He can hardly believe that set up job either.no comments
Chicago pulled their goalie. Luongo was brilliant. The top line keeps putting up points. SOB and Baumgartner were solid. Kesler fought Ladd. Oh and the Canucks won 5-1.
Holy freakin hell.
Oh, and because I sat through looking at a greasy looking kid on After Hours, I learned that Patrick Kane thinks there are some pretty girls in Vancouver. I feel shame for the girl he hooked up with last night at the Roxy....the shame face she must have had this morning. And the hangover it took to get it.
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This is one of the last three home games we have in Vancouver. Savour it people because the next ones will be in like two months.....
That's two months of not paying for overpriced crappy beer that you have to wait in line all intermission break for...oh, wait, the Olympics are right around the corner? Well I might be able to get my fix there.
Oh, and this is the 3rd straight appearence on CBC's HNIC, and after last week's 'journalism' by Ron MacLean, and Vigneault's After Hours, it will be interesting to see what is said this week.
The Canucks D look like a joke right now. Both Salo and Mitchell are out, and most likely will not play against Buffalo on Monday either. Last game with Salo going out during the 2nd, Ehrhoff double shifted and played 25:43, hell even O'Brien played 21:49... Tonight we'll have Ehrhoff, Edler, SOB, Lukowich, Rome and Baumgartner. That's right, SOB and Lukowich are considered in your top four defencemen tonight....yeesh. Confidence? Kinda low right now.
Oh, and we're playing Chicago. So confidence is very low. At least we do have our offense going for us right now.
This is the third of the four games we'll play against the Hawks. The Hawks are currently on an 8 game roadtrip, with tonight being game number 5. They have won the last 3 of 4 games, only losing to the Senators.
Rypien and Hansen are both healthy scratches tonight. So with no Rypien, no Mitchell and no Bieksa, does that mean no edge? Regardless, tonight the Canucks seem f-cked going in to the game just based on what our defense looks like. At least we'll be able to listen to the sweet voice of Hughson tonight calling the game.
Oh, and I've tucked a couple videos after the jump, because in conversation, I found out that I know someone who has never seen Milbury throwing a shoe at a fan. The travesty.no comments
Today was the annual Canucks Superskills Competition and since I'm a sucker for hockey players and your children, please enjoy the photos that I've found on the Canucks website.
Kesler and his daughter Makayla
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Here is your recap in form of game thoughts and pictures, enjoy.
Picture of the night:
That's 19 year old WHL goalie, Alex Pechursky who signed a 1 game tryout contract to play as backup, and ends up getting to play his first NHL game for the Pens last night. The pic is of Sid giving him the game puck after last nights loss. The best part was after getting the 3rd star of the game, he came out and did a skate when it was announced.
Game thoughts and a recap in picture form after the jump...
After I thought we were done with hearing about all the Burrows/Auger stuff, HNIC on CBC last night manages lose credibility by bringing it up again.
First here is the Ron MacLean and Colin Campbell's conversation about the incident:
Wow. Now if someone could point out what taunting Khabibulin during the playoffs last year has ANYTHING to do with Burrows' history or the incident at hand, please enlighten me.
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Canucks win baby!!!!!!!!!!! Woooo!!!!!!
Recap will happen tomorrow. Tonight we break the losing streak, against the Pens' 3rd and 4th goalie. It was expected for the Canucks to win with Fleury being injured, but we the boys so often find a way to lose to teams that they should win over, so let's just enjoy the win because this past week sucked.
Alexander Pechurski got third star of the game.no comments