After rolling through some of the weaker teams in the West, the Canucks begin a stretch of games against potential playoff dance partners. They started with a game against the St. Louis Blues last night, a chippy affair that featured a lot of rough stuff and name calling, and resulted in a 2-1 Canucks loss in the shootout. So, of course, we find a way to work an O.C. reference in TGATT. Tomorrow's #TGATT features Wolverine and Ryan Atwood. So ya, it's gonna be a good morning. — Lizz Moffat (@lizzmoffat) April 17, 2013 Here’s the game recap in your...
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Needless to say, coming into this season goaltending was not a major concern for the Blues. But as the Canucks faithful know, a team’s goalie situation can change very quickly.
Having throughly erased the third period of Friday night’s game from our collective memory, we’re back for a Sunday night game against the Blues. I suppose I'll be hoping for a solid 60-minute effort from the #Canucks… about the only thing missing from Friday night. — Clayton Corley (@opiatedsherpa) February 18, 2013
The window on the Canucks’ Stanley Cup dream is quickly closing. Injuries have rendered Ryan Kesler a question mark, and without him it’s hard to see where the goals will come from beyond the Sedin line.
Tom Wakefield breaks down the NHL’s Western Conference Final, predicting a Kings victory.
Tom Wakefield profiles the second round in the Western Conference and laments the state of NHL playoff action.
Tom Wakefield breaks down the first round of the playoffs in the Western Conference and offers his picks on series outcomes.
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[Inspired by Arsenio Hall’s “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…”, Clayton Imoo talks about Canucks-related things that make him go hmmm… You can follow Clay on Twitter at (@canuckclay) or on his website, Clay’s Canucks Commentary.] Did something exciting happen on Monday? I’m not going to analyze the trades from earlier this week as my esteemed colleagues at CHB have done a great job of that already. Instead, I’m going to look at a few other Things That Make You Go Hmmm: 1. Will you be Seeking Stanley…six weeks early? Yesterday, Chris and I represented CHB at the media launch...
[Every week Caylie King reviews the Canucks week that was and previews the Canucks week ahead. You can follow Caylie on Twitter (@CayKing).] The Canucks end a 6-game road trip in Phoenix tonight and then head back home for a 7-game home-stand. This isn’t the same team we saw a few days ago in Dallas. With the addition of Zack Kassian, the Canucks addressed their need for a big, physical bottom six forward. Unfortunately, the Cody Hodgson era is over here in Vancouver, but veteran center and Stanley Cup winner Sami Pahlsson will slot into the lineup and help in...