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MSM links for February 4, 2009 1

MSM links for February 4, 2009

Swede resurrection day for Canucks (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canucks weather Hurricane in 4-3 win (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) The body twitches… it has life! (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Sigh of relief follows winning goal (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Gillis gives Vigneault a vote of confidence (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) A good deal of improving to do (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Eight was enough (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Some kind of optimism (Guts Mactavish, 24 Hours Vancouver) Best game yet from Sundin (CP via Metro News Vancouver) Like this:Like Loading…

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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) Like...

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MSM links for January 14, 2009 0

MSM links for January 14, 2009

‘We didn’t deserve to win’ says Kesler as goalies bedeviled (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Canucks ‘facing adversity’ (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Pitiful performance full of pratfalls and more (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Canucks drop fifth game in a row at home (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) LaBarbera ponders future after poor – and brief – effort (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canucks can’t wait for Luongo to come back (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Canucks nearing a crossroads (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Clemmensen felt the pressure, but held onto Devils’ 5-3 win over Canucks (Rich Chere, The Star-Ledger) What’s really wrong...

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MSM links for January 11, 2009 0

MSM links for January 11, 2009

Luongo’s groin passes tough practice test (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Luongo ready for full practice, could play this week (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) LaBarbera keeps even keel (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Likable Sanford likely odd man out (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Home-ice disadvantage (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Kes is right in there with award candidates (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Fans unlikely to be patient with Sundin (Scott Rintoul, Metro News Vancouver) Like this:Like Loading…

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MSM links for December 23, 2008 0

MSM links for December 23, 2008

Daniel makes the difference (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks survive a penalty fest (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) These Canucks are tough enough (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Ducks coach cultivated Kesler’s talent in AHL (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Canucks hang on for 4-3 win over Ducks (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Ducks box themselves in against Canucks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Ducks penalty problems cost them game in Vancouver (Dan Wood, OC Register) It’s almost impossible to beat Sharks at home (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Sharks hope to continue home success against Canucks (David Pollak, Mercury News) Count on Crow for colour...

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MSM links for December 3, 2008 0

MSM links for December 3, 2008

Looks like it’s Schneider time (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks notebook: Sanford sits out (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) ‘I’m ahead of schedule,’ says Luongo (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks shoot… they don’t score (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Kesler, Burrows need goals (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) O’Brien trying to stay out of penalty box (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Hurt Lu hurts, but Wellwood makes it well (Guts Mactavish, 24 Hours Vancouver) Vancouver Canucks’ performance looks very familiar (Jeff Patterson, Georgia Straight) Like this:Like Loading…

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MSM links for December 2, 2008 0

MSM links for December 2, 2008

Canucks go from toast of the town to just toast (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks drop third straight to Blue Jackets (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks down to one healthy goalie (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Now a bad back, just Sanford’s luck (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Controversial autograph-signing session hounds Burrows (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) The faceoff: Luck has nothing to do with it (Yvonne Zacharias, Vancouver Sun) Kesler won’t forgive Umberger (Faceoff.com) First taste of the show (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun) Chat with coach spurs to snap six-game drought (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun) Mason saves the day (Aaron Portzline,...

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MSM links for October 17, 2008 0

MSM links for October 17, 2008

Burrows digs out win for Canucks (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) One glorious goal lifts Raymond (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Burrows buries the Wings (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Raymond shows the love (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Canucks blueliners play prominent role (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Hot issues (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Canucks nail OT win over Wings (Bob Mackin, 24 Hours Vancouver) Kesler’s line nets three goals (Ted Kulfan, Detroit News) Home woes strike Wings again (Dave Dye, Detroit News) Wings winless at home; Irate Babcock faults turnovers (George Sipple, Detroit Free Press) Helm performs well as Zetterberg’s sub (George James...

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MSM links for October 16, 2008 0

MSM links for October 16, 2008

Rock ‘em sock ‘em Rypien (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Wings mixed on subject of Luongo’s captaincy (Dave Waddell, Vancouver Sun) Red Wings spread the talent around (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Bruises and cuts = guts (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Three things to watch (Vancouver Province) Blueliner Bieksa could rejoin team for road game against Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday (Vancouver Province) Kesler gets shot at powerplay (Ottawa Citizen) Demitra line shows promise (Scott Rintoul, Metro News Vancouver) After straining groin, Henrik Zetterberg might not play tonight (George Sipple, Detroit Free Press) Like this:Like Loading…

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Captain Lou 15

Captain Lou

Photo credit: canucks.com Goaltender Roberto Luongo’s selection as captain of the Vancouver Canucks may have been unconventional but I think it’s still the right choice. No one can dispute that he is the Canucks’ best player. He makes his teammates better. He makes the team better. He is one of Canucks’ most vocal leaders, and really, they’ll go as far as Luongo takes them. By definition, he already was the team’s captain. And that’s just the on-ice stuff. One of the characteristics I’ve admired most in Canucks captains is their dedication to charities and involvement in the communities. Trevor Linden,...

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