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Headshots October 11th

Don’t have a cow, Alex! (I stand corrected – it is in fact a Dolly Lamby stress reliever thanks to Grainne on the catch). Headshots are a Canucksarmy feature where we link to the days freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you’ve written a blogpost, made a tribute video or birthed a clever .gif…

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Waiting for McSorley.

  The Canucks have a problem, and it’s not a pool-hall. What observers will tell you plagues this team is its "softness". That "softness" was on full display last night when Marc Methot recklessly boarded Henrik Sedin, and the Canucks conspicuously failed to present Methot with his just-desserts. Apparently Bieksa and Volpatti both offered Methot…

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Canucks Get The Job Done in Columbus

Our little Hodgson had another great game, while Mr. Vermette dominated in the faceoff dot. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) The Vancouver Canucks picked up their first win of the season, as they came from behind twice to beat the Blue Jackets in Columbus… ON COLUMBUS DAY! To quote your favourite departed Team1040 afternoon host, "How…

The Methot-Sedin Hit. Shanaban Worthy?

Mid-way through the second period of Monday night’s game between the Canucks and the BlueJackets – Mark Methot tagged Henrik Sedin, was called for boarding and it’s possible he’ll hear from the NHL’s office of player safety as a result. The league has prioritized the enforcement of "a more stringent standard with respect to boarding," and…

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Tales of Truth: Don Cherry, Violence and the Modern Fan

  Kids imitate what they see. Jon Roy’s dad did this too. Photo: Roger Gagnon/West Island Gazette ‘Tales of Truth’ is a new weekly column written by Patrick Johnston. The column will focus each week on a narrative which has cropped up. Patrick will go at the narrative from all angles, with the hope that the…