It’s hard to remember a time when the Detroit Red Wings were fighting for a playoff spot. Heck, the last time the Wings missed the playoffs, Alannah Myles’ Black Velvet was no. 1 on the Billboard charts.Click here to read more.
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Coach Alain Vigneault admitted the Canucks were embarrassed after their 8-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings back in February. They should be.Click here to read more.
It’s an early game in Detroit today. Luckily NASCAR finished on time, so there were no TV conflicts in my house. None of the duct taped cars won, so I was pretty disappointed.Click here to read more.
In a strange scene from Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena yesterday afternoon, the Red Wings fans began to chant “USA! USA!” during the last 30 seconds of their team’s 8 – 3 defeat of the Vancouver Canucks. For better or for worse, I know that this has happened in other hockey arenas before. And while there’s nothing wrong with showing a bit of patriotism from time to time, there is indeed a time and place for such showings. I’m not convinced that Red Wings fans picked the right place nor right time given that only 5 of the 20 players dressed...Click here to read more.
Without a doubt, the highlight of the last week was Henrik Sedin passing Markus Naslund as the Canucks’ franchise scoring leader. Against the Stars on Friday, King Hank assisted on brother Daniel’s goal to tie Naslund, and a bit later in the game, passed Naslund with a beautiful cross-ice assist on Alex Burrows’ marker.Click here to read more.
The window on the Canucks’ Stanley Cup dream is quickly closing. Injuries have rendered Ryan Kesler a question mark, and without him it’s hard to see where the goals will come from beyond the Sedin line.Click here to read more.
Because of the shortened season, Canucks fans, unfortunately, again won’t see the likes of Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin and Steven Stamkos. Regardless, there are still some marquee match-ups on tap; here are 5 of them.Click here to read more.
CHB looks back fondly on the Vancouver Canucks and the year 2012.Click here to read more.
Tom Wakefield profiles the second round in the Western Conference and laments the state of NHL playoff action.Click here to read more.