Ian Lusher

// A Vancouver Canucks Hockey Blog

Canucks vs Coyotes Game Preview – January 16, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks play the second of back to back games vs the Phoenix Coyotes with a 6:00pm PST Thursday night tilt at Jobing.com Arena. This game will very likely feel and sound like a home game with quite a few Canucks fans in the crowd. The Canucks need to start picking up points against […]

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Canucks vs Kings Game Preview – January 13, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks play the Los Angeles Kings for the 2nd time in less than two weeks with a Monday night 7:30pm tilt at Staples Center.  All Pacific Division games are important, but the Canucks will be sure to want to avenge an embarrassing 3-1 loss on January 4th. The Canucks were thoroughly dominated in […]

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Canucks vs Penguins Game Preview – January 7, 2014

The Vancouver Canucks play the Pittsburgh Penguins in a Tuesday night 7:00pm PST game at Rogers Arena. The game will mark the first time Sidney Crosby has played on Vancouver ice since the 2010 Olympics. The Canucks will be looking to avenge an October 19, 2013 4-3 shootout loss vs the Penguins and, more importantly, […]

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Canucks vs Kings Game Preview – January 4, 2014

The Vancouver Canucks play the Los Angeles Kings in an important Saturday night 7:00pm PST game at the Staples Center. Both teams are fully aware how close the standings are in the Pacific Division and, frankly, both teams hate each other. What more can you ask for? As the great Casey Printers once said, “kids, […]

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Canucks vs Flyers Game Preview – December 30, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks play the 2nd of back-to-back games Monday night @ 7pm PST at Rogers Arena vs the Philadelphia Flyers. The Canucks will be looking to build on their tough road win vs the Calgary Flames the night before and are once again not getting any breaks from the schedule maker as the Flyers […]

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Canucks vs Jets Game Preview – December 22, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks finish off a 3 games in 4 nights stretch with a 5:00 PM PST Sunday night tilt vs the Winnipeg Jets at Rogers Arena. The Canucks will look to grab another 2 points against a Jets team they should beat, but the game before the Christmas break is often one best played […]

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Canucks vs Blackhawks Game Preview – December 20, 2013

After their first regulation loss in nine games, the Canucks are right back at it and visiting the United Centre for their second game of back to backs. How will they respond to their first regulation loss in December? Read on to find out.

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Canucks vs Stars Game Preview – December 19, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to begin a new winning streak at 5:30 PST Thursday night vs the Dallas Stars. Games like this used to be pretty vanilla, but the new conference alignment and playoff format has made intra-conference games ultra-important. It also gives us a chance to check out the Stars new jerseys (they are […]

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Canucks vs Bruins Game Preview – December 14, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to make it 7 wins in a row with a 7pm PST Saturday night match-up versus the dreaded Boston Bruins. The players are publicly saying that this is just another game on the schedule, but everyone knows this is Game 9! Let’s face it, the last regular season game (Game 8) […]

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The Twitter Life of Jeff Paterson

A week ago I wrote a brilliant piece to show how the Vancouver Sports Media is overly negative.  I thought I had put this topic to bed, but I started noticing an interesting trend with the tweets of Jeff Paterson (@patersonjeff) before and during the Canucks game vs the Colorado Avalanche. It is funny because Paterson […]

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