Posts tagged "Vancouver Canucks"

LOL @ Roberto Luongo

LOL @ Roberto Luongo
Over the past few years, the Vancouver Canucks have done a magnificent job of giving most of the other 29 NHL fanbases a good reason to hate them. From dirty hits and diving to get a call to pulling hair and biting people, their effort on the ice hasn’t represented the game of hockey well. But... Read more »

The Hypocrisy of the Vancouver Canucks

The Hypocrisy of the Vancouver Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks want the NHL to throw the book at Duncan Keith for his hit on Daniel Sedin on Wednesday night. Ironic, isn’t it, that an organization that has taken more cheap/dirty hits than any in the league in the last three years suddenly wants the league’s police to come to their defense? For... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks: How To Fix The Goalie Mess

Chicago Blackhawks: How To Fix The Goalie Mess
Corey Crawford has struggled lately, and Ray Emery is only signed to a one-year deal. If the Blackhawks continue having problems between the pipes, what should they do moving forward? Perhaps they should take a page out of Doug Wilson’s book. This summer presents a unique opportunity for the Blackhawks to potentially improve their situation... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks Circus Trip Preview

Chicago Blackhawks Circus Trip Preview
Starting on Wednesday night, the Blackhawks will play six games in 10 days on their annual Circus Trip. The venture will take the Hawks to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, San Jose, Anaheim and Los Angeles before the Hawks return to Chicago for one last game in November against Phoenix at the United Center. Each year, this... Read more »

NHL 2011-12 Preview: Ranking Western Conference Goalies

NHL 2011-12 Preview: Ranking Western Conference Goalies
After breaking downthe depth on the blue line throughout the Western Conference, and examining the wild summer of forward movement throughout the league, it’s now time that we look at the men between the pipes in West. While the movement here wasn’t as crazy as it was in front of these guys, wins and losses... Read more »

Stanley Cup Finals: Why the Chicago Blackhawks Are Responsible for the Vancouver Canucks Success

Stanley Cup Finals: Why the Chicago Blackhawks Are Responsible for the Vancouver Canucks Success
While most fans of the Chicago Blackhawks agree in their strong dislike of the Vancouver Canucks, history tells us that the Hawks are directly responsible for the success of their rival. Rewind to May 16, 1999. Bob Murray was then the General Manager in Chicago, and the Blackhawks were coming off a 70-point season that... Read more »
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Jonathan Toews Defense Becoming More Impressive the Longer the Vancouver Canucks Play

Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler is making a strong case for the Conn Smythe Trophy this spring. And, the better Kesler plays, Jonathan Toews’ performance against him in the first round of the NHL playoffs becomes increasingly impressive. The Predators’ defense finished the regular season ranked third in the NHL, allowing only 2.32 goals per game. Shea... Read more »

Chicago Blackhawks Lose OT Thriller, Season Ends in Vancouver

Chicago Blackhawks Lose OT Thriller, Season Ends in Vancouver
Fans of the Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks were treated to arguably the greatest series between a 1 and 8 seed in the history of the NHL. Unfortunately for Chicago’s fans, the final horn ended with the score favoring the wrong side. A heartbreaking whiff on a bouncing puck by Chris Campoli gave Alex Burrows... Read more »

Blackhawks Lose Bryan Bickell for 6-8 Weeks

Blackhawks Lose Bryan Bickell for 6-8 Weeks
Reports originating with XM Home Ice on Twitter indicate that the Blackhawks have lost forward Bryan Bickell for roughly three weeks after he required surgery to repair two tendons in his wrist. This news comes as a blow to a team that was rolling, and the best line for the Hawks in Game Six was... Read more »
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Ben Smith, Blackhawks Force Game 7!

Ben Smith. Ben ****ing Smith. In 2010, the Blackhawks struggled with their first round opponent, the Nashville Predators. But an overtime goal in the fifth game left a devastating emotional wound on the Preds, and the Blackhawks won the series in the next game. In 2011, the Blackhawks needed another emotional overtime victory to force... Read more »