Wolf Prowl – January 12, 2012

Matt Climie and the Wolves had a fantastic week. (Chris Jerina/AHL in Photos) The Wolves are roaring – four straight wins has vaulted them into second place in the division. The Charlotte Checkers are just two points up on the Wolves, but the boys from suburban Chicago have two games in hand. Given their opposition…


The Good The Bad and The Things That Pass as News

This is a weekly feature that will highlight The Good, The Bad and The *fill in the blank* exciting things that are currently happening in the NHL. Are pancakes the next big threat to hockey players? Is there a cure for fan rage? Why is Mike Duco the only vampire on the Canucks … surely…


The best player no one talks about

                As someone that’s worked the mathier side of hockey analysis for a few years, I’ve become inured to seeing players with shiny boxcar numbers get lauded while players labouring under difficult circumstances get ignored. It’s the way things have always worked in the hockey media, and despite…


Sedins, Edler and Hodgson To Represent the Canucks at All-Star Weekend.

The Sedins are going back to the All-Star Game. Matthew Barnaby? Not so much. The NHL’s All-Stars were announced today, and to the surprise of absolutely no one, the Sedins will appear in the game at Scotiabank Place on January 29th. It will be Henrik’s third trip to the NHL’s sponsorship showcase, and Daniel’s second….


Game #45 Preview – St. Louis Cruisin’

Alex Edler, playing last year in St. Louis against the Blues, was selected today to play in this year’s All-Star game in Ottawa. Congrats, Alex! (Photo by Mark Buckner/NHLI via Getty Imagess) Game Day Recon: Game #45 – Canucks @ Blues The top two teams in the Western Conference face off tonight in St. Louis,…


An Investment Worth the Price

Jeremy Price (right) battles for the puck in an ECAC Conference game against Union College. Over the last few months, I have been profiling some lesser known Canuck prospects, like Frankie Corrando, Sebastian Erixon, Joseph LaBate, and Patrick McNally. I’ll continue with that theme today, as I want to bring some attention to defensive standout…