Eastern Conference Thinkisms

3 for 4 in the West and 3 for 4 in the East. And to think we were once voted “Least likely to predict the majority of the First Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs” in High School. Where are you now yearbook committee? Gravely ill with the swine flu we hope.

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Western Review and Round 2 Predicto

Round One of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs are in the can and a few things are becoming clear. SJ might have been the biggest waste of a Presidency since GWB’s second term in office. CGY continues to amuse us all with their special kind of suck and VAN might run out of weed if…

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Canucks vs. Blackhawks Round 2 Schedule

VS here has not been an official announcement, however there are some game times announced (Pacific Standard Time) Thursday, April 30 at Vancouver, 6:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS Saturday, May 2 at Vancouver, 6:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS Tuesday, May 5 at Chicago, 5:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS Thursday, May 7 at Chicago, 5:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS *Saturday,…

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Hey Alberta… Hop On In…

Well for the first time since 1994 the Vancouver Canucks are Canada’s last hope to bring a Stanley Cup back to the homeland. Now that the Flames have crashed and burned, Alberta is stuck in quite a quagmire. Cheer for the Canucks? But they hate the Canucks.

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Expected Vs. Actual Save Percentage

Gabriel Desjardins of does a study at the end of each season that attempts to measure difficulty of shots that every NHL goaltender faces. The methodology can be found here, and it’s an interesting look at a statistic that’s largely swayed by team ability.

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Daum worry, be happy

Steve Tambellini returned from the under-18 tournament and has started to focus on every aspect of the organization. He has met with many different people inside the organization including the assistant coaches and Rob Daum.

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The Canucks are Not Immortal!

We Canucks fans need to be humbled, and lets not wait until after game one of round two for it to happen. We swept a series, I know I saw it. We have to stay sharp, St. Louis was on fire ending the season, however, they were ice cold in the playoffs. Need I remind everyone that…

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Pyatt is Back…

[UPDATE] – Pyatt is practicing with the team today (Apr. 24) .Mike Gillis has stated that Taylor Pyatt is back in Vancouver. Hopefully he will be ready to play by the next round. That is all. love, Brian

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UFA Options: Buffalo Sabres

UFA Options is a continuing series that gives a brief run-down of the unrestricted free agent market this summer, team-by-team. Our next team for consideration is the Buffalo Sabres. The Buffalo Sabres have some interesting decisions facing them this summer; they have eight significant free agents, including enigmatic forward Maxim Afinogenov, rental players Dominic Moore…

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