Photo credit: National Post With only a few months before NHL hockey stops and Olympic hockey begins, predictions are a plenty on which players will be playing in Sochi on their respective national teams and who will be left behind to cheer. The Crosbys and Ovechkins are locked into place but others like Matt Duchene and Jamie Benn are making a push for a roster spot. The Vancouver Canucks are, traditionally, a big part of Olympic hockey with many European (cough!-Swedish) players participating. This year should be no different with a handful of Canuck players from around the world making a case for themselves with solid...Click here to read more.
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Hockey Night in Canada gives Vancouver the bird (Jonathan McDonald, Vancouver Province) Snow showers around Luongo doesn’t faze goalie (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Let us spray, pesky Blues are saying (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Five-on-five more than a fair fight for the Canucks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Bernier happy to give Salo credit for goal (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canucks a better hockey club with Salo on the ice (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Blues coach plays optimism card because ‘we can play better’ (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Wellwood adapts well to new role (Gary Mason, Globe and Mail) Sundin parked...Click here to read more.
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Centres of attention (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Lines are drawn (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Bernier latest to see double (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) ‘This will be a good line’ (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) A smaller, righty version of a Sedin (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Ohlund’s contract status another hot potato for GM Gillis (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Forwards show they’re ready to put their countries on the hockey map (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) All’s not well in Wellwood’s world (Barry Macdonald, 24 Hours)Click here to read more.