Bitten by the Desert Dogs

Prior to the start of this game both teams new that earning 2 points was imperative. For the Phoenix Coyotes winning this game meant more than gaining points, a win for the Coyotes would have set a franchise record for the most wins at home. Vancouver made sure that achieving this record would be very…


GDRC – Canucks @ Coyotes

The Canucks are looking for a  season-high fourth straight victory tonight as they go to the desert to take on the Coyotes in Phoenix.



With the Olympics just under seven weeks away, Russia and Sweden have named their respective Ice Hockey rosters, while we Canadians patiently wait until Wednesday at 10:00 am (MT) for Steve Yzerman and company to announce our roster. With months of speculation behind us, we have but a few more days to come up with…


Around the league – Dec 24 2009

Merry Christmas to all our loyal Nation readers, with your help we continue to grow and we look forward to bigger and better things in the New Year. In less than a week the most anticipated announcement of the Olympics will occur: Steve Yzerman will announce the players for the men’s hockey team.


GDRC – Predators @ Canucks

The Canucks should be making special wishes to Santa Claus tonight. "Please Santa – give me a win and a healthy roster at the end of the night!" The Nashville Predators visit Vancouver tonight as the Canucks look to rebound from a woeful and disheartening effort in their last outing. The Canucks have two games…


GDRC – Blues @ Canucks

  Right now, Blues legend Leadbelly has a better chance of scoring than TJ Oshie or David Backes. The eight-game home stand continues tonight as the St. Luois Blues visit GM Place to play the Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks will look to buck their recent trend of playing well against good teams, and playing poorly against struggling…


GDRC – Capitals @ Canucks

Ovi-mania hits Lotusland tonight The Vancouver Canucks look to bounce back from a disappointing home loss as they host the league’s most electric player tonight, as the Capitals come to town to take on the Canucks at GM Place.


Around the league – Dec 17, 2009

The annual Governor’s meetings have wrapped up, and nothing earth shattering was revealed. The Count (Gary Bettman) is adamant that Phoenix is a viable market, and he is hoping that Edge Holdings Inc is legit and not another Len Barrie or Boots Del Baggio.


GDRC – Ducks @ Canucks

The Canucks chased the Ducks all over the ice in their last meeting. Canucks fans are hoping it’s Duck hunting season tonight. The Vancouver Canucks look to avenge a lopsided side loss from earlier this season as they host the Anaheim Ducks tonight at GM Place. While the Canucks are riding a three-game home winning streak,…


The importance of being earnest… and winning

With Christmas just over a week away, most people would be excused if their thoughts were not as focused on work as they normally would be. After all this time of year is meant to be about enjoying the company of family and good food — it’s also a chance to un-wind and recharge the…


GDRC – Kings @ Canucks

The league’s best home team host the Western conference’s best overall team as the Canucks host the Los Angeles Kings tonight at GM Place. The Canucks play their third game of their current eight-game home stand, and are perfect so far with 2 wins and no losses. Tonight’s test will certainly be the biggest challenge yet,…