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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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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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Evaluating the Canucks Against the Pacific’s Elite

The road to a playoff spot in the Pacific division goes through the three California teams, so as the Canucks are in the middle of three straight vs the Ducks, Sharks and Kings, it’s worth taking a look at whether Vancouver has actually improved their play against their division rivals.

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Performance of the Week: Alex Burrows’ two goals against the Arizona Coyotes

In a week in which the Canucks played just two games before the Christmas break, it was easy to select the Performance of the Week. As the Canucks trounced the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 in their last game before getting their eggnog on, Alex Burrows notched two goals, ending his 9-game goalless drought in a big way.

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Performance of the Week: Chris Tanev’s Birthday, OT Winner

Thanks to Chris Tanev’s OT winner, the Canucks finally put an end to their 5-game losing streak on Saturday night against the Calgary Flames. For his efforts, we bestow him with this week’s Performance of the Week honors.

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