Category: Things That Make You Go Hmmm

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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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Frantic OT, Canuck Rivalries and Navigating Rogers Arena 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Frantic OT, Canuck Rivalries and Navigating Rogers Arena

[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.] The Vancouver Canucks came out of the All-Star break the same way they headed in: with a 3-2 victory.  They beat the Edmonton Oilers in a shootout in the last game before the break.  On Tuesday, they beat the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime. I was at Rogers Arena to watch the game and upon reflecting on it and the rivalry between the two teams,...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm:  An Amazing Shift, Spicing up the Superskills, and All-Star Draft Strategy 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: An Amazing Shift, Spicing up the Superskills, and All-Star Draft Strategy

[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.] The Vancouver Canucks head into the All-Star break sitting in second place in the Western Conference after an exciting 3-2 shootout win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.  While the majority of the NHL may be taking a break, I’m certainly not as I proudly present to you the latest Things That Make You Go Hmmm. 1.  The shift. You may recall a...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: CHB Tweetup Edition 1

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: CHB Tweetup Edition

[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.] There are many reasons why you should eagerly anticipate the Canucks Hockey Blog tweetup at the Hog Shack in beautiful Steveston in Richmond taking place this Saturday afternoon:  a good game (hopefully) between the Canucks and the Sharks, good food, contests, and of course, great company.  As I look ahead to Saturday, there are a few tweetup-specific Things That Make Me Go Hmmm: 1. ...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Coaching, Consistency and a Hectic Schedule 2

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Coaching, Consistency and a Hectic Schedule

[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.] The Canucks have started the second half of the season by picking up four out of a possible six points in their first three games of a four-game road trip, starting with that memorable tilt against the Boston Bruins last Saturday.  As we look ahead to the team’s five remaining games before the all-star break, here are some Things That Make Me Go Hmmm:...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Surprises, Disappointments and Some Perspective 9

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Surprises, Disappointments and Some Perspective

[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.] Photo credit: Yahoo Sports I’m taking a break from planning my Saturday morning “Ruin the Bruins” party to offer up a few quick thoughts as the Canucks have reached the midway point of the season.  It feels so strange to type the word “morning” when blogging about a hockey game, but I digress. On this eve of the Stanley Cup Finals rematch, here are...

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