Is it a collector’s item? Or a relic? Dion Phaneuf is gone and it has to be a time of mixed emotions for Canucks fans.
Typically, the first thing we try to do in the monthly Northwest Division Awards is determine which of the group’s Canadian entries has been the best over the past 30 or 31 days.
Roberto Luongo returns home tonight as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre tonight. Luongo will certainly be looking to rebound after a very shaky start in Toronto on Saturday, as he faces his hometown Habs the game after being pulled after only 20 minutes.
We are living in the age of what I will dub the scientism of hockey. And like any view which has an authority over all other interpretations of some area of life, it is bound to generate its own apostles, produce its own soldiers. These are the majority of hockey players today.