April 21 2012 10:41AM
There is something thrilling about playoff hockey and being a fan at this time of year is extremely fun. As long as your team has a.) made the playoffs and b.) is winning more games than they lose. It guarantees to be an intense and emotional ride, though the duration of your team staying in it is never certain. Sometimes it is terrifying. The stress (you know who doesn’t stress? Batman), the sleepless nights, the superstitions (such as needing to wear the same clothing combination each game day!) As a Canucks fan, my stress levels are at an all time high right now. But at least I know I am not alone in this.
April 21 2012 10:14AM
The NHL has suspended Raffi Torres for 25 games as a result of his hit on Marian Hossa.
April 20 2012 04:32PM
Eddie Lack's Wolves were worried about scoring goals coming into the San Antonio series, not preventing them.
(Photo: Chris Jerina/AHL in Photos)
As expected, the Wolves andRampage played a very tight game to start off their first round series. But surprisingly, it wasn't exactly the goaltenders duel most were expecting! Chicago burst out of the gate with three first period goals, but couldn't hold the advantage over a very patient San Antonio team, going down 5-4.
Click past the jump for analysis, and some zone start and chance data.
April 20 2012 02:28PM
Hey everyone, welcome to "The #Canucks Week in Tweets!" Every week, I plan on bringing you the best of the Canucks on Twitter, from the reasonable to the totally ridiculous (okay, mostly ridiculous)! If you see a tweet you think should be featured here, get in touch with me at @cullenthecomic!
Ron Hextall, Martin Brodeur, and most recently, Cam Ward disagree with you. Goalies CAN score goals, Hugh. You know what? That's our problem! Freakin' Luongo can only stop goals, he can't score them! What a waste! Why did we pay him so much? I blame Mike Gillis.
April 20 2012 01:13PM
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 given an indefinite suspension to the Torres hit, Jordin Tootoo and "4/20" while I score a pair of overtime winner for Boedker, Flyers/Penguins and the return of Daniel Sedin.