Afternoon Headshots: February 7th

Cool drawings of Roberto Luongo and Ryan Kesler by "Birdsong27" We included Chloe Ezra’s bad-ass (but super adorable) Canucks stickers in Headshots yesterday, and Fort Nucks has more on them today. Also you can actually order the stickers from Chloe’s website now, which is pretty awesome. [Fort Nucks/Blue Soup] Excellent stuff from Iain Macintyre on…


Burrows, Lapierre Qualify for SI’s Most Hated Players List

Photo Credit: VancouverNuck.tumblr.com Sports Illustrated recently decided to put together a list of the 10 most hated NHL players. Well wouldn’t you know it, thanks to Maxim Lapierre and Alex Burrows, the Canucks find themselves rather well represented (though seriously, Ryan Kesler and former Canuck Matt Cooke got snubbed). Read on past the jump.


Preview: Game #10: Canucks @ Wild

Hopefully Schneider’s return to the crease goes better than the above photo might suggest. Photo Credit: REUTERS It’s an annual tradition. Every year the Wild, despite being bound for a top-10 pick at the NHL draft, soundly defeat the Canucks early in the season at the Xcel energy centre. In 2010-11, it was the Rick…


Will Any Canucks Make the Canadian Olympic Team for Sochi 2014?

Chin up boys, you three are the Canucks’ best best at having a player crack Team Canada’s 2014 Olympic roster. In 365 days, or precisely a year from now, the 2014 Olympics in Sochi will begin. Presumably the gold medal game will take place on the final day of the games, on February 23rd.  For Canadian…


Evening Headshots: February 6th

Luongo Tebowing after shootout wins is the only good thing about shootouts. Brad Ziemer talks to Canucks skaters about adjusting to life on the road without their old roommates (the newly agreed upon CBA stipulates that players get their own rooms unless they’re on an entry-level deal). Come for the cute stories, stay for the…