GDR #40 – Oilers @ Canucks

  (September 18, 2009 – Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images North America) Game Day Recon #40 – Oilers @ Canucks The Canucks face the perennial powerhouse Detroit Red Wings tomorrow on Hockey Night in Canada. Tonight they face the last-place Edmonton Oilers. Do you think they might possibly be looking past this game? Maybe just a…


Canada vs. Russia Postgame: Collapse

Three games were played tonight, one in each period. In the first, we saw the Canadian team we had seen throughout the tournament: a powerhouse, offensively capable and much too busy threatening to allow opportunities against. In the second we saw relatively boring hockey, punctuated by the occasional flurry. Finally, in the third period, we…


Stir The Drink: Canucks & Flames

  Calgary Flames @ Vancouver Canucks 7:00 PM PST Flames   Canucks 18 Wins 25 19 Losses 8 3 OTL 5 2.58 T – (19th) Goals/Game 3.42 (2nd) 2.82 (17th) Goals Against/Game 2.45 (5th) 15.3% (25th) PP 24.8% (2nd) 79.4% (23rd) PK 85% (7th)


GDR #39 – Flames @ Canucks

(March 31, 2008 – Photo by Kim Stallknecht/Getty Images North America) Game Day Recon #39 – Flames @ Canucks The Canucks went 3-for-3 on their recent road trip, beating Dallas, Colorado and San Jose. Those teams are 3rd, 5th and 4th respectively in the Western Conference. The Flames are 14th. And not good. And this is…


Go Canada Go!

This is Jordan Eberle scoring one of the most famous goals in the game’s history. The timing (perfect) and the degree of difficulty (impossible) add to the appeal of this photo. Tonight in Buffalo, a new chapter will be written.


GDR #38 – Canucks @ Sharks

Vancouver Canucks Daniel Sedin crosses sticks with San Jose Sharks Dan Boyle in pre-season NHL hockey Tuesday night, September 28, 2010 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. Photo Credit: Steve Bosch, PNG Game Day Recon #38 – Canucks @ Sharks The Vancouver Canucks end their 3 game road trip with the second half of back-to-back…