And then there were four. Four teams left to battle it out for a shot at Lord Stanley’s Cup. The best in the East this year are the Rangers and the Lightning. The best in the West are the Blackhawks and the Ducks. Did you see this coming? I sort of didn’t. I knew the Rangers would make it but I had them playing the Habs. Shout out to Delia and Clay who predicted Stamkos and Bishop would prevail. I had it right in the West, as did all the CHBers except Ed who was Team Wild. Let’s see who...Click here to read more.
CANUCKS HOCKEY BLOG
With our blog name being Canucks Hockey Blog, we don’t have a horse left in this race. To be honest I didn’t do that great with predictions in round 1. I only had four right. Shout out to our Blogfather JJ who got six right along with Lizz and Caylie. What will happen in Round 2? Who sweep? Who will go 7 games and which CHB blogger will predict it? Find out here!Click here to read more.
There were good times and bad times – and then there were devastating times. If you’re a fan of the the Sens, Wings, Isles, Pens, Preds, Blues, Jets or our dear Canucks, you fall into that last category. There was a lot of variety this round, brawls, sweeps, and an endless game of musical goalies (Crawford-Darling-Crawford. Hammond-Anderson, Lack-Miller) As usual, there was something to cheer or jeer for everyone. From playoff beards to disappearing pucks, let’s breakdown the best and worst from the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Biggest Heroes Carey Price He basically stood...Click here to read more.
Matt and Clay connect to recap the Canucks win in Game 5 to keep the series going. They analyze the performance of Ryan Miller, talk about the atmosphere in Rogers Arena, think that Vrbata might look like his old self and what the team needs to do in Game 6 to ensure a win and a return home for Game 7 in episode 61 of the C4 podcast.Click here to read more.
With back-to-back losses in Calgary, Matt and Adam try to piece together what has happened to the Canucks and lay out what they feel is needed for the Canucks to turn this series around and stave off elimination in Game 5. They also talk about the impact of the Burrows injury on the lineup and debate why Willie Desjardins started Brandon McMillan over Sven Baertschi. All that and more in episode 60 of C4.Click here to read more.
J.J. joins Matt in episode 59 to pick apart the play of the Canucks in Game Three and figure out what went wrong. They also toss around the likelihood that the Canucks may be without the services of Burrows and Hamhuis, what needs to change for the Canucks to take Game Four, and where they see this series trending.Click here to read more.
The Vancouver Canucks are back in the NHL playoffs and thus we are thrilled to present our Canucks Playoff Anthem: Something Big. It’s based on the original song by Shawn Mendes. I’m joined by my regular collaboration partners: the wonderful and talented Marie Hui and Arielle Tuliao. They never cease to amaze me with their skills…in this video check out how they harmonize effortlessly while doing syncopated clapping…it’s NUTS! We’re excited about a deep playoff run for the Canucks. Something big is happening! Go Canucks Go! Go! Go Canucks Go! Go! Go Canucks Go!Play for the Cup you might win...Click here to read more.
The 2015 NHL playoffs are drastically different than they have been in recent years, and it’s exciting! Five out of seven Canadian-based NHL teams are in the hunt this year. For the first time since 2007, a defending Stanley Cup champion failed to make the playoffs. Another big change – and without a doubt my favorite – the Boston Bruins have missed the playoffs.Click here to read more.