Follow The Bouncing Ball

Well that was one way to relax a slumping Canucks lineup. In the 3rd game of Hockey Day in Canada, the Canucks and Flames went to the 5th round of a shootout before the Canucks prevailed. The game featured a line brawl off the opening face off. Kellan Lain Breaks 50 Year Old NHL Record 24 [...]

Canucks Report at the Half Way Mark

After 42 games, the Canucks are 23-12-7. The team managed to string together a 7 game win streak, on their way to posting a 10-1-2 record in December, their best month of the season so far. The team has 53 points and remains at 4th place in the Pacific Division. At the quarter pole the [...]

Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot

Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind ? Should old acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne? The time between Christmas and the New Year is usually a time of reflection and remembrance. We think back on the events of this year, and of years past. In the summer of 2011, Derek [...]

Canucks Report At The Quarter Pole

After 20 games, the Canucks are 11-7-2. The team managed to post a 5-1-1 record on a long 7 game eastern road trip, ending with 3 victories in extra time – two wins in overtime and one in a shootout. They went 2-1 on a home stand, and have just finished a tough 1-2-1 California road swing.

What to Expect When You're Expecting Goaltending

This post is a public service announcement to all Canucks fans, new, old and bandwagon: Roberto Luongo does not play well in October. To the faithful Luongo lovers and shameless Luongo apologists like myself, this should not come as a surprise. Luongo is perhaps the most polarizing figure in Vancouver sports. Fans all over the [...]

2013-14 #Canucks Twitter Hockey – Smythe Pool

Thank you all for joining the #Canucks Twitter Fans pool in the Smythe Division. Fun draft tonight! It’s a great group of people. Everyone’s Twitter details are below. Like last year, this is a Rotisserie league. In Rotisserie pools, each team is ranked on a number of statistic categories based on how they compare with other [...]

2013-14 #Canucks Twitter Hockey – Northwest Pool

Thank you all for joining the #Canucks Twitter Fans pool in the Northwest Division. Fun draft tonight! It’s a great group of people. Everyone’s Twitter details are below. Like last year, this is a Rotisserie league. In Rotisserie pools, each team is ranked on a number of statistic categories based on how they compare with other [...]

Change is the Only Sure Thing for Canucks

I will be writing a series of posts on the Canucks through the summer, focusing on sections of the club, from players to management. Today’s post is about the management of the club.

No Surprises - Stanley Cup Playoffs by Seed

If you actually believe that the President’s Trophy is bad luck, first of all, you’re a dummy. Secondly, here are some statistics that may surprise you.

Being A GM Is Easy As ABC: Always Be Closing

2012 Playoffs, one year ago: Roberto Luongo sits on the bench in favour of Cory Schneider. It wasn’t enough to save the Canucks from a 1st round exit from the playoffs. Since then, the Luongo trade talk has been ever present. It’s easy to be an armchair GM. The view is good even from the [...]

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