March 29 2012 12:56PM
Antoine Roussel and the Wolves are back in Abbotsford, tonight and tomorrow.
(Photo: Chris Jerina/AHL in Photos)
Tonight and on Friday the Chicago Wolves will roll into Abbotsford for their second visit to the lower mainland this season. I recently spoke with Chicago based sports-writer Paul Latour about the Crimson and Gold’s season so far. If you like what you read, follow him on Twitter twitter here.
Paul and I chatted about some of the players who Canucks fans will get to see in Abbotsford on Thursday and Friday night. We also briefly touch on how the season's gone off the ice.
March 29 2012 08:49AM
For a team to win the Stanley Cup, a lot of different factors have to correlate in their favour. Health, goaltending, and special teams are the three most important (in order). We saw all three affect the Canucks negatively during last spring's Stanley Cup Final loss. Boston was healthier, they received better goaltending, and their penalty kill stifled Vancouver’s league-leading power play and snsurprisingly, the Bruins won in convincing fashion. Are the Canucks now better equipped to deal with the issues that plagued them in the Final last year?
Read on past the jump to find out.
March 29 2012 12:24AM
Chris Higgins scored a shorthanded goal in a 1-0 win. Cory Schneider got the shutout for the Canucks, their second 1-0 shutout in as many games with different goalies. The first line didn't score. But we know those storylines.
For more detailed analysis, the Statistical Three Stars and Goats and scoring chance data, click ahead.
March 28 2012 05:47PM
Thanks to Gord McIntyre, we see that nobody,
not even AV during a morning presser, is safe from the Keslurk.
(Photo from gmacsports - Twitter)
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March 28 2012 03:23PM
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!
But elbowing someone in the head isn't classless, nooooooooo not at all. And what about concussions over the last few years in the NHL makes you think that any NHLer would ever want to fake one? Even Dr. Recchi is shaking his head at your ignorance. I don't know how taking another guy's elbow to your head when the puck is nowhere near the play makes someone "classless". If someone punched you, would that make you classless too?
No, that was probably when you called Daniel Sedin "Danielle". Yep, that sewed it up.
More after the jump!