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MSM links for January 21, 2009 0

MSM links for January 21, 2009

Canucks lose to Sharks in last-minute heartbreaker (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Change your partners (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Real Luongo is back but Sharks had more teeth (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Bobby Lu’s injury exposes team’s weaknesses (Guts Mactavish, 24 Hours Vancouver)

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MSM links for January 20, 2009 0

MSM links for January 20, 2009

30 days to a better team? (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) LaBarbera happy to settle in for a bit (Yvonne Zacharias, Vancouver Sun) Sundin still getting settled (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Treat shootout just like breakaway — Sundin (Vancouver Province) Salo keen to get back in it (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Luongo’s skills ready to pay all-star bills? (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) The lack of true grit (Hosea Cheung, 24 Hours Vancouver) Lemieux starts comeback against Canucks (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Lemieux is le back (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Reeling Canucks hope to reel in Sharks (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail)

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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)

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MSM links for December 31, 2008 0

MSM links for December 31, 2008

Maybe Mats can play goal too (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Vancouver takes out Gagne but Flyers get even (Ed Moran, Philly Daily News) Canucks lose a game and a goalie (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) LaBarbera thrilled to join Canucks (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) BC’s very own comes home (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Getting a little help in the crease (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Kings trade goalie LaBarbera to Vancouver (Rich Hammond, Los Angeles Daily News) Back on ice, but still a long way to go (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) The walking wounded hope to be back on ice (Ben Kuzma,...

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MSM links for December 19, 2008 0

MSM links for December 19, 2008

Winds of change blowing in Vancouver (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Gillis shoots and scores with signing (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Bridesmaids finally get hitched (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) He’s capable of dominating (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Lineup more dangerous (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Santa Gillis delivers shiny present (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Sundin is a Canuck (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Sundin takes less money to give Canucks cap room (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Mats Sundin says no to New York (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Sundin is Naslund and Linden, but better (Cam Cole via National Post) No shock, Sundin...

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MSM links for November 25, 2008 0

MSM links for November 25, 2008

Belief system wins out (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Sanford stones Cup champs (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) ‘Don’t be Luongo, Louie’ (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Luongo suffers common goalie injury (Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun) Salo wires home the winning goal (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Sanford’s biggest save yet to come (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Sedins, Demitra keep clicking (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Luongo has groin strain, not tear (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Red Wings fall to Canucks in overtime (Dave Dye, Detroit News) Red Wings lose lead late, game in overtime (Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press) Big pads for goalie...

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MSM links for November 21, 2008 0

MSM links for November 21, 2008

Winning – and grinning (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Salo’s sidelined again (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Demitra loves sticking it to old team (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Sanford stands tall between pipes (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Saturday likely going to shootout (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Gillis-Bettman meeting right on schedule (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Pavol Demitra’s return haunts Wild (Michael Russo, Minneapolis Star-Tribune) ‘We just do our job’ (Adam Wazny, Winnipeg Sun)

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Breaks and bruises 2

Breaks and bruises

I guess it was only a matter of time until the good health of the Vancouver Canucks’ defense ended. After being hit by a shot from teammate Michel Ouellet four games ago, Kevin Bieksa is expected to miss 2 to 4 weeks with a fractured left foot. Sami Salo is also day-to-day with a bruised shoulder. After missing all but 34 games last season with a lacerated calf muscle, Bieksa initially struggled to find the form from his 2006/2007 breakout season. Through 13 games this season, he has looked good. His 11 points (3G-8A) ties him for 3rd in team...

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On Demitra, Salo, Brown and Pettinger 21

On Demitra, Salo, Brown and Pettinger

Because I’m on the road, I missed the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. I’m not complaining (it was probably a good thing). Still, here are some random thoughts on what has transpired so far this week. On the injuries: It took all of two weeks before Sami Salo and Pavol Demitra suffered their first injuries of the season. Like Alanah said, only Kyle Wellwood benefits from those injuries. And maybe Jason Krog (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province). The scary thing is, the top part of the Canucks lineup is already becoming reminiscent of last year’s. Darcy Hordichuk...

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MSM links for October 20, 2008 0

MSM links for October 20, 2008

Triple trouble for Canucks (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Injuries create roster dilemma for Canucks (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Team can’t cut Juice loose (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Classic injury woes hit Canucks (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Bad month a laughing matter (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Problems are beginning to pile up (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Chicago Blackhawks beat Vancouver Canucks 4-2 (Chris Kuc, Chicago Tribune) Huet responds to Khabibulin’s play with super effort (Tim Sassone, Daily Herald) Sharp, Hawks bounce back in win (Tim Sassone, Daily Herald) First time is a charm (Lacy J. Banks, Chicago Sun-Times) Winning is salve...

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