The SFU Men’s Hockey Team hosts the Great Northwest Showcase at Bill Copeland Sports Centre on January 3rd and 4th. After playing host to the University of Oklahoma and Arizona State last year, SFU set their sights higher for 2014, inviting NCAA Division One schools Princeton and the University of North Dakota. With so much top-tier talent on the ice, we’re here to introduce you to the players you’ll want to keep your eye on. University of North Dakota UND is the cream of the crop when it comes to NCAA hockey. Since their program started in 1946 they’ve won...Click here to read more.
Join us on September 20th and 21st as we support the Vancouver Table Hockey Extravaganza, hosted by Pucked in the Head in Robson Square. Now, you may be asking yourself, why table hockey? Excellent question, reader. As event organizer, Andrew Delbaere explained, there is a very real social aspect to table hockey. While video games can still be solo endeavours, table games can bring almost anyone out of their shell. Looking for a fun ad social event, Jason Kurylo was inspired to launch his Table Hockey Extravaganza by Canada’s own Five Hole for Food, using sport to do some good....Click here to read more.
If there is one thing that we at CHB love to do, it’s to have good times with good people. We’ve held tweetups, group games, and for those of you old enough – drunk-ups (even if J.J. doesn’t remember them)! With us filming our next episode of CHB TV this Sunday, we’re breaking out of our usual confines at the Hog Shack Cook House in Steveston and will be heading to the Donnelly Group’s Library Square Public House, centrally located in downtown Vancouver. What’s so exciting about this you ask? And we want you all to join us! (assuming you’re...Click here to read more.
Every year when the Canucks’ affiliate comes to town, CHB gets a group together to check out the prospects. Of course for years, we watched the Moose; this year we get our first look at the Chicago Wolves. When the Wolves come to town in a few weeks to play against the Abbotsford Heat. I want to get a group of people to head out to Abbotsford and watch the Canucks prospects hard at work. When we went last year, the crowd was a solid 50/50 split of Moose and Heat fans. Every time we started a “Go Moose Go”...Click here to read more.
Some of you may have noticed my absence from the blog lately, and it’s because there’s something very exciting in the works. I’m organizing an event called Five Hole for Food. I’m driving from Montreal to Vancouver playing road hockey in the two aforementioned cities as well as Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton and Victoria, raising food for local food banks. The trip spans nine cities in eleven days and sees us start in Montreal on June 29th and ending in Vancouver on July 9th. We’re proudly backed by Molson Canadian as our presenting sponsor and Boston Pizza and...Click here to read more.
As reported by the Vancouver Observer, City Hall has announced tomorrow, April 27th 2010, as “Canucks Day”! The media is being invited tomorrow to join Mayor Robertson and Council, Canucks Sports and Entertainment owner Francesco Aquilini, President and General Manager Mike Gillis and Chief Operating Officer Victor de Bonis to an event commemorating the day. The Mayor will read a proclamation for Canucks Day, and the Canucks flag will be raised for the day at City Hall. The Canucks mascot, Fin, will hand out white towels to help the public cheer on the city’s home team. As if Canuck fever...Click here to read more.
I love hockey, we all love hockey, and since the weather is gorgeous and the world is in town for a couple weeks why not show them some real Canadian spirit and play some road hockey right? And while we’re at it, where else to play other than right outside the mother of all hockey venues, the Molson Canadian Hockey House. It should be a blast so tell your friends and hopefully we get a large crowd together to watch us all play! Who: Us, and you if you want to play! What: Red vs White Team Canada road hockey...Click here to read more.
Hey guys, The next Canucks tweetup has a date and a time and I’m hoping you can all make it out! You don’t have to be on Twitter to come, but if you are it’s even better! Who: You! What: Canucks vs Blues Where: The Lamplighter (210 Abbott St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2K8) When: January 27th 2010 at 630 PM Why: Because you love the Canucks and want to meet more awesome Canucks fans! Right? You do love the Canucks? If not, you need to start. Like now. Well actually about 30 seconds ago. You get the point. Come meet...Click here to read more.
I’ve never tried to arrange a group game on this site before, but I managed to secure group tickets to a couple of games in January and I thought it would be fun to get a bunch of us to go together to these games. Here are the details: Vancouver Canucks vs. Buffalo Sabres Monday, January 25, 2010 Section 314, Rows 14 and 15 (upper bowl ends where the Canucks shoot twice) Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Section 317, Rows 13 and 14 (no alcohol section, upper bowl corners where the Canucks shoot twice) I...Click here to read more.
The Vancouver Canucks and the Canucks Fan Zone are hosting another Tweet-up this Thursday, December 10 at The Players Chophouse: Come down to the Players Chophouse on December 10 to watch the Canucks take on the Atlanta Thrashers and enjoy the evening with other Canucks fans. There will be great prizes and trivia PLUS one lucky fan will win tickets to the game that night! That’s right, anyone at the Players Chophouse for the Tweet-up by 6:30 p.m. that night will be entered to win a pair of tickets to the game. Join us at the Players Chophouse Dec. 10...Click here to read more.