Category: Things That Make You Go Hmmm

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Looking Ahead to the New Season 1

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Looking Ahead to the New Season

[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 remarkably short hockey summer, we’re already just a few sleeps away from the start of the 2011-12 NHL season and the Vancouver Canucks’ home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins sans Sidney Crosby.  As the pre-season comes to an end, here are some Things That Make You Go Hmmm: The first power play unit.  I was at the Canucks’ final exhibition game, a...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Looking Ahead to Next Season 1

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Looking Ahead to Next Season

[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.] It’s been a few days since the Vancouver Canucks lost 4-0 to the Boston Bruins in game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, bringing a sudden and disappointing end to a very memorable and entertaining season.  From Markus Naslund’s jersey retirement in December to the unforgettable game 7 against the Blackhawks, the season had drama, excitement, and emotion.  But when you end the postseason...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Beat The Heat, Conn Smythe and a Well-Timed Break 1

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Beat The Heat, Conn Smythe and a Well-Timed Break

[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.] With a win tonight in Boston, the Vancouver Canucks can win the Stanley Cup for the first-time in their 40-year history.  But it won’t be easy – the Bruins hammered the Canucks by a combined score of 12-1 in games 3 and 4.  As we look forward to what could be the most memorable night in Canucks’ history, here are some Things That Make You...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Home-Ice Advantage 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Home-Ice Advantage

[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.] Less than a week after leaving for Boston, the Vancouver Canucks return to the friendly confines of Rogers Arena tied with their series against the Bruins tied at 2 games apiece.  Just hours away from one of the biggest and most anticipated games in club history, here are three Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Will Canucks fans really provide a home-ice advantage?  With...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm:  A Finger-Licking Butt-Kicking 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: A Finger-Licking Butt-Kicking

[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.] Wow.  That was ugly.  So now we have a series after the Bruins thumped the Canucks 8-1 in game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals.  And as you would expect from a 7-goal defeat, there are more than a few Things That Make You Go Hmmm… Does the Bruins pre-game meal consist of Kentucky Fried Chicken? Boston players seemed intent on having their fingers...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm:  Where’s The Powerplay? 2

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Where’s The Powerplay?

[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.] Game 1 was quite entertaining on Wednesday night, especially in the third period after the penalty parade of the first two periods had ended.  It was a marvelous display of outstanding goaltending, as I predicted in my last blog. For this blog, I’ll take a quick look back at game 1, I’ll take a quick look ahead at game 2, and I’ll pose a...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Goalies and Man, Oh Manny 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Goalies and Man, Oh Manny

[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 host the Boston Bruins tonight in game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.  It’s been a full week since the Canucks last played, so there has been ample time to dissect and discuss numerous storylines heading into the finals.  Here are a few things to ponder: Things That Make You Go Hmmm…: Who will win the goaltending duel? Their styles are...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm… Off to the Stanley Cup Finals 0

Things That Make You Go Hmmm… Off to the Stanley Cup Finals

[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 was fortunate to be in Rogers Arena to witness the Canucks’ thrilling 3-2 double overtime victory over the Sharks, clinching the series 4 games to 1.  The euphoria in the arena (and in the streets) was very similar to the feeling after the Canucks beat the Blackhawks in game 7.  The game-winning goal capped off a dominant 41 seconds in the San Jose...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm:  The Canucks’ Blue Line 6

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: The Canucks’ Blue Line

[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 watched the Canucks’ 4-2 victory over the Sharks with a couple hundred of my closest Canucks friends at the Vancouver Canucks Tweet-Up at Guildford’s Boston Pizza. CHB’s JJ Guerrero and Chris Golden were representing, and everyone had a great time (due in large part to the Canucks’ win). I was able to bring my wife and kids out with me and they had...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Roster Changes, (Lack of) Discipline and Two-Man Advantages 2

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Roster Changes, (Lack of) Discipline and Two-Man Advantages

[Inspired by Arsenio Hall's "Things the 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.] Hello readers.  My name is Clayton Imoo and I am thrilled to join the talented group of passionate Canucks fans here at the CHB.  I do a regular video-blog called “Clay’s Canucks Commentary” that is featured on Canucks.com and I’m excited to take a different approach for my contributions to this site:  “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…” If you were at least a...

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