Tagged: Salo

MSM links for May 4, 2009 0

MSM links for May 4, 2009

Chicago returns to roaring roots of hockey town (Stephen Brunt, Globe and Mail) First loss forces Canucks to shift focus (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Playoff prognosis drops to doubtful (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Canucks blame breakdowns for troubling loss (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Long bombs have Louie’s lot shell-shocked (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Injury keeps Salo in Vancouver (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Centre’s Sharp by name and sharp by nature (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Wellwood give non-believers reason to believe (Steve Simmons, London Free Press) Canucks hope ‘big test’ from Blackhawks is one they can pass (Bruce Campion-Smith, Toronto Star)...

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The Salo effect 0

The Salo effect

The Vancouver Canucks flew to Chicago this morning; Sami Salo wasn’t on the flight. The Vancouver Canucks made the trip to the Windy City without defenceman Sami Salo. He remained in Vancouver for treatment on a lower-body injury suffered in Game 2 of the Canucks’ Western Conference semifinal series versus the Chicago Blackhawks. Salo came off the ice after he scored the first Vancouver goal in Saturday’s 6-3 loss. Afterward, coach Alain Vigneault would only say that it’s a lower-body injury and that Salo was listed as day-to-day. If Salo is out for any extended period of time, it’s a...

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The Sky is not Falling 1

The Sky is not Falling

The Canucks CAN win in Chicago. It’s not a matter of if they win. It’s a matter of how they win. The Canucks sit in a position in which they haven’t been in, well ever. They have depth. After Salo scored his power play goal in first period the defense imploded. That was the turning point in the game. The Canucks defense fell apart, they collapsed in on themselves and before you know it, Kane was walking in on Luongo and the game was out of the Canucks control at that point. During the season after games in which they...

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Goodbye Bandwagon, See you all after Game 3 2

Goodbye Bandwagon, See you all after Game 3

As the bandwagon spills over the edges there are several things which were a bit worrisome in game 2, but there was one or two things to take away from the game. Luongo can now say he’s had his bad game. Get that out of the way, I’m positive he’ll come back stronger and make a statement on the road at the United Center in Chicago. What worries me the most is that with the loss of Salo the defence collapsed quickly. That being said, we’ve seen the Canucks play well during the long stretch he missed during the regular...

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MSM links for May 2, 2009 0

MSM links for May 2, 2009

The Bulin Wall of Shame (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Cowan re-joins Canucks at practice but not expected to play against Blackhawks (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canucks claim bad third period merely a blip (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Kane’s puck luck inspires Canucks comments (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Pyatt unlikely to play tonight (National Post) Oft-injured Salo still battling for Holy Grail (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) From pudgy to prodigy (Terry Jones, Edmonton Sun) Hawks wish they had the last two minutes to do over (Tim Sassone, Chicago Daily-Herald) Rusty Canucks feeling fortunate (Tim Sassone, Chicago Daily-Herald) Flu limited Toews...

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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 22, 2009 0

MSM links for April 22, 2009

Canucks take series with overtime win (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Party erupts in downtown Vancouver (Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun) Canucks beat Blues in overtime, sweeping best-of-seven series (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Legend of Burrows growing (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Salo, Sundin set to return (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Saint Lou rules in St. Louis (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) The sweep is sweet, but what about Luongo (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Burrows: This one was for Luc (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Canucks sweep aside Blues (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Alex Burrows and Roberto Luongo lead the way as Canucks sweep...

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A bit of a letdown 9

A bit of a letdown

There are probably a million excuses for the Canucks’ weekend, which included back-to-back losses against teams that won’t make the playoffs. I mean, last night’s game was their 9th game in 16 days and they’ve had to travel the night prior to each one of them. Also, they’re still obviously feeling the loss of Carly Bragnalo, a family member. The fact is, after the high of catching up to Calgary last Tuesday, the Canucks have lost 3 straight games (0-2-1), and in each of those losses, they surrendered the first couple of goals and had to play catch-up. Whether it’s...

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MSM links for March 5, 2009 0

MSM links for March 5, 2009

Canucks stand pat at NHL trade deadline (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Attract with winning environment (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) O’Brien O’happy he’s still in Vancouver (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) One phone call was all it took Gillis (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) We’d like to show you the newest Canucks but there aren’t any (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) ‘Perfectly content’ GM doesn’t budge on trade day (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canucks sit on money from Sundin’s discounted salary (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Canucks stand pat on deadline day (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Canucks wrap (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Bouwmeester’s...

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