Tag Archives: hockey

Online Harassment of Matheson is Embarassing

Perhaps this article comes a day or two late; however, the message should be one that we as sports fans ought to take seriously. In the wake of Elias Petterson falling victim of a dirty hit and body-slam leading to a concussion – Mike Matheson; the 24 year old Florida Panthers defenseman from Pointe-Claire, Quebec […]
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ZNG Podcast – Episode 4

Oh, COME ON!… Canucks can’t catch a break

After an inspired overtime victory over a very solid San Jose Sharks team on Friday, the Canucks were looking to have bounced back from their recent string of painful losses both on the scoreboard and on their roster. Fast forward to Sunday against the Calgary Flames and all of a sudden things go from bad […]
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Nucks Battered in Brooklyn

The road-tripping Canucks fell 5-2 on Tuesday to John Tavares and the red-hot New York Islanders in a tilt where the visiting Vancouver squad looked a day late and a buck short. Anders Nilsson allowed 5 goals on 36 shots as an early shorthanded marker by BC boy, Andrew Ladd seemed to knock the young […]
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Canucks’ Trade Deadline Dilemmas…

Canucks’ Trade Deadline Dilemmas

Canucks dance around the Flames

The Vancouver Canucks bounced back from a disappointing finish at home against Detroit on Monday to bury 5 on Mike Smith and the Calgary Flames in Cow-Town. Jacob Markstrom was the story in this one – while the big Swedish keeper only made 29 saves on paper, some of those could already be early candidates […]
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Give Goldie a Look

While Canucks fans and coaching staff deliberate line-up changes with the pending return of Loui Eriksson and Brendan Gaunce, the focus shifts to who steps out of the top 12 to make room for one or both of these guys. Well… Rather than gifting Eriksson and Gaunce roster spots, I’d like to propose something a […]
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Canucks Rally and Stumble in a Heartbreaker

The recent ineffectual play of the Sedin twins and the corresponding dive in ice-time lately was turned on its head on Monday night as the Canucks stormed back from a 2-0 deficit only to trip over the finish line against the Detroit Red Wings. Jake n’ Bake with Hank and Dank was looking dangerous for […]
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Silver Lining Summary – Ovi and the Caps get Nucked Up

There is no need to seek out a silver lining from last night’s game between the Canucks and Capitals. The Vancouver Canucks continue to roll-on, surprising even the most optimistic pundits. Thursday night marked their fourth win in a row – and it was a special one. The Canucks beat last years’ President’s Trophy winners, […]
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Silver Lining Summary – ‘Nucks edge out the Wild in Brock Boeser’s homecoming

The Vancouver Canucks capped off their first road-trip of the season in a goaltending duel between Devan Dubnyk and Anders Nilsson. Nilsson got the best of the Minnesota Wild as the Swedish netminder made 29 saves recording his second goose-egg of the season in an impressive 1-0 win. Big Jake Virtanen played the hero, burying […]
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