Burrows’ hit on Emelin had all the trademarks of the kind of hit the NHL is trying to eliminate. Emelin was admiring his pass, which placed him in a vulnerable position, Burrows’ point of contact was high, and there were a couple of steamboats from the point that Emelin got rid of the puck to the point that Burrows hit him – the hit was high, the hit was late, and the hit was to a guy in a vulnerable position.
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I’m back with my new and improved Clay’s Canucks Commentary. I will be producing these video podcasts every week or two and sharing my views, opinions, and insights on the Vancouver Canucks.
The Canucks faced off against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night — the only time the Habs will be playing in Rogers Arena this year — and… What. A. Game. Jocelyn Aspa recaps it all in your tweets.
After 6 games, Kevin Bieksa and Shawn Matthias are -6 and Jannik Hansen is -5. At this rate, the math suggests – even if logic does not – that Bieksa and Matthias will finish at -60 and Hansen -50. This obviously won’t happen. At least it better not.
And okay, sure, the Canucks lost two out of four games last week — they suffered an abysmal 6-3 loss in Dallas; won 4-1 in St. Louis; lost a disastrous 7-3 game against Colorado on Friday evening even though Henrik Sedin scored the game’s first goal ten seconds in; and, lastly, posted a 4-2 win against Washington on Sunday night — but I digress. Despite the topsy-turvy week, there’s been some bright spots, which finally brings us to the point of this post: Nick Bonino.
Heading into a quick three game road trip, the Canucks were near the top of the Pacific Division. The parade had been planned. With a loss to Tampa Bay fresh on their minds, one would think a game against the Dallas Stars would be hard-fought. Well… Clay rejoins Chris in episode 29 to discuss the Canucks cold, hot, then cold three game road trip. Having given up 14 goals over three games – or 12 in two for those who don’t wish to look at things half-full – the boys rip the defence apart and try to sort out how...
After allowing a touchdown against the Colorado Avalanche Friday night, the Vancouver Canucks returned from their road trip with hopes for better luck against the Washington Capitals.
The Canucks played their third game in four nights on Friday against the Avalanche in Denver, coming off a solid 4-1 win against the St. Louis Blues just the night before. They beat an NHL team not from Alberta – wooooo! Jocelyn Aspa recaps the game in your tweets.
Victoria Denault recaps the Vancouver Canucks’ 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues in your tweets.
As the Canucks adjust to new personnel on and off the ice, fans in this market are still not sure what to make of the team. Ultimately, the fans will speak with their wallets and it will be very interesting to see what the crowds at Rogers Arena are going to be like for the next few weeks. With your help, I’ve compiled the Top 10 Ways the Vancouver Canucks can start a new sellout streak.