The Vancouver Canucks have played 8 games, or basically 10% of their 82-game regular season schedule. While it’s not the best sample size, it’s a sample size nonetheless. More importantly, it makes for some easy math that I can do without a calculator. Now, no one in his/her right mind would suggest that by simply multiplying all of the Canucks’ stats so far by 10 that we’d come up with accurate season-end predictions. But I’m going to do it anyway. Thus, ahead of game #9 – here a few Things That Make You Go Hmmm. Will the Canucks make...Click here to read more.
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After allowing a touchdown against the Colorado Avalanche Friday night, the Vancouver Canucks returned from their road trip with hopes for better luck against the Washington Capitals.Click here to read more.
After the Tampa Bay Lightning shattered dreams of an 82-0 season, the Canucks begin a three-game road trip in Dallas against the Stars. Lizz Moffat recaps the game in your tweets.Click here to read more.
I’ve always appreciated a good haiku. Maybe it’s because I’m half-Japanese (Imoo – pronounced “E-mo” and not “I-moo” – is a Japanese name). Or perhaps it’s because it’s a relatively easy poem to write with its simple structure of 17 syllables broken into lines of 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables. Regardless, the haiku has always resonated with me.Click here to read more.
The Canucks are only two games into the 2014-15 NHL season, and newcomer Radim Vrbata’s presence has been huge already. Vrbata scored the game winner in a 4-2 tilt against the Calgary Flames on Oct. 8th and notched another goal and an assist three nights later against the Edmonton Oilers on home ice.Click here to read more.
The Canucks host the Edmonton Oilers in their home opener and come away with thrilling, come from behind 5-4 shootout win. We recap the game in your tweets.Click here to read more.
In his first forays with the Sedins, Radim Vrbata has looked very comfortable playing with the twins. Like extremely comfortable. As if he was a third Sedin brother. They seem to have a natural chemistry on the ice. And there is nothing wrong with adding a shooter to a line that has Henrik as its centre.Click here to read more.
The NHL is back, and so is #TGATT. The Canucks start their season on the road in Calgary with a new coach, a revamped roster and some renewed optimism.Click here to read more.
One game does not represent an entire NHL season. But Washington’s 5-0 loss to Carolina Monday night was another of the growing number of nails being hammered into the coffin laying rest to the Washington Capitals – 2011-12 edition. Make no mistake, this Washington team is taking after Monty Python’s dead parrot – it’s bereft of life, destined to rest in peace. And to think just 24 months ago this was a team destined to transform and dominate the NHL landscape. There are two reasons why the juggernaut Washington Capitals of 2009-10 have transformed into a Cinderella-sized pumpkin. ...Click here to read more.