Alex Burrows

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Canucks vs Flames Game Preview – January 18, 2014

The Canucks limp back into Rogers Arena to face the Calgary Flames after a catastrophic road trip in California. Are the underwhelming Flames the cure for what ails the Canucks? Or will Vancouver continue their slide into mediocracy? I honestly don’t care as long as they score more than one goal in the process.

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Canucks vs Predators Game Preview – December 3, 2013

After narrowly regaining their dignity against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Canucks are back and in Music City for a date with Carrie Underwood’s husband and the Nashville Predators.

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Canucks vs Senators Game Preview – November 28, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks probably could not get out of town quick enough as Rogers Arena has turned into Heartbreak Ridge. The Canucks will look to erase a dismal 6 game home stand  and get back to their road winning form in a game vs the Ottawa Senators on Thursday at 4:30 PM PST. Last Game […]

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Alex Burrows and the reputation call

A funny thing happened near the end of the Canucks-Stars game tonight. With time ticking down and the Canucks pressing for the equalizing goal, it was chaos in front of Dallas Stars goal. Crosschecks, holding and interference galore, as both teams were in desperation mode. And then it happens, Alex Burrows gets called for the […]

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Canucks vs Stars Game Preview – November 17, 2013

The Canucks are back at it Sunday night for their first meeting of the season against Jamie Benn and the Dallas Stars. How will the Canucks come back after a devastating loss to the San Jose Sharks? Read on to find out. Last Game: I think it would be fair to say that John Tortorella […]

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Canucks vs Sharks Game Preview – November 14, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to get back into the win column with a Thursday night tilt vs the San Jose Sharks at the friendly confines of Rogers Arena. The Canucks are well rested having not played since Sunday night in Anaheim and have a recent dominating performance against the Sharks to fall back on. Last […]

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Canucks vs Capitals Game Preview – October 28, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks and their fans are riding high after an improbable win against the St. Louis Blues on Friday night. The win capped off their best road trip in franchise history and things seems to be coming together for John Tortorella and the Canucks. Will a visit from Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals […]

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Canucks forward lines appear set for season opener

Steve Lancashire is back again. Follow Steve on Twitter at @lankey22 Now that the last cuts have been made, it appears we are seeing the lineup that will start the year together on October 3rd at the SAP Center in San Jose (SAP stands for Shitty Arena Pseudonym, by the way). While there is some […]

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Alex Burrows is going to get paaaaaaaaaaaaaid.

Hey everyone, It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on here that wasn’t a back handed compliment to Mason “the little milt that couldn’t” Raymond or a random piece of funny Canucks news, like the hilarious bit about Dale Weise and him going to salary arbitration. Today I wanted to forget it’s Monday and […]

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What the Canucks need to fix ahead of Game 2

First let me start off by apologizing to the hockey gods. This is not the first time I have apologized to them. I first apologized to them after game 6 versus Chicago last season. I apologized because I wrote that we should ‘get our brooms ready’ and that the ‘writing was on the wall‘. Then […]

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