October 24 2011 02:22PM
The Following is a guest post from our friend @GayCanuck. Gaycanuck is the Canucks correspondent for Puck Buddy's a rapidly growing website dedicated to "Boys who like boys who like hockey" originally based out of Washington D.C. Tom has a unique perspective, he's a thoroughly hilarious hockey newb with some pretty fabulous takes on Vancouver's hockey team, and on hockey fandom generally. He also runs one of the best Canucks related twitter accounts around. We're pleased to host his take on the David Booth trade.
Written by GayCanuck
Minutes after Canucks fans were celebrating their team’s win against the Wilds this past Saturday, GM Mike Gillis announced a surprising acquisition that delighted many Canucks fans. And once I saw his photo, I was delighted, too!
October 24 2011 01:31PM
Sweatshirt Guy is angry and so am I.
Credit: iStockphoto/Thomas Perkins
Today I continue my weekly feature of me venting and raging on stupid crap happening with the Canucks, their fans and around the NHL. Two things about feature... 1) It will appear (hopefully) every Monday, and 2) It is blatantly ripped off from a stand-up bit from comedian Craig Anton. On either point, I make no apologies. Enjoy. Or don't.
In this week's edition, I crack the whip on TSN's schedule makers, hockey in the Desert and trolling, "professional" journalists.
October 24 2011 10:34AM
Now that the Canucks have acquired the much coveted second line power forward to play with Ryan Kesler, some of the team's lines and special team deployments will surely be thrown into flux. How does the acquisition of David Booth impact Vigneault's options going forward? Let's take a look.
October 24 2011 08:49AM
Will the Canucks miss Samuelsson's leadership?
The Vancouver Canucks traded a couple of spare parts for a 26-year old goal-scorer over the weekend and the initial reaction to the trade was mixed. Mixed, as in, people's opinions on the deal ranged somewhere from "okay, now the Canucks have a pretty good second line" to "what on earth is Dale Tallon thinking?"
October 24 2011 01:15AM
Another week has passed in the season, and with that, it's time for another review of matters around the league. In this installment, the Canucks make the first significant move of the year, two first rounders appear on divergent paths, and the Leafs face life without Optimus Reim.