Tagged: Demitra

MSM links for February 25, 2009 0

MSM links for February 25, 2009

Canucks suffer first loss to Canadiens in eight years (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Demitra breaks his finger on unpenalized slash (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Price paying for his ‘sins’ (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Canadiens superior goaltending sends team to 3-0 win over Canucks (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Loss brings to light questions that need answering (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Ebbs, flows, wins and woes (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Gargantuan effort from Habs goalie (Red Fisher, Montreal Gazette) Halak steals the show (Sean Gordon, Globe and Mail) Don’t get too excited (Guts Mactavish, 24 Hours Vancouver)

That ever-elusive secondary scoring 0

That ever-elusive secondary scoring

When it was put together 3 games ago, the Demitra-Sundin-Kesler line was expected to provide some secondary scoring and take the heat off the Sedin line. It has, of course, done more than that, outscoring the Sedin line 22 (9G-13) – 6 (3G-3A) in 3 straight wins. The other thing I noticed is that Vigneault has taken to putting the Sundin line (with Bernier on the wing, and sometimes, Demitra on the point) out first on the powerplay. In fact, Demitra, Sundin and Kesler combined for 36:58 minutes of powerplay ice-time the last 3 games vs. Sedin, Sedin and Pyatt’s...

MSM links for February 3, 2009 0

MSM links for February 3, 2009

Not forever a Canuck, classy Ohlund plays on (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Coach has only good memories of Sundin (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) O’Brien comes out fighting – with words (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) O’Brien not happy with Canucks brass (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Father knows best when to keep mum (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Demitra ready for new mate (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Lack of scoring frustrates Sundin (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Ward saves his best (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) What’s wrong with them? (Hosea Cheung, 24 Hours Vancouver) Hodgson earns OHL weekly honour (Mike Hayakawa via YorkRegion.com)

MSM links for January 31-February 1, 2009 0

MSM links for January 31-February 1, 2009

Canucks can’t finish scoring chances (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Sundin doing nothing to earn his keep (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Demitra close to returning from groin injury (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) The curse of Sundin bites again (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Wild’s final swing keeps rival Canucks on skids (Michael Russo, Star-Tribune) Tribalism is alive and well in Canucksland (Ian Hoysom, Victoria Times Colonist) Sundin a big bust so far (Mark Zwolinski, Toronto Star)

MSM links for January 15, 2009 0

MSM links for January 15, 2009

Canucks welcome back Louie (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) At least Sundin is focused (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) So long Sanford, we hardly knew you (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks herald return of white knight (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Demitra is focused, mad and ready (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Indecision and indifference (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Shooting themselves in foot with pass-first game (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Turris slated for 1st viewing here (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province)

MSM links for January 13, 2009 0

MSM links for January 13, 2009

Demitra lands in coach’s doghouse (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks go big with Pyatt and Sundin on same line (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Chemistry key for Canucks coach (Yvonne Zacharias, Vancouver Sun) Slumping Wellwood back with Sedin twins in hopes of boosting offensive production (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Pyatt bulks up beef on Sundin line (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Bad-cop Bowness tries to spark team (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Devils still play game the same way (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Someone on New Jersey Devils about to lose job with Brendan Shanahan soon to join team (Rich Chere, Star-Ledger) Earning...

MSM links for December 29, 2008 0

MSM links for December 29, 2008

Demitra-Sedins reunion pays off (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Shutout memory’s unfaded (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Demitra looks dangerous against the Senators (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Senators’ struggles continue on road (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks end mini-slump with easy win over Senators (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Sens lose again (Ottawa Citizen) Fractured foot caused by friendly fire put Pyatt out at least a month (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province)

MSM links for November 25, 2008 0

MSM links for November 25, 2008

Belief system wins out (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Sanford stones Cup champs (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) ‘Don’t be Luongo, Louie’ (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Luongo suffers common goalie injury (Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun) Salo wires home the winning goal (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Sanford’s biggest save yet to come (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Sedins, Demitra keep clicking (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Luongo has groin strain, not tear (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Red Wings fall to Canucks in overtime (Dave Dye, Detroit News) Red Wings lose lead late, game in overtime (Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press) Big pads for goalie...

MSM links for November 21, 2008 0

MSM links for November 21, 2008

Winning – and grinning (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Salo’s sidelined again (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Demitra loves sticking it to old team (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Sanford stands tall between pipes (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Saturday likely going to shootout (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Gillis-Bettman meeting right on schedule (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Pavol Demitra’s return haunts Wild (Michael Russo, Minneapolis Star-Tribune) ‘We just do our job’ (Adam Wazny, Winnipeg Sun)

MSM links for November 17, 2008 0

MSM links for November 17, 2008

Luongo ready for new memories (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) ‘Cy Young’ candidate enjoys burying Buds (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Road warriors or just road weary (Marc Weber, Vancouver Province) Isles look like team in oldtimers league (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Canucks’ chemistry experiment a success (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Net worth increases (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun)