Time To Move On
Posted July 2, 2008
When GM Mike Gillis was hired not more than two months ago, I felt a sigh of relif. Not a lot of Canuck fans have filled the bandwagon here on the left coast, however, Gillis promised "bold" moves and yesterday he delivered a "bold" move.
WOW a GM in Vancouver sticking to his guns. For several years here we constantly heard "we were close"; "we almost had him" or "the market is too expensive".... Read More »
That's right, get comfy we have less than 24-hours until the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and as we've all come accustomed to, this ain't no race, it's a marathon. One of my favourite quotes of all-time was made by Harry Neale from Hockey Night In Canada. Back in 1994 when the Canucks battled back from a 3-1 series deficit to force game seven versus the Rangers. Harry, made a comment during t... Read More »
So while Derek Boogaard sat on the Minnesota Wild bench and took the rare (and I stress...rare) shift Pinky and the Brain went to work. Boogey as the Wild faithful tend to refer to him, finished the game with a roughly 4:00 minutes of ice-time while Pinky and the Brain tallied 2 assists each enroute to helping their Captain Markus Naslund record his 10th career hat-trick as a Vancouver Canuck.... Read More »
Posted November 3, 2007
It's been awhile, whatelse can I say. In the busy life that I lead, I have been unable to follow the Canucks as closely as I have in past season. So far this season it seems to be a good thing. With that being said it seems that we will all be looking for "other things" to occupy our minds while the Canucks play out what appears to be a rather dissmal season.
Yes, it is early but if the ship d... Read More »
On The Brink
Posted October 5, 2007
The Vancouver Canucks open their 2007-08 campaign tonight facing off against the consenus Stanley Cup favourite San Jose Sharks. Tonight's line-up features in blood as the Canucks search for an offensive threat in their line-up.
Mayson Raymond will make his NHL debut after having an eye-opening training camp the Canucks staff decided to bite the bullet and give the youngster a shot at the big... Read More »