March 18 2013 07:01PM
Apparently at least one of today's How I Met Your Mother re-runs features Cobie expressing her fandom.
Up, down; left, right; Wild, Canucks. It's how it's meant to be.
Or maybe not. It's never been an enjoyable experience when the Canucks play Minnesota. The first two pairings are balanced. Not sure this matchup ever really is.
Read on for fun from around the Smylosphere and beyond.
The Wolves had a huge punch up with the grimy Rockford Ice Hogs. Frenemy Jordan Bowman broke it down; other frenemy Daniel Wagner broke it down; they both did such a good job, we left it alone. (Which do I favour? Well only one of these gentlemen has blog-mobiled with me, only one has bloged with me.) [Legion of Blog] [Pass it to Bulis]
Over at Nucks Misconduct, nucksandpucks looks back at Henrik's filthy penalty shot against the Preds last Thursday. Here's hoping that just like we expected that game to be dour but were proved wrong, tonight it's the same deal. 7-4 games are miles better than 1-0 shootout wins. [Nucks Misconduct]
Part of the Canucks' PP struggles is bad luck. For instance: they were 1 second from ending their drought a week ago. youtu.be/Q4BniC3ML6o— Harrison Mooney (@HarrisonMooney) March 18, 2013
Some more intriguing tweets:
Still lots of moving parts b4 March 23rd timeline but watch for Calgary Flames to take on Utica for their AHL affiliation while...(Cont'd)— Tom Mayenknecht (@TheSportMarket) March 18, 2013
Well isn't that interesting...
Mike Burnstein works his 1,500th game as Head Athletic Trainer for the Canucks tonight. I remember when he got hired. He didn't have a mustache, he was a young guy. Up to that point, trainers had always seemed to be middle-aged guys. That was my perception, anyway. (And this is no knock against his late predecessor, Larry Ashley, who was by all accounts pretty awesome.) Canucks.com has put together a pretty nifty slideshow in his honour. [Canucks.com]
"And it's perfectly clear to anyone who's watched the last few games that the Wild and the Canucks really don't like each other. " - this is from Hockey Wilderness. Don't bother.