Mike Santorelli

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It’s time to re-sign Mike Santorelli

Mike Santorelli had a heck of game again on Sunday night against the Avalanche. The 27 year old Burnaby boy was named the first star (more importantly, he was given the Haida Gwaii hat) after scoring two goals and an assist, leading the Canucks to a 3-1 win over the Avs. Santorelli’s strong game is […]

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Canucks vs Avalanche Game Preview – December 8, 2013

Despite blowing another lead in the third period, the Canucks managed to knock off the Coyotes to run their win streak to three games. Can they keep it going against the Avalanche? And will a Patrick Roy vs John Tortorella rivalry develop? Read on to find out.

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Canucks fans boo Mike Gillis, ignore reality

During the Pavel Bure jersey retirement on Saturday, a smattering of boos was reserved for Canucks’ general manager Mike Gillis (most had the good sense not to boo, but the booing was noticeable). Booing the most successful general manager in Canucks history (while giving a standing ovation to a much less successful former general manager, […]

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Canucks vs Sharks Game Preview – October 10, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks host their newest nemesis, the San Jose Sharks, tomorrow night at Rogers Arena. The season opener vs. the Sharks was a spirited affair, but one that ended with a similar result, a 4-1 loss in the Shark Tank. The Canucks have lost eight straight games to the Sharks (I refuse to count […]

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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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The Canucks third line centre competition

  The Canucks play their first preseason game tomorrow and the most compelling competition for a roster spot this year is without a doubt for the third line centre spot. The competition is wide open, with some veterans, youngsters and raw rookies in contention.

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