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The search for an effective fourth line

Please welcome yet another new blogger to the RobTheHockeyGuy crew: J.D. Burke. J.D. has a lot of blogging experience from a number of different blogs and is the self-proclaimed “Pierre LeBrun of Vancouver hockey bloggers”. You can follow him on Twitter at @JDBurkeOV. Even when things were going well for the Canucks (a certain 2011 Stanley […]

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Ian Predicts the Pacific Division

Ian Lusher is back for his second article with RobTheHockeyGuy. Follow Ian on Twitter at @IanLusher It’s that time of year where the experts prognosticate where teams will end up in their respective divisions for the upcoming season.  I’ve never been called an expert, but I have been labelled an unbiased homer from time to […]

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Is Eddie Lack ready to back-up Roberto Luongo?

This column was written by RobTheHockeyGuy’s newest blogger Ian Lusher! Ian has written about the Canucks on his own blog for a few years and knows his stuff. You can follow him on Twitter at @IanLusher. The Vancouver Canucks no longer have the luxury of a 1A and 1B situation in goal thanks to the […]

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Rob’s response: thank you Don Taylor

Well that was fun, wasn’t it? Our little blog was the centre of attention on Saturday evening after it was discovered that Don Taylor (I don’t think it was an impostor) had made a comment in the comments section of my article: An unbiased review of the Bro Jake Show on Team 1040. Here is […]

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An unbiased review of the Bro Jake Show on Team 1040

The Bro Jake Show (also featuring Dave Pratt who is curiously not in the title of the show) premiered on Team 1040 this week and the early reviews on Twitter are well… terrible. Here’s a sampling: @SocialAssassin2: Only a minute away from the beginning of the end. #GrandpaJake @TEAM1040  @captain_kirk87: Turn on #team1040 and the tragically hip […]

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Rob gets picture in newspaper, becomes world famous

People often ask me “Rob, what’s it like to be a rich and famous hockey blogger?”. I usually respond with “it’s not as glamorous as you think, you have to give up a lot”. Seriously though, our little hockey blog got a nice feather in its cap when Hosea Cheung from 24 Hours newspaper asked […]

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Can you handle the truth? Tony Gallagher is right about Roberto Luongo (minus the diva part)

    Tony Gallagher was the centre of a bit of controversy this week when he dropped the “diva” bomb on Roberto Luongo. His article titled “Gallagher: Time for Luongo to cut the diva routine” caused more than a little bit of anger towards Gallagher, who I’m sure is used to it by now. It […]

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Dan Russell leaving CKNW, Dave Pratt returns to Team 1040 to co-host with Brother Jake and more!

It has been a bit of a wild summer on the sports radio scene in Vancouver. There are a whole bunch of moving parts and I will try to outline as many as I can:

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Don’t cry for Roberto Luongo

Roberto Luongo spoke publicly for the first time today, sitting down with TSN’s James Duthie from his home in Florida. Luongo spoke very candidly and backed up most of the facts that Jason Botchford from the Province has been reporting on Twitter for months. The take-home message is that Luongo is not happy to be […]

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Bure Bure Song

Like any good hockey geek, I have been spending years trying to find the “Bure Bure” song. I was unsuccessful, until now! For those of you too young to remember, this was a song made popular in the early 90s when Pavel Bure was taking the city by storm. It was even played after many […]

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