October 26 2009 11:42AM
It's early. Still, teams that get off to strong starts can protect themselves against injuries and late season slumps, while teams getting off to weak starts can dig themselves a hole that's extremely difficult to climb out of. Are there examples of teams leading the league or dwelling in the basement at this point turning their seasons around? Let's look back over the past three years.
October 25 2009 01:20PM
The Vancouver Canucks play the second half of back-to-back home games as they host the Edmonton Oilers at GM Place tonight. The Oilers and Canucks meet for the second time in a week, and the Canucks look to avenge a 2-1 away loss.
The Canucks, though, face a tough challenge as their injury list is growing rapidly, but they should get one big shot in the arm as their defense gets bolstered by a veteran new-comer.
October 24 2009 10:35AM
It's that time of year again, folks! It's that time of year when half the crowd is wearing blue and white with a big old Maple Leaf on the jersey, and it's hard to tell whether this is a home or away game.
The Vancouver Canucks host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 4 PM at GM Place tonight, in what is always an entertaining and emotional game.
October 24 2009 09:00AM
We’re in that tweener stage of a new season.
It’s late enough that the TV-sports dullards have stopped making those “Joe Left-wing is on pace for a 246-goal season” comments but not yet far enough along in the campaign to stop questioning such phenomena as whether a coaching change is really all that was needed for Dustin Penner to release his inner Mario Lemieux.
October 23 2009 11:59AM
The Vancouver Canucks host the hated and dreadful Toronto Maple Leafs tomorrow at GM Place at 4 PM Pacific. Before you start complaining about the early start time, shut up. I don't want to hear it, because you're wrong.
And here's why.