Cheers and Jeers - Oct 14

Cam Davie
October 14 2011 11:42AM


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.

We start with a truly classless move, and HEYHEY! it wasn't from a member of the Canucks!

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Canucks shutout by Red Wings, Recap and Scoring Chance Data

Thomas Drance
October 14 2011 10:32AM


Cory Schneider was tested often, and played well to prevent the blowout against Detroit.
Photo Credit: Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images

The Canucks were soundly beaten by the Red Wings by a tally of 2-0 on Thursday night. The team has performed unevenly in the very early going, and the loss dropped the club to 1-2-1 on the season, and 1-2-0 on their current road-swing. The team had a better first period than they managed in Columbus or Philadelphia, drawing an early penalty and looking dangerous with the man-advantage. That changed in a big way during a brutal second frame in which the Red Wings notched a basically unprecedented 19 scoring chances (most of them on the power-play) and found the back of the net twice.

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Pre-Game Headshots October 13th

Thomas Drance
October 13 2011 04:43PM


Last night, Hartnell may have kicked Dale Wiese in the balls.

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

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Fantasy Hockey Bargains

Jonathan Willis
October 13 2011 03:50PM

The launch of a new hockey season also means the launch of a new fantasy hockey season. For those who like something a little more interactive than hockey pools, Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey is a popular and ever-growing option.

While most teams have already made tweaks, some will still be looking for a little help on the waiver wire or from the free agent pool – so today, we look at some of the best players still available for nothing in 50% or more of Yahoo! Leagues.

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Game #4 Preview: Puncturing the Wheel

Cam Davie
October 13 2011 12:15PM


After facing a high-powered offense in Philadelphia, the Canucks travel to the Motor City and get to face ...
A high-powered offence. Perfect. Have fun with that, guys.
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Game Day Recon: Game 4 - Canucks @ Red Wings

The Vancouver Canucks look to rebound from a closer-than-it-should-have-been loss in Philadelphia as the head to the Joe to take on perennial powerhouses, the Detroit Red Wings.

And the first order of business for the Canucks should be to get their defence back on track.

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