Tagged: Wellwood

MSM links for October 8, 2008 0

MSM links for October 8, 2008

Luongo regains his calm, focus (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Canucks add grit, hope goals will follow (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks will bar the door (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Brown goes here, there and everywhere… (Vancouver Province) Brown, Wellwood survive (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Wellwood makes final cut (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) O’ Brien shakes off road rust in practice (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Hodgson has high hopes for next season (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Better picture on PPV, but higher price (Vancouver Sun) Home renovation (Guts Mctavish, vancouver.24hrs.ca) Sniper a good fit for Moose (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun) Bourdon...

MSM links for October 6, 2008 0

MSM links for October 6, 2008

Preseason success sorts out Canucks questions (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Canucks fall to Ducks in overtime (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Ducks end Canucks’ perfect run (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Raymond provides preseason thrills (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Wellwood makes a compelling case (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Hodgson signs on with Canucks for three years (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Coach, GM reckon Hodgson looks like money in the bank (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Dollars determine positional battles (Scott Rintoul, Metro News Vancouver)

MSM links for September 30, 2008 0

MSM links for September 30, 2008

Wellwood has weighty expectations (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Fit enough to play (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Wellwood wins battle of the bulge (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Not ready for prime time (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Grabner sent down to farm (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Rypien puts injury woes behind him (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) No more exhibition play for Schneider (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun)

What to do with Wellwood 20

What to do with Wellwood

When Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis was first handed the top job, he stated 3 traits he wanted from his players – hockey intelligence, character and integrity. When Kyle Wellwood reported to training camp out of NHL shape, it called into question whether he possessed any of those traits. Guys in Toronto called him lazy. Fans called him fat. Canucks coach Alain Vigneault called him out: “His commitment to conditioning and being a professional athlete probably wasn’t where it needed to be for him to have success,” said Vigneault. “His test results showed from early July [to training camp] significant...

MSM links for September 23, 2008 0

MSM links for September 23, 2008

Shootout success (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Healthy Salo promises a ‘slap-happy’ return (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Schneider shows he’s top prospect (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Taylor made for another new role (Gordon McIntyre, Vancouver Province) Team to cash in on Edler offence (Jim Jamieson, Vancouver Province) Spotlight on Kyle Wellwood: He has his ups and downs, but some promise is there (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Canucks’ Wellwood still living in the past (Wayne Scanlan via National Post) 70-game workload for Luongo (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Dogs defenseman to see ice time for Vancouver (Kevin Barrett, Telegraph-Journal) Canucks like Cody...

MSM links for September 22, 2008 0

MSM links for September 22, 2008

Canuck players define team culture (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Gillis says youth will be served (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks reckon great Dane Hansen’s made of steel, not marzipan (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) All’s simply not Wellwood (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Hodgson’s choice of newcomers (Jason Botchford, Vancouver Province) Wellwood’s condition gives coach fits (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) GM stays home, D moves forward (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Canucks put Wellwood on notice (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Vigneault blasts Wellwood (Scott Rintoul, Metro News)