There are good reasons to keep Alain Vigneault around

Cam Charron
May 07 2012 03:50PM

Forgive me for saying that the first story that caught my eye when I was perusing the National Post's sports section today was about the unsolved murder at this weekend's Kentucky Derby. I do like mystery, and frankly, there's more at stake about a body being discovered in a horse stable than the intrigue surrounding who will coach the Vancouver Canucks next season.

But Iain MacIntyre was the one who had that story, and he offers a pretty sober take on the situation. There are all kinds of summits and conversations that need to take place, but if Mike Gillis has his way, he'll have convinced ownership to let him hang onto his guy for next season.

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Nation Radio - May 5, 2012

NationRadio
May 06 2012 12:52PM

With winter finally loosing it's icy grip in Canda (well, except in Calgary apparently) and all the great white north teams out of the playoffs, thoughts are unviersally turning to the upcoming draft and free agency. Those topics plus the WHL playoffs and World Hockey Championships are explored today with Corey Graham, Scott Cullen, Jim Byers and others.

This is Nation Radio.

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Cheers and Jeers - May 4th

Cam Davie
May 04 2012 01:00PM


The Good and the Bad of this past week.

It's Friday. So we close out the "Week That Was" with our latest volume of... "Cheers and Jeers!"

This week, I draw up some shap for Alex Burrows, the Stamkos graphics and late, LATE night hockey while I take a lightsaber to the hands of Star Wars nerds, Kings doubters, and DALE EFFING WEISE.

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The Good The Bad and There’s Always Next Year

Marda Miller
May 03 2012 01:29PM


I bet these fans got some great deals at the Canucks Team Store.
Saddest of sad trombones.
(Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

This is a weekly feature that will highlight The Good, The Bad and The *fill in the blank* exciting things that are currently happening in the NHL. Questionable ice time, multiple overtimes and bad behavior from some crazy Russians? Yup - it’s the playoffs alright.

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Free Agents: Zach Parise, New Jersey Devils

Jonathan Willis
May 03 2012 09:17AM

The New Jersey Devils are in a situation that no team likes to find itself in. Zach Parise’s contract expires this summer, and not only does he look likely to test the market but he also seems a safe bet as the NHL’s most sought-after forward.

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