Selecting someone worthy of this honor is tricky because in the only two games they played, they lost 3-1 to the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday and were embarrassed 5-1 to the Rangers on Saturday night on national TV. With only 2 goals in 2 games and 8 goals against, the Canucks’ defense was pretty much non-existent, and really, so was the offense.Click here to read more.
Author: Jocelyn Aspa
This week’s performance of the week should come as no surprise because: a) well, Eddie Lack’s mom tweeted at him and it was adorable; and b) Eddie Lack notched his 5th career shutout last Thursday, a 22-save shutout against the Pittsburgh Penguins.Click here to read more.
Looking to forget their rare loss against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night, the Vancouver Canucks play game 6 of their 7-game road trip in Ottawa against the Senators. Jocelyn Aspa recaps the game in your tweets.Click here to read more.
Riding high off 3-0 shutout of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Vancouver Canucks headed to Toronto to face the Leafs, a team they haven’t lost to since 2003. Jocelyn Aspa recaps the game in your tweets.Click here to read more.
The Vancouver Canucks continue on their seven-game road trip, taking on Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jocelyn Aspa recaps the game in your tweets.Click here to read more.
So, we know the Canucks shut out the Devils 2-0 last Tuesday. It wasn’t the most thrilling game, I think the pre-game ceremony for Pat Quinn took every ounce of emotion out of everyone (and rightfully so, because Pat Quinn, you guys), but the Canucks pulled off the big W — Burrows scored the GWG, but our pal Shawn Matthias scored with just over 5 minutes left in the third to double the score, and guess what that meant.Click here to read more.
The late Pat Quinn was honored, Cory Schneider returned, Ryan Miller shut out the Devils, and Jocelyn Aspa recapped it all in your tweets.Click here to read more.
Welcome to this week’s Performance of the Week — the weekly post formerly known as Player of the Week — same general idea, same cool blog, just a slightly different approach. It’s painfully obvious who gets this week’s nod — as if the title wasn’t any indication — but it’s wholeheartedly deserved because it’s not every day you get your first career hat trick, and that’s a cool and neat thing that happened to Jannik Hansen on Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks.Click here to read more.
It’s a bit of a weird week because the Canucks only played twice in the last seven days, and in the last one they played last Friday, they were blown out 5-0 by the worst team in the Western Conference, the Arizona Coyotes. Seriously, the worst. So, unfortunately there isn’t a lot to draw from there, but we’ll always have Daniel Sedin’s glorious winner at 4:05 of overtime on November 11th against the Ottawa Senators.Click here to read more.
Personally speaking, as a full-fledged Canucks fan since the West Coast Express era, it’s the first time I can recall there ever being so many new additions to the team being such vital parts to the team so early on in the season. It’s a strange and wondrous feeling, and I feel like this week I should be talking about another new addition to team, albeit in a different fashion — Mr. Jim Benning, ladies and gentleman.Click here to read more.