Archive of posts tagged "canucks"

Canucks Beat Blackhawks, Bring on Round Two

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The Vancouver Canucks have had rivals before but there was something more heart-piercing about this series with Chicago. Being the Presidents’ Trophy winners, defeating the returning Stanley Cup champions (who previously booted us out of the playoffs, twice) was the moment of glory we were looking for. Photo credit: DennisTsang on Flickr Before the game […]

Gearing up for the Canucks 2010-2011 Season

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Tickets for the upcoming 2010-2011 Vancouver Canucks seasons go on sale today. This is the Canucks 40th anniversary season and with changes in the lineup and a new name for their home rink, things have definitely been shaken up a bit. Whether that’s for the better or not is yet to be seen but according […]

Tom Larscheid Set to Retire

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It was announced late yesterday that local hockey broadcaster and Canucks commentator Tom Larscheid is set to retire at the start of this coming NHL season. “He was the colour-man on Vancouver hockey broadcasts for all but four NHL seasons since 1977, and for more than a generation of hockey fans Larscheid’s insight and instincts […]

Raise a Reader 2009

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This is my fourth annual Raise-a-Reader day and it’s something I look forward to each year. The streets of downtown become populated with members of the Canucks organization (past and present) and in exchange for a donation to the Raise-a-Reader program, you get a copy of the Vancouver Sun and the opportunity to meet said […]

Vancouver Canucks Sweep St Louis Blues

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AP Photo/Jeff Roberson via Nucks Misconduct Our home team is undefeated thus far in the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs and while they fought hard against a strong young St Louis team, Canucks fans were calling the sweep days ago (and I was hoping no one was going to jinx it). It’s been an up and […]