Ryan Kesler’s already returned to Vancouver this season with all the usual fanfare (and a few choice words), but I couldn’t catch that game, so let’s embrace it all over again.
The good news last Friday was that the Canucks beat the Hurricanes 3-0, taking both ends of their road back-to-back. The bad news is that Chris Higgins’ goal drought was extended to 1,502 games. Ok, it’s only been 18 games since he last scored on November 28th, but it definitely feels as if it’s been longer.
How do you top a shutout in Philly? With a shutout in Carolina of course. Victoria Denault recaps the game in your tweets.
The Canucks are half-way through their 2014-2015 NHL season with a 23-15-3 record for a total of 49 points. The team has slowed down considerably after a strong start and they now sit 4th in the Pacific Division (and in the second wild-card playoff spot) albeit with games in hand on every team in the Western Conference. There are a few concerning things that I’ve noticed in the Canucks’ recent games. And I’ll point them out to you below…without mentioning a single stat. Thus, here are a few things that make you go hmmm: The Canucks aren’t that fast. Up...
After an emotional game against Roberto Luongo and the Florida Panthers on Thursday night, the Canucks were looking to bounce back against the Calgary Flames on Saturday night, something they seem to do often enough. (I mean, the Flames are like the Canucks’ safety blanket.) Jocelyn Aspa recaps the game in your tweets.
It’s the most excited Vancouver fans have ever been to see the Florida Panthers. No, the Panthers didn’t suddenly get good, it’s Mr. Roberto Luongo’s first trip back to Vancity since being traded last year. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.
Coming off a solid win against Detroit, Canucks are looking to continue their winning ways against the New York Islanders. Can starting goalie Eddie Lack redeem himself after last season’s brutal 7-4 loss to the Isles? Victoria Denault recaps the game in your tweets.
After their first loss of the calendar year against the Los Angeles Kings on New Year’s Day, the Canucks were look to bounce back against the Detroit Red Wings (although they’ve been winless in their last 3 outings against them). Jocelyn Aspa recaps the game in your tweets.
After ending 2014 with a win in San Jose against the Sharks, the Vancouver Canucks look to start 2015 off right with a big two points against the LA Kings. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.
Both the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames entered Saturday’s game on some pretty heavy-duty losing streaks. The Canucks had lost 5 in a row, and the Flames had lost 7, so both teams, naturally, were looking to bounce back and get a much-needed W. Jocelyn Aspa recaps the game in your tweets.