The Vancouver Canucks had a successful 2008-2009 campaign. The Canucks were not expected to make the playoffs, but they had up a strong regular season and playoffs, eventually losing in the second round to the Chicago Blackhawks. This year Vancouver must deal with raised expectations: playoffs are a must, and a division title is attainable. […]
What team beat writers are saying this Labour Day afternoon.
Were the Canucks’ moves for Mathieu Schneider, Christian Ehrhoff and Brad Lukowich all that beneficial to the team’s cause? That appears to be the case, but just which acquisition is the most important?
With the ouster of Patrick Marleau as Sharks captain, Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News feels that Dan Boyle will be next in line for the C. Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe writes that its best for Patrick Kane to move on from the cab incident. Though Messier’s heart belongs in […]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Thursday Edition): Caps have nothing but praise for Varlamov, Sidney Crosby is the hero, again, Where is Pavel Datsyuk?, Patrick Kane understands Savard firing, Radulov back to Nashville, Mike Keenan on the hot seat in Calgary?,
2nd Round Playoff Matchups Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6) Bruins attempt to finish the rally tonight. Net worth in game 7 as goalie‘s are key factors to winning the series. Claude Julien reiterated yesterday that Marc Savard will be able to play in Game 7 tonight. As last night’s Illegal Curve […]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Wednesday Edition): Canucks fans getting on Roberto Luongo, Pavel Datsyuk’s struggles continue and Marc Savard is expected to play in Game 7
2nd Round Playoff Matchups Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6) The Bruins performance last night allows for fans to see one of the great events in sports, a seventh game at the Boston Garden. Marc Savard left yesterday’s game as a precautionary measure, but is expected to suit up for Game 7. […]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition): Willie Mitchell motivated Patrick Kane, Brian Rafalski a game-time decision and Crosby/Ovechkin set for seventh game
2nd Round Playoff Matchups Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6) Aaron Ward is questionable for tonight’s game. The Bruins are hoping that Blake Wheeler can learn a lot from watching the game up in the press box. If the Bruins want to win, they will need another monster game from Zdeno Chara. […]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Monday Edition): Claude Julien unhappy with cheap shots, Teemu Selanne unhappy with his team’s play and Alex Burrows says there will be a seventh game
2nd Round Playoff Matchups Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Carolina Hurricanes (6) “I don’t know that they keep time of possession stats, but if they do, you’ll definitely see a major difference between tonight’s game and the previous three games,” said Bruins netminder Tim Thomas after the Bruins’ impressive 4-0 home victory. Boston gave […]