1. The Vancouver Canucks at the 40-Game Point

    Almost half the season but finally cracking the top eight in the Western Conference this week, the Canucks are a mystery team this season. This team cannot seem to stand success more than three games in a row before they lose one...

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  2. Red Wings' Todd Bertuzzi: The Enigma

    This all started back when Todd was with the New York Islanders in the 1995/96 season and put up some decent numbers with 18 goals and 21 assists in 76 games...

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  3. Canucks-Preds: The IceMan's Game Card

    This is not so much about the game but about the inconsistency of the Nucks this year, although I did mock up a game card. For the first time this year the Canucks finally played a second period where they dominated instead of the usual opposite...

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  4. Canucks' Kevin Bieksa: Defenseman or Forward?

    Kevin Bieksa and Mike Richards Written By: Larry “The Nucks IceMan ” Johnson Several months ago (has it been that long?), when the Canucks were going through the injury bout, I mentioned several days before it actually took place, (Oct..

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  5. Canucks-Capitals: A Special Night When the Stars Come to Town

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson The buzz started early in the week, with Ovie coming to town and arriving here in Vancouver three days before the game...

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  6. The Vancouver Canucks Schedule and Number Crunching

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson Well, it’s as good a time as any to take a look at the eight game home stand currently taking place, as well as the rest of the month for the Vancouver Canucks...

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  7. The Vancouver Canucks Missing Identity

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson www.nucksiceman.com I have been thinking about this for awhile now as I look around the league, quickly allowing the other team’s picture in my mind, and draw up an image of what they represent...

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  8. To Canucks Mike Gillis, Am I Missing Something?

    Written by: Larry “The Nucks IceMan” Johnson Let me take the time to explain a little background, about my take on coaching.  As a coach at any level, you are constantly working with many varied individuals and their personalities...

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  9. The IceMan's Awards at the Canucks' 30-Game Mark

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson There’s a line in John Lennon’s song “Nobody Told Me” that goes like this—“strange days indeed—most peculiar mama.” That pretty well sums up the Vancouver Canucks season to date...

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  10. Who Should Be the Canucks Sixth Defenseman, S. O'Brien Or M. Schneider?

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson I am puzzled by the fact that Shane O’Brien has been sat out for seven straight games, at the time of this writing...

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  11. The Image of a Fan, Through the Eyes of One

    Written by: Larry “The Nucks IceMan” Johnson   So what is it about a fan that brings him or her together, on a united front, with a common purpose?   What does it really look like and ...

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  12. A Canuck Ponder: Will They Make the Playoffs?

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson   Hey, you know, it’s never too early to be thinking about the playoffs in light of where the Nucks are at this point of the season, which is close to a quarter of the way through...

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  13. Vancouver Canucks: So who becomes the Sedins Line Mate?

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson As I donned my coach’s hat last night and started to think of the return of Daniel Sedin to the lineup on Sunday, I began to contemplate, "who ...

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  14. What Should the NHL Do About Players Fighting with Visors?

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson www.nucksiceman.com This question has irked me for a number of seasons, so I throw it out to you Bleacher Report readers...

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  15. The Canuck Report After 20 Games

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson So here we are at the twenty game mark and it’s time for some beefs, bouquets, surprises, and disappointments. Let’s start out with the surprises ...

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  16. Vancouver Canucks: Two Pieces of the Puzzle

    As if Coach Vigneault did not have enough problems with the constant string of injuries, he must now be scratching his head about a couple of players that are under achieving...

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  17. Do the Vancouver Canucks Really Need a Broken Peter Forsberg?

    Written by: Larry "The Nucks IceMan" Johnson The Sunday Province newspaper headline read “A Healthy Forsberg would be a Force...

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  18. The All -Time 10 Most Popular Personalities in Canucks Team History

    This should be interesting just researching (the photos were a chore just to find), as it takes one down memory lane. These are in order of when they joined the Canucks, except for the obvious number one...

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  19. Thoughts Percolating on the Current Status of the Vancouver Canucks

    Well, thank you very much Andrew Raycroft. After writing a glowing report of his play yesterday, he goes out and allows four goals on 22 shots against the Anaheim Ducks...

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  20. And Another One Bites The Dust: Canucks Lose Alex Bolduc

    Last night saw the Canucks win 2-1 in a shootout over the Los Angeles Kings but lose another player, as Alex Bolduc left the game with a shoulder injury...

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  21. The Canucks Defense: Where Eight Is Enough

    With the oft injured Sami Salo expected to return to the lineup tonight, that now leaves a log jam at the defense position or in other words “Eight is enough”...

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  22. Canucks Roberto Luongo Joins the Injury List

    I just received an email from my Vancouver Canucks E-news, that Roberto Luongo is sidelined with a hairline fracture to his rib. Cory Schneider has been called up from the Manitoba Moose to make the trip to California with the Nucks...

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  23. The Vancouver Canucks As They Hit The 1/8th Mile Post

    Like a marathon horse race, that's how I view a hockey season. So with that I present for you, my call. Last season I started a segment which I thought I would continue this year...

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  24. Vancouver Canucks' Pavol Demitra Out Indefinitely

    It’s been reported today by TEAM 1040 in Vancouver, that Vancouver Canucks Pavol Demitra, who had his shoulder scoped earlier this week, will be out indefinitely...

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  25. Are The Canucks Physical Enough?

    I have written about this on numerous occasions and some of the readers have gotten this confused with the fighting side, which is not the subject, so pay attention. To prove my suspicions, I used the “Hits” stats from Sporting News...

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