Archive of posts tagged "hockey"

Vancouver Giants 2010 Home Opener

Comments 47 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants are celebrating their 10th anniversary as they open up their season against the Chilliwack Bruins next week. The Giants have come a long way in 10 years, winning the Memorial Cup in 2007, placing 3rd in 2006, being the Western Conference champions in 2006 and 2007, and finishing first in the regular […]

Gearing up for the Canucks 2010-2011 Season

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Team Up and Bring Home the Cup Contest

Comments 73 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Team Up and Bring Home the Cup is an initiative to give exposure to every hockey-loving region in Canada. Those involved with community hockey are being asked to submit an essay or video describing what hockey and team spirit means to their amateur team. Readers will then get the chance to vote on the submissions […]

Canucks Fan Zone Live Blog Today

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ll be heading back to GM Place to meetup with other Canucks Fan Zone bloggers, podcasters and content creators for the Canucks’ official live blog. We’ll be sitting at our kiosk near section 111 so feel free to stop by and say hi. We record live video and audio hits, blog, post photos on the […]

Liveblogging from GM Place

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been liveblogging for over 2 years now and it’s something I also do professionally (shameless plug yes, you too can hire me to liveblog your event! end shameless plug). As such, when the Canucks Fan Zone asked their trusted group of bloggers, podcasters, app makers and content creators to moderate some Canucks-sanctioned liveblogs, I […]