1. Vancouver Canucks Spotlight: Kyle Wellwood, the Unheralded One

    I was going to write this article anyway about Kyle Wellwood a few games ago, so I had better get it in before this series finishes...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 334 reads 14 comments

  2. NHL Playoffs: Vancouver Canucks Stave Off Elimination in Chicago

    My last comment in my previous article made reference to which Vancouver Canuck team would show up in Chicago. Well, it looked very similar to the one that played Game One— and won— there...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 96 reads 4 comments

  3. Vancouver Canucks-Chicago Blackhawks: Canucks Collapse on Their Own Swords

    It’s now officially a three game losing streak and in the playoffs that usually means you’re on your way out because there are no long losing streaks allowed...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 317 reads 3 comments

  4. NHL Playoffs: Canucks Top Five Players to Date

    I thought I would sneak this in before the next game, now that the trash-talking has kicked into high gear with all the Chicago Blackhawk commentators railing against the Vancouver Canucks...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 396 reads 3 comments

  5. As The Canucks-Blackhawks Series Shows, The Better Team Doesn't Always Win

    This is an easy game to write about. Let’s see here, out of nine periods so far in this series, the Vancouver Canucks have outplayed the Chicago Blackhawks in seven of them, but ...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 354 reads 34 comments

  6. NHL Playoffs: The Blackhawks Capitalize against the Canucks

    Sorry this is a bit late, but the golf tournament yesterday had me getting home late and THEN I had to watch the game on tape...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 136 reads 2 comments

  7. Canucks Silence the Crowd in Chicago's Madhouse on Madison

    The only thing that was mad about that game, was the Chicago crowd towards its goalie Antti Niemi, who got lit up for five goals by the visiting Vancouver Canucks...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 280 reads 15 comments

  8. 2010 NHL Playoffs Bracket: Analyzing the Blackhawks-Canucks Round Two Matchup

    Speaking of the playoffs, the Canucks have only made it into the playoffs 24 times since its inception and only nine times to the second round. Good news is that three out of the nine have occurred in the last four years...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 543 reads 11 comments

  9. Reflecting on the Canucks-Kings Playoff Series

    This series ran like the PNE roller coaster with a plate full of highs and lows, surprises and disappointments. For the game's intellectuals, some coaching tactics, and just down home, good Canadian entertaining hockey for the rest of the fans...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 222 reads 2 comments

  10. L.A. Kings Finished—Canucks' Roberto Luongo Steals the Game

    Roberto Luongo saved his best game of the series for Game 6, kept the Canucks in it when they were outshot 26-11 after two periods, made so many highlight-reel saves (Smyth, Frolov, ...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 333 reads 1 comments

  11. Vancouver Canuck Alex Burrows Yet To Score a Point in the Playoffs

    Alex Burrows must be injured because he has no points in the playoffs at the time of this writing, and that's just not like a 67-point guy to draw a blank. He also struggled last year in the playoffs, with only four points in 10 games...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 137 reads 1 comments

  12. In Spite of It All A Canucks Must Win Victory!

    Yeah sure, after finishing one article that I will store away for the time being and then having to scramble to write another. This one though has a much happier ending...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 140 reads 1 comments

  13. Vancouver Canucks Playoffs: Game Three - No Penalty Kill nor Goaltending

    I don’t need to see the rest of the game to write this article (4-1 LA), second period and I’m fuming...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 180 reads 9 comments

  14. NHL Playoffs: Thoughts from Canuck's Game Two

    Here I was, going to question coach Vigneault for playing Steve Bernier on the power play instead of Alex Burrows, and he goes and scores the first goal...

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  15. Vancouver Canucks Playoffs: Who Was That No. 23?

    Sure, just when I need a good action shot from the game, they don't have any. So imagine it's the LA Kings uniform instead of Minnesota because this picture explains the great body checks...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 555 reads 0 comments

  16. 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Vancouver Canucks Key Players

    I wrote an article earlier in the season about this team, its talent, and that I thought it was the best team that has been assembled since the 1994 team...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 479 reads 0 comments

  17. The Real Season Begins for the Vancouver Canucks

    The hockey gods were smiling favourably on the Canucks this weekend, as the team that matches up the best, turned out to be the one the Canucks get to play and that’s the LA Kings...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 148 reads 0 comments

  18. An MVP Statement by Canucks' Henrik Sedin

    I waited today until all the scores were in to write this article, and I’m so glad I did. Sometimes, you are lucky enough to witness history, and I was very fortunate to have been there at the right time...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 4 years ago 226 reads 6 comments

  19. Vancouver Canucks: Goalie Controversy, Poor Penalty Kill, and Weak Defense?

    It’s been far too quiet out there what with the Canucks locking up their third Northwest Division title in the last four seasons. And all you out there (and me included) were calling for coach Alain Vigneault’s head last season...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about over 4 years ago 289 reads 2 comments

  20. More Thoughts Percolating on the Vancouver Canucks

    Having been away for a couple of weeks golfing in San Diego and Palm Springs, the only way to keep abreast of the Nucks was to listen on line, since no one carries much in the way of hockey telecasts...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about over 4 years ago 251 reads 13 comments

  21. The Roberto Luongo Debate – Part Two

    Since this topic has been milked to death, and a lot of comments came from it, this will be the last that I mention it this season. Well maybe for a while since there are playoffs coming up...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about over 4 years ago 286 reads 6 comments

  22. Will Roberto Luongo of the Vancouver Canucks Make the Grade?

    Since I have been writing about Roberto Luongo for over two years now and following him closely since he became a Canuck, I will stick to what I have seen and commented on many times previously: He is overrated...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about over 4 years ago 424 reads 32 comments

  23. The Canucks Look Like the Real Deal

    The past two games against the Ottawa Senators and the Calgary Flames have been the best four periods of hockey I have seen the Nucks play this season...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about over 4 years ago 621 reads 4 comments

  24. The Multiple Personalities of the Vancouver Canucks

    The Canucks this year is a study of a team with a multiple personality disorder. It has a first period where they suffer from confusion, lack of urgency; forgetful of responsibilities, carefree, lackadaisical and memory loss...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about over 4 years ago 419 reads 0 comments

  25. Vancouver Canucks Fail Stage One of the Litmus Test

    Carrying on from my previous article (link) , I wrote that the Chicago game would be the first of the two stages of the litmus test, with the second being the Colorado Avalanche...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about over 4 years ago 381 reads 8 comments