Tonight, the Vancouver Canucks are hosting their 25th annual Canucks for Kids Telethon. And as we always do here at CHB, we are proud to show our support through a variety of Canucks-themed donations! Want to match a CHBer? Or set a stats pledge of your own? Leave us a comment! If you get it in before 4pm we’ll add it to the post. Let’s see how much CHB can raise!Click here to read more.
UPDATE: CHB writers are proud to commit at least $313 to the Canucks for Kids Telethon, comprised of: $20 from Clay for 2 Canuck goals. $20 from Sean (Clay’s son) for $5 for every Nicklas Jensen point…generously topped up by Arielle Tuliao by another $15. $98 from Chris for $44 for Canucks shots (22 x 2). Doubled because of the shutout and another $10 because Chris Tanev is Chris Tanev. $30 from Lizz for 30 Eddie Lack saves. $25 from Ashley despite Alex Burrows not scoring. $20 from Delia for 2 Henrik Sedin points. $50 from Victoria for the...Click here to read more.
Never shirking our chance to sport some facial hair or do a solid for a charitable cause, November is always an exciting time for most of us at Canucks Hockey Blog. Sure the majority of us only dream of rocking an epic quality crumb catcher like Tom Selleck can, but that doesn’t mean we can’t give it a try for a month. For those that haven’t heard, November is now forever known as Movember, where men and women sport a Mo (real, fake or otherwise) in an effort to draw attention to a number of men’s health issues. A month-long...Click here to read more.
Amidst all of the tiresome back-and-forth rhetoric between Bettman and Fehr and the NHL and NHLPA, once in a while a story will jump out that’s good. That’s positive. That deserves some publicity. Enter Jeff Golby, an Operations Director at Chimp Foundation. Jeff is helping to raise funds for Stepping Up, an initiative of Youth Unlimited. Stepping Up reaches out to the young and often neglected young dads in the community, believing that advocating, supporting and equipping young fathers is vital to this and the next generations’ health. Stepping Up works to meet dads where they are at, gives them...Click here to read more.
CHB is supporting a charity playoff pool benefiting the Bourne Family & Friends Foundation, proceeds of which will go towards the important development of accessible and affordable housing for the physically disabled.Click here to read more.
In celebration of Hockey Day in Canada and in support of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, the South Arm Community Center’s youth group, Mosaic, will be hosting its fourth annual 24-Hour Hockey-thon. From 12pm Friday, February 11th 2011 until 12pm Saturday, February 12th Lower Mainland residents of all ages will be participating in a non-stop game of floor hockey in the South Arm gymnasium. Registration for the event is by donation with each participant securing pledges for their efforts in the 24-hour game. Proceeds from the pledges will be donated to Canuck Place, to assist children in recovery. Over the past...Click here to read more.