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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 0 vs. Flames 1

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.

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Luongo’s bitter-suite return

It’s hard to prepare yourself for the kind of night Thursday’s Luongo Night was. You know it’s going to be raw and emotional, seeing your former number one goaltender between the pipes at the other end of the rink.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 1 vs. Panthers 3

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.

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Loving Luongo – January 7, 2015

Episode 38 of C4 is live with Matt and Clay chatting about the Smylosphere topic of the year (so far) – Roberto Luongo’s return to Vancouver. Does Luongo receive cheers from an adoring crowd? Or do “boos” instead of “loos” rain down from the upper bowl? And is either deserved?

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What’s the opposite of star treatment?

Curious, I decided to scroll through the boxscores of the last several Canucks games and check how rarely Hank had drawn a penalty. Unless I missed something, I made it all the way back to the Canucks’ November 14 game against the Arizona Coyotes – this was the last time Hank drew a penalty.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 3 vs. Islanders 2

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.

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Performance of the Week: Henrik Sedin scores milestone goal numbers 200 and 201

It’s no word of a lie when I say that I adore Henrik Sedin more than most people. (I’m also weirdly protective of someone I’ve never even met, but come on, he’s Henrik Sedin, okay?) Seeing him reach milestone goals 200 and 201 on the same night is pretty spectacular.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 4 vs. Red Wings 1

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.

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C4 - a CHB podcast

New Year, New Results? – January 3, 2015

For episode 37 of C4, Matt and Clay kick off the new year by looking back at the Canucks’ 3-2 loss the Kings on New Year’s Day, and look ahead to the upcoming weeks. In particular, they explore whether or not the Canucks will avoid the downward spiral of last year at this time.

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The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 2 vs. Kings 3

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.

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