Category: Things That Make You Go Hmmm

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: The Code, Hank the Tank, and AV’s Mysterious Coin 9

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: The Code, Hank the Tank, and AV’s Mysterious Coin

I want to see this coin. Is it a loonie? A twoonie? A quarter? Does it have pictures of Cory and Bobby Lu on either side? Where does AV keep this coin? Is it always in his pocket? Does he lock it away somewhere with his crystal ball, voodoo dolls and a pack of vodka-infused chewing gun? If the media doesn’t insist on filming a coin toss before the end of the season, they’re not doing their job.

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Goalie Controversy Gaining Momentum, Slow Starts, and Jerseys Off The Players’ Backs 3

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Goalie Controversy Gaining Momentum, Slow Starts, and Jerseys Off The Players’ Backs

With less than a week of games under the NHL’s belt in this shortened 2013 season, I’m shocked at how many things made me go hmmm…

Here are a few of the biggest head scratchers.

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: The Difference That One Game Makes 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: The Difference That One Game Makes

Clay Imoo ponders the difference had the Canucks won their last game in last season’s Stanley Cup Finals run.

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Canucks Playoff Partners and Anthem Analysis 2

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Canucks Playoff Partners and Anthem Analysis

Clay Imoo wonders: Where will the Canucks finish? Who will their first-round opponent be? And will Daniel Sedin and Keith Ballard be ready for the playoffs?

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Where’s the Will? 2

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Where’s the Will?

[Inspired by Arsenio Hall’s “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…”, Clayton Imoo talks about Canucks-related things that make him go hmmm… You can follow Clay on Twitter at (@canuckclay) or on his website, Clay’s Canucks Commentary.] I’m back from a week in Ottawa; a week that saw the Canucks lose games to Dallas and Montreal but win against Winnipeg.   It was tough to stomach two out of three losses, especially when staying up until 12:30am or so just to finish the games.  Unfortunately, me being back in Vancouver didn’t change anything as the Canucks continued their slumping ways with a...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Live from Ottawa, To Jersey or Not to Jersey 1

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Live from Ottawa, To Jersey or Not to Jersey

[Inspired by Arsenio Hall’s “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…”, Clayton Imoo talks about Canucks-related things that make him go hmmm… You can follow Clay on Twitter at (@canuckclay) or on his website, Clay’s Canucks Commentary.] I’m in Ottawa this week for work and it’s obvious that I’m still getting used to this time change after going to bed at 3:30 AM EST the first night and 10:30 PM EST last night.  Thus, I’m going to keep this pretty quick… but just as thought-provoking as usual.  So here are a few Things That Make You Go Hmmm: 1.  What’s wrong...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Seeking Stanley, Battling the Blues and a Contest 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Seeking Stanley, Battling the Blues and a Contest

[Inspired by Arsenio Hall’s “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…”, Clayton Imoo talks about Canucks-related things that make him go hmmm… You can follow Clay on Twitter at (@canuckclay) or on his website, Clay’s Canucks Commentary.] Did something exciting happen on Monday?  I’m not going to analyze the trades from earlier this week as my esteemed colleagues at CHB have done a great job of that already.  Instead, I’m going to look at a few other Things That Make You Go Hmmm: 1.  Will you be Seeking Stanley…six weeks early? Yesterday, Chris and I represented CHB at the media launch...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Clash of the Titans and the Overrated Canucks 2

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Clash of the Titans and the Overrated Canucks

[Inspired by Arsenio Hall’s “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…”, Clayton Imoo talks about Canucks-related things that make him go hmmm… You can follow Clay on Twitter at (@canuckclay) or on his website, Clay’s Canucks Commentary.] After a brief one-week hiatus, I’m back to ponder a few things relating to our favourite hockey team.  On the heels of Vancouver’s thrilling 4-3 shootout victory over the Detroit Red Wings, here are a few Things That Make You Go Hmmm: 1.  I’ll take seven more games please. Last night’s tilt between the Canucks and Red Wings was the most highly-anticipated Canucks game...

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Clay’s Canucks Commentary:  My Favourite Hockey Memory 1

Clay’s Canucks Commentary: My Favourite Hockey Memory

This week I’m taking a break from my regular “Things That Make You Go Hmmm” column so I can reflect a bit more on my Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada experience from this past weekend.  The CHB crew had a great time at the Richmond Olympic Oval as we tweeted on-site, snapped pictures, took video and put together a few CHB TV episodes (including interviews with Trevor Linden and Jim Robson). As we asked many attendees what their favourite hockey memories were, it got me thinking about mine.  I put them into my latest Clay’s Canucks Commentary and I threw...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Forward Depth, Shootout Prowess and More Tim Thomas 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Forward Depth, Shootout Prowess and More Tim Thomas

[Inspired by Arsenio Hall’s “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…”, Clayton Imoo talks about Canucks-related things that make him go hmmm… You can follow Clay on Twitter at (@canuckclay) or on his website, Clay’s Canucks Commentary.] Heading into tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild, the Vancouver Canucks have gone to extra-time in their last 5 games (winning 4 of them) and in 8 of their last 10 (7-1-2 record).  Through it all, they’ve amassed 16 out of a possible 20 points, making them the hottest team in the Western Conference despite winning just one game in regulation over that span. ...

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