Tagged: Cory Schneider

Backup Lu better than Starter Schneider so far 4

Backup Lu better than Starter Schneider so far

As I’m writing this, the Canucks still haven’t announced their starting goaltender for tonight’s match-up against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Perhaps coach Alain Vigneault lost his mythical coin. Or maybe he’s busy throwing darts at a dart board to select his new shootout lineup.

Or maybe, just maybe, the performances by both Cory Schneider and Roberto Luongo to-date this season has thrown a wrinkle into his plans.

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Magic 8-Ball and Poker: 10 Alternatives to AV’s Coin-Flipping Brand of Decision Making 0

Magic 8-Ball and Poker: 10 Alternatives to AV’s Coin-Flipping Brand of Decision Making

Much has been made about the goaltending situation in Vancouver and rightfully so: right now the Canucks have two high-calibre netminders making up arguably the strongest tandem in the league.  So with both Cory Schneider and Robert Luongo playing extremely well, it’s become a daily guessing game as to who will start in the next Canucks game. Likely tired of these daily questions, coach Alain Vigneault introduced his now famous coin – the one he flips to determine which goalie will get the start.  It was humourous at the start but I hope he won’t be using the same line...

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: The Code, Hank the Tank, and AV’s Mysterious Coin 9

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: The Code, Hank the Tank, and AV’s Mysterious Coin

I want to see this coin. Is it a loonie? A twoonie? A quarter? Does it have pictures of Cory and Bobby Lu on either side? Where does AV keep this coin? Is it always in his pocket? Does he lock it away somewhere with his crystal ball, voodoo dolls and a pack of vodka-infused chewing gun? If the media doesn’t insist on filming a coin toss before the end of the season, they’re not doing their job.

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Shooting From the Hip With @AY604: Keep it Simple, Stupid! 0

Shooting From the Hip With @AY604: Keep it Simple, Stupid!

Although I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting @AY604 in person yet, we have a connection that extends beyond Twitter.  It turns out that one of Adrian’s good friends played hockey with my cousin Dusty in Japan back in the day.  And thanks to the generosity of both his friend and my cousin, Adrian is the proud owner of some bright red Vaughn goalie pads.  They look pretty darn sweet. In his words: Adrian (@AY604) was born on a tiny island in the South Pacific known for its high end, square shaped bottled water or what the locals call ‘tap’....

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