Tagged: Mats Sundin

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 19, 2009 0

MSM links for January 19, 2009

A broken home record (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Waiting to be ‘wowed’ (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) D-men due for a makeover (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Poor puck management is costly (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Pyatt one bright light in dim result (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Sedin twins try best to end team’s suffering (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Vancouver limps into all-star break (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Panic time in Canucks nation? (Scott Rintoul, Metro News Vancouver) Nash a new model since awarded captaincy (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Back and forth game ends happily (Tom Reed, The Columbus Dispatch)

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The Crazy Canucks: Episode 71 7

The Crazy Canucks: Episode 71

It’s been a while since we’ve done an episode, but we’re doing our best to fill you in on what’s happened since the last one as well as our thoughts about what’s been going on with the Canucks over that time. From Sundin to LaBarbara, there has been a lot to talk about and consider with the current slump the team is in. We do our best to cover as much as we can while staying under an hour. Listen in and see how the crew has been handling this winter of our discontent. Click here to listen to the...

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MSM links for January 15, 2009 0

MSM links for January 15, 2009

Canucks welcome back Louie (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) At least Sundin is focused (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) So long Sanford, we hardly knew you (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks herald return of white knight (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Demitra is focused, mad and ready (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Indecision and indifference (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Shooting themselves in foot with pass-first game (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Turris slated for 1st viewing here (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province)

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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 January 7, 2009 0

MSM links for January 7, 2009

‘I am ready’: Sundin (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) It all adds up for ‘Math’ Sundin (Vancouver Sun) Mats Sundin ready to lace ‘em up (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Welcome Mats? (Terry Jones, Edmonton Sun) Wellwood: Who’s on first? (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Hansen demotion hard to figure (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Strudwick a first-star goal scorer (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Moose confidence not shaken (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun)

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MSM links for January 6, 2009 0

MSM links for January 6, 2009

Half way, half good for Canucks (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Sundin to travel to Edmonton with Canucks (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Sundin goes with team to Edmonton (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Sometimes, saviours end up on cross (Jason Brough and Mike Halford, Vancouver Province) Backups both excel at diplomacy (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Moose-bound Schneider glad for the big-league experience (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Too many men dilemma: Seeing Dany but thinking it’s Hank (Vancouver Province)

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MSM links for January 5, 2009 0

MSM links for January 5, 2009

Fan depreciation (Cam Cole, Vancouver Sun) Canucks fail to show appreciation in 3-2 shootout loss (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Two-goal lead melts under Stars (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) LaBarbera gets point for Vancouver (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Dallas Stars stand up to test with 3-2 shootout win (Mike Heika, Dallas Morning News) Sundin’s Canuck debut depends on practice (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Sundin says he’s raring to go — but he wants to be careful (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Johnson’s foot OK, but finger slow to heal (Vancouver Province) Brutal scheduling shows it effects (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Here we...

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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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The Sundin has landed 4

The Sundin has landed

If you want to know how big Mats Sundin’s arrival in Vancouver is, all you need to do is check out the very TMZ-like video on TSN. Or the live-stream of his first practice in a Canucks jersey on the team website. Or the live-stream of his press conference after his first practice in a Canucks jersey. After Sundin signed, I mentioned that expectations for this team just got way higher, and that’s exactly what’s happened. But also, the excitement and hype meters surrounding them are through the roof. In the week and a half since Sundin signed, almost all...

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