Zack Kassian had an excellent start to his first season as an NHL regular in 2013, scoring 6 points in 8 games. He did that playing primarily with the Sedins before being taken off the line by Alain Vigneault. After being taken off the line and amid rumours that Kassian was spending a little too […]
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 […]
Sweden enters the 2014 Olympic hockey tournament with high hopes and a new leadership core. This is no longer a group led by the likes of Mats Sundin, Peter Forsberg and Niklas Lidstrom. This team will need to be led by Henrik and Daniel Sedin, Henrik Zetterberg and Erik Karlsson.
The Canucks have extended Daniel and Henrik Sedin to matching 4 year deals, with a cap hit of $7.0M per season for each Sedin. This deal is a slight increase to their current deal of $6.1M per season The long awaited extension was finally signed today, with the Sedins taking what again appears to be […]
John Tortorella did the unthinkable once again last night in Philadelphia: he split up the Sedins. Just like when he split up the Sedins in Calgary earlier this season, the result was positive. This begs the question: should the Canucks go an extended period of time with the Sedins split up? I say yes. Daniel […]
This article was also posted on VanCity Buzz. The Vancouver Canucks begin the 2013-14 season today and I can’t recall another Canucks season with so many question marks. Nobody really knows what to expect from this group, now three seasons removed from their near-dream season in 2010-11 when they almost won the Stanley Cup.
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 […]
Please welcome yet another new blogger to the RobTheHockeyGuy team, Stu Elmes. Stu is a lifelong Canucks fan from Vancouver but is currently living in Thailand. Today Stu takes an in depth look at what we can expect from Henrik and Daniel Sedin, as they each turned 33 years old yesterday. Living overseas for the […]
Every now and then I like to dip into one of the prevailing narratives that surrounds the Canucks and disprove it in a little something I like to call: arguments I hate. Today’s argument I hate is that the Canucks have been successful despite Mike Gillis, not because of him. Under Mike Gillis’ reign as […]
It’s no secret that after two first round series exits, Mike Gillis is on the hot seat. He has fired his coach and any future failures will be on him. But lets not lose perspective here. The Canucks have undergone their most successful time (by a lot) in the time that Mike Gillis has been […]