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Canucks Review and Preview: March 14 to March 20, 2011

Canucks Review and Preview: March 14 to March 20, 2011

[Every Sunday, Caylie King looks at the Canucks week that was and the Canucks week ahead. You can follow Caylie on Twitter (@cayking).] Canucks Record 70 GP, 45-16-9, 99 points (1st in Northwest Division, 1st in Western Conference) Who’s Hot Daniel Sedin is currently on a 5-game point streak. He has 5 goals, 5 assists and a plus-4 rating in that stretch, and in the process, he’s increased his Art Ross race lead on Steven Stamkos to 5 points, and set career-highs in goals (37) and points (89). Dank has been one of the best and most consistent players on...

The Sedins’ race for the Art Ross and other weekend thoughts

The Sedins’ race for the Art Ross and other weekend thoughts

Some weekend thoughts: I’ve had a hard time putting into words what a pleasure it is to watch Hank and Danny night in night out this season. Usually, I just end up making squeaky noises that only dogs can hear. But I mean really they cycle the puck like two freakin identical wizards, and they’re sandwiching Stamkos at the top of the NHL standings. (Don’t you think Stamkos looks SO much like the main kid in The Sandlot? If you have not seen The Sandlot stop reading and go find it right now.) Hanky won it last year and Danny...

Ask Katie about the Canucks: Comebacks, Goalies, Nicknames and Pranks

Ask Katie about the Canucks: Comebacks, Goalies, Nicknames and Pranks

[Every Monday, Katie Maximick takes your questions and gives her take on the Canucks in her own cantankerous style. If you have any questions about the Canucks, send it to her via Twitter (@KMaximick)] Photo credit: canucks.nhl.com Welcome back, Ask Katie readers. I hope you all enjoyed the Canucks win on Saturday and your weekends, including yesterday’s Heritage Classic in Calgary. Carey Price looked like he was about to get pneumonia and perhaps did, considering the Flames scored four unanswered goals on the poor guy. Adrian (@unambig) asks: Maybe you’re a closet Flames fan? Katie: Maybe the Leafs will make...

Ask Katie about the Canucks: Conspiracy Theories and Some Slash

Ask Katie about the Canucks: Conspiracy Theories and Some Slash

[Every Monday, Katie Maximick takes your questions and gives her take on the Canucks in her own cantankerous style. If you have any questions about the Canucks, send it to her via Twitter (@KMaximick)] Hi there, hungover Canucks fans! For those of you who don’t give a damn about football, thanks for your questions for today’s column. You were a big help during a hectic weekend when people were too enthralled with Troy Polamalu’s mane of hair and Fergie’s train-wreck version of Sweet Child of Mine to help me out. You, my friends, saved the day. I feel like I’ve...

I Watched This Game: Canucks 0 – 1 Rangers

I Watched This Game: Canucks 0 – 1 Rangers

[I Watched This Game is a recurring feature at Pass it to Bulis, the hockey blog that knows who needs the puck. It chronicles the insights and observations of two guys who watched a hockey game. To view all the other wonderful stuff PITB does, visit Pass It To Bulis.] It is the worst letdown in the world when the Canucks suffer a shutout loss. It’s a worse letdown than Urkel O’s (the cereal that showed so much promise). Not only am I forced to watch the Canucks lose, but I’m forced to watch as they’re held off the scoresheet....

Canucks Midseason Marks: The Goaltenders

Canucks Midseason Marks: The Goaltenders

Now that the Canucks have reached the official halfway point of the 2010/2011 season, we take a look back and give the players their midseason marks. Photo credit: Vancouver Sun Roberto Luongo: Quietly, Roberto Luongo put together a very good first half to this season. Despite the endless criticism – and perhaps pushed by Cory Schneider’s play – Luongo finished the first half 4th in the NHL in wins (19), 10th in save percentage (0.921) and 11th in GAA (2.33). Luongo rarely needs to steal games anymore; he just needs to play well enough to not lose them. Grade: B+...

I Watched This Game: Canucks 6 – 1 Oilers

I Watched This Game: Canucks 6 – 1 Oilers

[I Watched This Game is a recurring feature at Pass it to Bulis, the hockey blog that knows who needs the puck. It chronicles the insights and observations of two guys who watched a hockey game. To view all the other wonderful stuff PITB does, visit Pass It To Bulis.] I don’t think there was ever really any concern that the Oilers might win tonight. There was, I guess, a nagging concern that the Canucks might lose, but seriously, this Oilers team isn’t built to win hockey games. It’s built to accrue picks, like Questlove’s hair or Tenacious D. My...

I Watched This Game: Canucks 4 – 3 Sharks

I Watched This Game: Canucks 4 – 3 Sharks

[I Watched This Game is a recurring feature at Pass it to Bulis, the hockey blog that knows who needs the puck. It chronicles the insights and observations of two guys who watched a hockey game. To view all the other wonderful stuff PITB does, visit Pass It To Bulis.] The Canucks came into San Jose to play their third road game in four nights. Unbeaten in five, and expected to be dog-tired, there was a sense among Canuck nation that a loss to San Jose was as inevitable as the extraplanar robots that chase down lawbreakers. The Sharks came...

Ask Katie About the Canucks: Bieksa, Schneider and Pleasant Surprises

Ask Katie About the Canucks: Bieksa, Schneider and Pleasant Surprises

[Every Monday, Katie Maximick takes your questions and gives her take on the Canucks in her own cantankerous style. If you have any questions about the Canucks, send it to her via Twitter (@canucksgirl44)] Photo credit: canucks.nhl.com Happy New Year, Canucks fans! I hope everyone celebrated (safely) after the Canucks’ 4-1 victory over the Stars on New Year’s Eve. On that note, I believe I’m not the only one out there who’s surprised Kevin Bieksa is starting 2011 with a four-game point streak and a plus-13 rating. Did anyone see this coming two months ago? I didn’t think he’d be...

I Watched This Game: Canucks 4 – 1 Stars

I Watched This Game: Canucks 4 – 1 Stars

[I Watched This Game is a recurring feature at Pass it to Bulis, the hockey blog that knows who needs the puck. It chronicles the insights and observations of two guys who watched a hockey game. To view all the other wonderful stuff PITB does, visit Pass It To Bulis.] The Canucks closed out 2010 the same way they opened it: with a win over the Dallas Stars, but don’t let the 4-1 score fool you into thinking this was just another rout of a good team. Vancouver outscored Dallas, but that’s about the only stat category they won. Thankfully,...

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