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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 5 at Ducks 0

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 5 at Ducks 0

The game had everything – pretty goals, big saves, big fights, a penalty shot, and even phallic-shaped light sabers.

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 vs Flames 2 (SO)

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 vs Flames 2 (SO)

One team in tonight’s match up will see their first win of the season. I, for one, can’t stand to see Calgary get a win before us, so let’s hope we take it.

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

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.

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 2 vs Oilers 3 (SO)

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 2 vs Oilers 3 (SO)

Doesn’t it feel like we were just here? After a full day of NFL playoffs, we’re right back into hockey mode. Let’s just hope tonight’s game goes a little better than last night’s. I mean, it can’t get any worse, right?

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 vs Ducks 7

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 vs Ducks 7

Tequila game prep. This will be great, or horrible. It’s all up to the boys in blue. #Canucks #TGATT

Out of Town Notebook: 2012/2013 Western Conference Preview

Out of Town Notebook: 2012/2013 Western Conference Preview

The window on the Canucks’ Stanley Cup dream is quickly closing. Injuries have rendered Ryan Kesler a question mark, and without him it’s hard to see where the goals will come from beyond the Sedin line.

Out of Town Notebook: 2012/2013 Eastern Conference Preview

Out of Town Notebook: 2012/2013 Eastern Conference Preview

Another year, another season preview. As usual, we’ve ranked each team’s goaltending, defense, forwards and coaches based on expectations and past performance. However, given the shortened season, we’ve also taken a few other things into consideration.

Out of Town Notebook: Exit Burke, Enter Luongo

Out of Town Notebook: Exit Burke, Enter Luongo

Speculation is rampant that Leaf ownership wanted a Luongo deal, Burke did not, and that disagreement led to today’s leadership change. The thing is, from hockey perspective, NOT trading for Luongo now is the most logical thing to do.

Shooting From the Hip With @suitoflights: Welcome Back, NHL!

Shooting From the Hip With @suitoflights: Welcome Back, NHL!

Although I’ve never met @suitoflights in person (our closest encounter was both being at the Five Hole for Food street hockey game last summer), I’ve always admired her wit and honesty on Twitter.  Thus, it was a no-brainer when it came to picking my first guest for the 2013 year. In her words: Jocelyn (@suitoflights) was born in Victoria, BC and studied at Thompson Rivers University before becoming a Legal Assistant.  In April 2010, she followed her life-long dream of moving to Vancouver although she’d always been aware of the Vancouver Canucks and hockey in general.  It wasn’t until the...

Out of Town Notebook: The Legitimacy of a Shortened Season

Out of Town Notebook: The Legitimacy of a Shortened Season

I love the game of hockey, not economics. No matter what the cap ended up being, good general managers will still be good general managers, good coaches good coaches, etc, etc.

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