Tagged: Mats Sundin

MSM links for May 14, 2009 0

MSM links for May 14, 2009

Ohlund classy to the end (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Sedin contract talks to move from back to front burner (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Why would they trade me? Luongo asks (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Players pause to reflect on past, future (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Sundin sits on fence again (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) How did it go so very wrong for the Canucks? (Jeff Patterson, Georgia Straight) Canucks’ exit should inspire Moose (Randy Turner, Winnipeg Free Press) Will layoff hurt and can Cody help? (Gary Lawless, Winnipeg Free Press) Like this:Like Loading…

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Looking Forward: Mats Sundin 6

Looking Forward: Mats Sundin

A lot of the questions looming over the Canucks as a team this year, revolve around how much of this team is going to be back next year. This is the best team the Canucks have ever had, and it wasn’t good enough. I’ve been Mats’ hardest critic all season, but in that series against Chicago he was our best and most consistent player. In those last 6 games he had 7 points. He had 4 points in the last two games and was skating with a purpose. The way he played spoke volumes to me. It also maybe suggested...

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MSM links for May 12, 2009 0

MSM links for May 12, 2009

Season ends with 7-5 loss to Chicago (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Blackhawks trumped Canucks in all categories (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Future of Swedes in question after playoff elimination (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) No Canadian Cup champion as Canucks eliminated (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) The better team won, Daniel says (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Great game, but no happy face (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Canucks ousted (Tim Wharsby, Globe and Mail) Canucks KO’d in shootout (Terry Jones, Edmonton Sun) Winning the Windy City rebirth (Terry Jones, Edmonton Sun) Chicago’s Kane sends Canucks packing (Toronto Star) Blackhawks beat Canucks 7-5, win...

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MSM links for May 8, 2009 0

MSM links for May 8, 2009

Canucks, Blackhawks series tied at 2-2 (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks were within 3 minutes of a 3-1 series lead (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Nobody ever said this would be easy (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Blackhawks down Canucks 2-1 to tie series (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks low shot tally costs in end (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Canucks let one slip away (Eric Duhatschek, Globe and Mail) Blackhawks are fit to be tied (Rosie Dimanno, Toronto Star) Supporting role suits Sundin (Rosie Dimanno, Toronto Star) After tragedy, solace in The Game (Rosie Dimanno, Toronto Star) Chicago hope (Terry Jones, Toronto...

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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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MSM links for April 16, 2009 0

MSM links for April 16, 2009

Canucks beat the Blues to open Stanley Cup playoffs (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Canucks got the results they were looking for (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) A Swede’s need for speed (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Blues ‘disappointed in the outcome’ (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Canucks draw first blood with 2-1 home win (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Canucks left scratching their heads over strange playoff penalty calls (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Penalty kill shines in Canucks opener (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Canucks take early initiative (Matt Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Like this:Like Loading…

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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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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) Like this:Like Loading…

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Canucks/Blackhawks brouhaha 15

Canucks/Blackhawks brouhaha

Photo credit: canucks.com Shortly after the Canucks scored and made it 3-0 in the 3rd period against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight, the Blackhawks decided to show how tough and resilient they are. First, Dustin Byfuglien punched Roberto Luongo in the face. A few seconds later, Dave Bolland punched Daniel Sedin while the puck was a good 30 feet away from him. Yeah, real tough. Alain Vigneault was pissed off at Chicago coach Joel Queneville and rightfully so. Sending their tough guys going after the Canucks’ best players was a chicken shit move and it’s the kind of “fighting” the league...

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