Archive of posts tagged "hockey"

Canucks Day in Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just ahead of the launch of their 40th season, Mayor Gregor Robertson will proclaim October 4th “Canucks Day in Vancouver”. Head over to City Hall on Monday October 4th at 12:00pm to join the Mayor, Council, Canucks Sports & Entertainment owner Francesco Aquilini, President and General Manager Mike Gillis and Chief Operating Officer Victor de […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]