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MSM links for April 29, 2009 0

MSM links for April 29, 2009

Recent history adds intensity to Canucks-Blackhawks series (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Sedins get another shot at Sammy (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Memory serves Canucks well (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Mitchell back on ice, but doesn’t fully practice (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Kesler named Selke award finalist (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) For the Sedins, that was then, this is now (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Staying out of box will be the key (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Young versus the restless (Guts Mactavish, 24 Hours Vancouver) Passed over for Vezina, Luongo eyeing Stanley Cup (AP via USA Today) Hodgson OHL’s best...

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MSM links for April 28, 2009 0

MSM links for April 28, 2009

Canucks to play Chicago in next round (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) How the Canucks and Blackhawks matched up this season (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Leave out Louie? (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks will face Blackhawks in round two of playoffs (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Restless Canucks start ruckus in practice (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Anxious for round 2 action (Hosea Cheung, 24 Hours Vancouver) Hawks can beat Canucks (Tim Sassone, Chicago Daily-Herald)

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MSM links for April 25-26, 2009 2

MSM links for April 25-26, 2009

Pyatt skates with the Canucks (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Sundin may not be ready to play in round 2 (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Luongo’s suspect puck handling worked against Blues (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Sundin not certain of return (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Pyatt makes emotional return to Canucks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Mitchell re-joins Canucks but leaves workout early (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canuck Johnson’s impact felt all the way to Coach’s Corner (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canucks-Flames would be a dream matchup (Eric Francis, Edmonton Sun) Moose seal the deal (Tim Campbell, Winnipeg Free Press) No doubt about...

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MSM links for April 10, 2009 0

MSM links for April 10, 2009

Another amazing show from Luongo (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Canucks big issue how they play, not where they finish (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Canucks’ 1-0 win over Kings effective, if not entertaining (Jason Botchfrod, Vancouver Province) Kesler proves why he’s so valuable (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Fans get glimpses of Sundin’s playoff potential (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Bumps, bruises and playing hurt all a part of road to playoffs (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Canucks enhance chance of winning division (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Quinn likes Canucks (Stephane Alarie, Slam Sports) Moose goalie named AHL goalie of the year (Gary...

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Canucks annual end-of-season awards 0

Canucks annual end-of-season awards

At tonight’s game against the LA Kings – the Canucks’ last home game in the regular season – the team is handing out their annual end-of-season awards. Here are my personal picks: Cyclone Taylor Trophy (presented to the Most Valuable Player) Roberto Luongo There are a lot of Canucks who have been critical to the team’s success this season. Alex Burrows, Ryan Kesler and Willie Mitchell are having career seasons, and the Sedins have seemingly and quietly raised their game in the last couple of months. However, the fact is that the Canucks would not be in the position they...

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MSM links for April 9, 2009 0

MSM links for April 9, 2009

Sundin quietly makes way back into postseason (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Back-to-basic for playoff-bound Canucks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Kidding aside, it’s about LA now (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Burrows bugged by $2500 fine for taking a shot at Edmonton’s Stortini from the bench (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) No changes planned for Canucks struggling blueline (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks set high bar for themselves (Scott Rintoul, Metro News Vancouver) A playoff checklist (Sam Craig, The Hockey News via Metro News Vancouver) Moose fall from first (Gary Lawless, Winnipeg Free Press)

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MSM links for March 31, 2009 0

MSM links for March 31, 2009

Canucks tickets still hot despite downturn (Bruce Constantineau, Vancouver Sun) Bloody brawl leads to bonding (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Special place for Mitchell (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Rugged Rypien ready to go? (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Was White right? (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Luongo surprise candidate (Jason Botchford via Regina Leader Post) Hawks vow not to forget about Canucks’ hair-pulling ways (Tim Sassone, Chicago Daily-Herald) Burns, Bouchard out for Tuesday (Brian Stensaas, Minneapolis Star-Tribune) Minnesota Wild deal with aches and pains down the stretch (Bruce Brothers, Pioneer Press)

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MSM links for March 20, 2009 0

MSM links for March 20, 2009

Canucks still flying with shutout of Blues (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Unheralded players contribute toward win (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Taking it one game at a time, sort of (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Canucks sting Blues for 11th straight home win (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Luongo strikes back at critics with shutout (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) It’s not always about the money (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Good time to get hot (Sam Craig, The Hockey News via Metro News Vancouver) Blues, Tkachuk go down (Michael Russo, Minneapolis Tribune via St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

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MSM links for March 19, 2009 0

MSM links for March 19, 2009

Kesler is singing the same contract tune as buddy Burrows (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Mitchell’s play a real plus for Canucks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) LaBarbera finding peace while waiting in the wings (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Rangers, Canucks could be tough in playoffs (John Mackinnon, Edmonton Journal) Canuck alumni come to Smithers (Interior News)

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MSM links for March 10, 2009 0

MSM links for March 10, 2009

Canucks win streak dies in LA (Vancouver Sun) A mother of a road trip (Yvonne Zacharias, Vancouver Sun) Royal return after trip (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canucks land hard in Lala land (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) No better sounding board than the mom who cheers you on (Vancouver Province) Are these guys for real? (Hosea Cheung, 24 Hours Vancouver) Kings show some grit in winning third in a row (Billy Witz, Los Angeles Times) Moose GM hopes to deal (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun)

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