Photo credit: TSN Earlier today, Jason Botchford (Vancouver Province) suggested the Sedin-Sedin-Burrows line was the second coming of the Westcoast Express line. Scratch that, he said that they are even better than the original. The trio have played 57 games together going back to last winter. In those 57 games, the line has combined for 73 goals and 119 assists for 192 points. That’s 3.37 points a game and is a pace which outdistances the best line in Canucks history. At its peak in 2002-03, the West Coast Express put up 3.31 points a game. And who can argue with...Click here to read more.
[update: 12/30/2009, 11:44 AM] Congratulations to A-Roc for guessing ALL 23 Team Canada players! Pretty damn impressive. We’ll send him the signed Ryan Kesler photo and the 2010 Men’s Olympic Hockey Team Guide. ***** Photo credit: Zimbio Team Sweden released their 2010 Olympic roster today, and to no one’s surprise, Henrik and Daniel Sedin were named to the team Former Canuck Mattias Ohlund is on the roster as well; current Canuck Mikael Samuelsson isn’t. Other Canucks still being considered to represent their respective countries include: Roberto Luongo (Canada), Ryan Kesler (USA), Christian Ehrhoff (Germany) and Sami Salo (Finland). (I’m not...Click here to read more.
Photo credit: Vancouver Sun The Vancouver Sun printed this hilarious picture from last night’s Canucks win against the Habs. Caption it and we’ll give away another pair of tickets for Saturday’s Open Practice; these tickets are in section 111, row 4 – that’s four rows from the ice. Post your caption in the comments; if you’d much rather tweet it, use the hashtag #CHB. I know it’s hard considering the nature of the photo, but please try to keep your caption somewhat PG-13. I’ll keep this contest open until noon tomorrow. [update: October 9, 2009, 12:58 PM] And the winner...Click here to read more.
Photo credit: Vancouver Sun Not that we’re pressing the panic button (yet) but there are certainly some troubling things ailing the 0-3 Vancouver Canucks. What would Mike Gillis do? What would you do? I shared my thoughts on this topic this morning and now it’s time you share yours. For your troubles, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to the Canucks Open Practice this Saturday at 11:00 AM. The seats are in section 118, row 1 – that’s ice level next to the benches folks! To get your name in the draw, let us know what you think the...Click here to read more.