hossa and a few others #canucksTurtle
I’m not sure how it started, but the rest of the game become a list of things Kassian is better than. Let’s go with it.
Kassian > Kardashian #TGATTJustine Galo
Hollywoodreporter
Agreed. I do not know who any of these people are, I thought there were only two of them.
Zack Kassian > Zac Efron. #TGATTClay Imoo
Are we completely sure? On one hand we have High School Musical, but on the other we have this:
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Zack Kassian > Zach Morris #tgattTara T
Again, debatable until I get some info on Kassian’s time freezing abilities. 
Saved By The Bell – Zack – Best Time Out Ever – Season 3 Episode 18 – Video Yearbookstupidition
Game over, and I almost forgot… It’s a shutout for Bobby Lu.
Lu and Cory with matching shutouts. I could get used to this goaltending tandem. #CanucksGayCanuck
CONGRATS BOBBY LUU!! @strombone1 You are AWESOME! #CANUCKSG6 #SHUTOUT #TGATT 2 points! A WIN! OH YEAH!!Deborah D Burke
Lou. First star. DAMN RIGHT! #1 #TGATT #canucksg7luonGOLD
And we never heard about a goalie controversy ever again…
Well. Thanks AV. May the goalie controversy rekindle #Canucks #AVisamilt #TGATTMatthew Lemon
WTF is the "old Luongo? RT @Fed_The_Sarlacc: It’s funny how he suddenly starts playing like the old Luongo when he knows he’s getting tradedRoberto Luongo
Hey Schneider you’re a backup again eh ya knowScott McKenzie
maybe gillis should be reconsider who’s getting traded should be Schneider not luongo #ShutoutJasman Basran
Luongo gets the shutout, and the goalie controversy just keeps going. I guess there are worse problems to have. #CanucksRobyn Crystal
luongo only played tonight cause schneider is playing chicago friday night #TRUJvcob
Or not.
See everyone Friday
  • http://twitter.com/concretefluff Victoria

    one of the best TGATT’s yet! love it!

  • http://www.canuckshockeyblog.com/ Chris (@lyteforce)

    You mustn’t cross the streams!

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