Game #2 Preview: Canucks Attempt to Turn Down BJs

Thomas Drance
October 10 2011 12:54PM


Schneider gets the start for as the Canucks look for their first win of the season.

Game-Day Recon for Game #2 Canucks @ BlueJackets

The Canucks roll into Columbus having tied their first game of the year against Pittsburgh (and lost in the skill-contest). The team was great in the last twenty-five minutes on Thursday night, and will hopefully string together a solid effort for a full sixty on the road this afternoon. Columbus looks to avoid losing three games in a row to begin the season, so expect them to be a desperate squad (or, as desperate as a squad can be in the first week).

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NATION RADIO - OCTOBER 8, 2011

NationRadio
October 08 2011 03:30PM

 

The 2011-12 NHL season is officially underway and there is a whole bunch of good this week on NationRadio to celebrate. Former Oiler Sean Brown chats with Lowetide as does Timo Seppa - Managing Editor of Hockey Prospectus, Thomas Drance from CanucksArmy, Oil Kings play by play man Corey Graham and finally Matt Bugg from Dobber Hockey.

This is NationRadio.

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11/12 NW Preview: Vancouver Canucks

Kent Wilson
October 07 2011 05:07PM

 

 

10/11 finish: 117 points, First overall

Playoffs: Game 7 heartbreak

Key Players: Sedins X2, Kesler, Malhotra, Hamhuis, Luongo

Additions: Sturm, Weise, Bitz, Ebbett,

Subtractions: Ehrhoff, Glass, Torres

Cap Position: About $1.3 Left

Projected finish: top three in the conference

Last season was a play of three acts for the Canucks. The first act, the regular season, was mostly comedy in which the Canucks ran roughshod over their opponents and their fanbse further cemented themselves the least favored in the league. The second, the playoffs, was more tragedy where despite being heavy favorites the club once again failed to grab the ultimate prize, falling in seven games to the upstart Boston Bruins. And finally, there was the game seven riots; a farce if there ever was one.

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Wright Wing

Alix Wright
October 07 2011 04:25PM

                Tumblr finds the best Canucks things. Courtesy of the lovely gents from Pass It To Bulis. 

 It's Friday and the debut of my weekly opinion post the Wright Wing. (So punny, no?) Five things I'm thinking about this week include charitable causes and team slogans. 

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State of the Nations - 2011-2012 Season

Kent Wilson
October 07 2011 11:56AM

 

The new season is finally upon us. The sun rises on 2011-12 and with it a new dawn for the Nations Network. We've added some new sites and new faces this summer and are currently working away in Wanye's secret hide-out on future various plans and schemes. Here's a little of what you can expect from us this season:

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