Afternoon Headshots: April 16th

Massachusetts native Cory Schneider will pay tribute to those hurt during the Boston marathon bombings tonight… Via @VanCanucks and PicStitch Today at Canucks Army we recapped Monday night’s 5-2 Canucks victory over the Nashville Predators, previewed Tuesday night’s contest against the St. Louis Blues, advocated for Christian Ehrhoff to get some Norris buzz and looked at…


Christian “King Felix” Ehrhoff Should be Getting Norris Buzz

Photography by: Daniel Fischer – www.stock4press.de This past weekend, Cam Charron wrote a piece about analytics for the Province and dropped a line that might strike your average hockey fan as rather silly: Ehrhoff might be a Norris Trophy contender if the Buffalo Sabres had a single other notable hockey player. Here’s the catch: Cam didn’t…


Game #43 Preview: Canucks @ Blues

Photograph by: Jonathan Hayward/Associated Press The Canucks, winners of seven of their last ten, are on something of a hot streak down the stretch. Since the trade deadline they’ve won five of six, recorded four "clear victories" over that stretch, shutout an opponent on two occassions and have averaged four goals a game. But angst still…


Has Kesler’s Return Fixed the Canucks Power-Play?

Ryan Kesler might be the key to a dangerous Canucks power-play. Photograph by: Rich Lam/Getty Images North America Headed into the lockout shortened 2013 season, the Vancouver Canucks had boasted one of the league’s most fearsome power-play units for about three years running. Conversion rates in the low-20s were the standard, and the team made…


Pred a Manger: Canucks Light up Rinne, Win 5-2

  The second Power-Play unit celebrates Jason Garrison’s game winning goal on Monday night. Photograph by: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images On Monday night, the Canucks bounced back from a woeful performance this past weekend against the Colorado Avalanche, and scored early and often in a relatively convincing 5-2 victory over the toothless Nashville Predators….