Ian Lusher

// A Vancouver Canucks Hockey Blog

Canucks vs Hurricanes Game Preview – December 9, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to make it 5 straight wins in a row with a 7pm PST Monday night match-up vs the Carolina Hurricanes. These home games vs Eastern Conference opponents are must wins with the Canucks needing every point possible to stay competitive in the Pacific Division (aka – the Division of Death).

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Canucks vs Coyotes Game Preview – December 6, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to build on another successful road trip with a 7:00 PM PST inter-division tilt vs the Phoenix Coyotes at Rogers Arena. Last Game The Canucks topped off a successful 4 game road trip with a gutsy 3-1 win vs the Nashville Predators. Ryan Kesler took the Canucks on his back with […]

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Canucks vs Hurricanes Game Preview – December 1, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to get back on track with an early 10am PST match-up vs the Carolina Hurricanes. Last Game The Canucks completely sucked in a 5-2 loss to Alain Vigneault’s New York Rangers. An epic cluster fuck of a game! I’m seriously depressed, but came across this picture which cheered me up (gotta […]

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Is the Vancouver Sports Media Too Negative?

I have had the opinion for quite some time that the Vancouver sports media are much too negative when it comes to anything and everything to do with the Vancouver Canucks. I’m not saying that all journalists/reporters/media types are negative. Guys like Dan Murphy, Jason Botchford and Don Taylor are actually quite balanced when covering […]

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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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Canucks vs Chicago Blackhawks Game Preview – November 23, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks are looking to build on a decent effort vs the Columbus Blue Jackets in a Saturday night tilt vs the hated Chicago Blackhawks at Rogers Arena. The Canucks will not lack for motivation as the Blackhawks are arguably their biggest rival. One thing is for sure, we won’t have to hear the […]

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Canucks vs Panthers Game Preview – November 19, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks look to get back into the win column with a Tuesday night tilt vs the Florida Panthers at Rogers Arena. The game against the Panthers marks the return of our old friend, Tim Thomas. Thomas has been mediocre at best in his return to the NHL and the Canucks would be more […]

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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 Kings Game Preview – November 9, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks California swing continues Saturday night vs the Los Angeles Kings. The Canucks have been early season road warriors, compiling a 7-2-2 record away from the friendly confines of Rogers Arena. There are no freebies in the Pacific Division! The Kings offer up another tough test for the Canucks, but I have a […]

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Canucks vs Sharks Game Preview – November 7, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks California swing starts Thursday night vs the dreaded San Jose Sharks. The Canucks have not won in San Jose for what feels like decades and will have to be at the top of their game against the dominant Sharks. Last Game The Canucks managed to salvage a point out of Phoenix with […]

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