Game #21 Preview: Snowball Effect

Cam Davie
November 23 2011 10:20AM


Most of these guys won't be playing in tonight's game.
I'm not sure why I chose this picture. Hm. Strange.
(Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

Game Day Recon: Game #21 - Canucks @ Avalanche

The Canucks travel to the Mile High City for their first meeting with the Avalanche this season.

The Avs are reeling a bit right now, having lost 3 of their last 4, while the Canucks struggle to find some consistency, as they've alternated wins and losses for the past four games.

All the while, the Canucks have to deal with a potential shakeup in the roster.

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Headshots November 22nd

Thomas Drance
November 22 2011 04:43PM


From one generation, to the next. Best photo ever.

Headshots are a Canucks Army feature where we link to the day's freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you've written a blogpost, produced a tribute video or birthed a clever .gif into existence - please e-mail me at thom.drance@gmail.com.

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When Raymond Returns...

Thomas Drance
November 22 2011 03:00PM

Canucks speedster Mason Raymond has worked himself nearly all the way back from a broken back that he suffered in game six of last June's Stanley Cup Final. He's been cleared for contact, and though the team is scattershot about the exact date of his return, he should make his 2011-12 debut soon. While we don't know exactly when he'll be back in the lineup (I doubt he plays tomorrow in Denver), his imminent return will almost certainly provide the team with a boost. But how much of one?

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Slapstick

Thomas Drance
November 22 2011 09:09AM


Here is something you can't understand, how Maxim can just kill a man.

I almost published a post on Sunday night about the Lapierre hit on Jesse Winchester that resulted in Winchester going through the gate and onto the Canucks bench. Ultimately, I decided that it was a complete non-story unworthy of mention and that if I posted it, it would be a cynical attempt to troll for hits. Well, a frustrated Senators team, and Bruce Garrioch took a different view (resulting in the story making Puck Daddy):

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SWEDEN BABY SWEDEN

Jason Strudwick
November 21 2011 11:25PM

Going into the offseason I thought it was pretty unlikely that I would receive a contract offer in the NHL.

That is the circle of life in the NHL.

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