Dsc01373

Central Canada Canucklehead

  • joined Aug 12, 2010
  • last login Jul 01, 2014
  • posts 17
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Tortorella Must Go

The hiring of John Tortorella as Head Coach of the Vancouver Canucks was somewhat controversial right from the beginning. Tortorella's colourful background, his difficult relationship with the...

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Raging Bull Torts sees red in Calgary

Some might wonder why Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortarella was seeing red when Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley decided to start his goon line, with clear instructions to physically attack the...

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Can anyone tell me what is wrong with Dan Hamhuis?

If you look at my photo icon on this site you will see that I am not prone to criticizing Vancouver Canuck's defender and B.C. boy Dan Hamhuis. The only Canucks sweater I own has Hamhuis' s name...

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The Solution? Trade Corey Schneider!

Despite Schneider's weak performance in the final games of the Sharks/Canucks playoff series, this is not meant as criticism of Vancouver's young netminder. Corey is a top-notch 'keeper in the...

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The Canucks Goalie Controversy That Never Was

Since Alain Vigneault opted to start Cory Schneider in nets during the first round of last spring's Stanley Cup playoffs, much of the media and many fans have been spending a lot of airtime, ink...

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Let's Stop Maligning the President's Trophy

Okay, sure, it’s not the Stanley Cup and nothing has the lustre of that Holy Grail. In fact, if you put a dozen NHL trophies on a table and asked fans to pick out the President’s Trophy from the...

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So...what happened?

Many Canucks fans find themselves staring at a 1-4 series loss in round 1 of 2012 playoffs and asking themselves: What happened? There will be no shortage of theories, and no doubt many of them...

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Have to Like Canucks' chances for President's Trophy

With three games left and a three way competition still underway for the President's Trophy, you have to like the Canucks chances of repeating as regular season champs.

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Slumping Canucks Are Hottest Team in the NHL?

The Vancouver Canucks are in a slump. Eight of their last 10 games went into overtime or needed a shoot-out to determine the outcome, and one of the two games settled in regulation over that period...

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Mid-season Road Trip Shows Canucks' mettle

It is hard to find a moment in an 82 game schedule that announces what a team is made of, what can be expected of them in the post season and the stretch drive. But if there is such a moment the C...

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Goaltending controversy... in Beantown!

Don't look now, but there is a goaltending controversy. No, not in Vancouver... in Boston! The mighty Tim Thomas is facing a challenge to his number one position, again, from Tukka Rask.

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This is not the article I intended to write...

As the Vancouver Canucks jumped out to a 2 game lead in the Stanley Cup Final, I started to plan to write an article I wanted to post here on NM, but this is not that article. What I wanted to...

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Canucks crafting season for the ages

If you ask any of the Vancouver Canucks players I am sure that to a man they will say:  "We haven't won anything yet." It is the cliche response of professional athletes everywhere when they have...

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How to tell a true, dyed-in-the-wool Sedin fan from the Johnny-come-latelies jumping on the band wagon after Henrik's Hart/Art Ross wins

  With Henrik Sedin breaking into the league's upper tier last season by winning the scoring race, the Art Ross trophy that goes with it and the Hart trophy for league MVP that automatically seems...

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Cup run a cakewalk or are Canucks creampuffs?

Juxtaposing the sudden media love-in over the 2010-2011 edition of the Vancouver Canucks (predictions for President's trophy and Stanley Cup championships are starting to pile up including The...

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5 Reasons Why I Love the Canucks

1.  All those whacky uniforms.  Sure, the Canucks got laughed at in their mustard yellow with the big 'V' neck, sure they've field tested every colour in the rainbow (except pink, erase that, don't...

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Canuck Fan Since Day One --- despite Eastern Time Zone

  I was 11 years old when the NHL welcomed the Vancouver Canucks and the Buffalo Sabres into the fold for the 1970-71 season.  Born and raised in Montreal and having lived for 12 years in...

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