1. Top Six Changes the Vancouver Canucks Have to Make

    1. Speed – Forwards - Although GM Mike Gillis was in denial at recent press conferences, it was obvious from the playoff round with Chicago that this needs to be addressed...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 5 years ago 712 reads 21 comments

  2. Canucks-Blackhawks: Game Six, and Now the Eulogy

    I never write after the game, as I like to digest it, and at this time of the year, let the emotions chill out. This is now my 39th year following the Canucks and contemplating what will happen next year...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 5 years ago 223 reads 7 comments

  3. Canucks-Blackhawks: Dustin Byfuglien, The One-Man Wrecking Crew

    You know what they always say: "We hate playing against a certain player" means "we sure would like him on our team." This guy had a monster night of epic proportions—yes, I’m talking about the Hawks' Dustin Byfuglien...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 5 years ago 178 reads 4 comments

  4. Canucks-Blackhawks: Now It's a Best of Three

    May 8—Alright, stand back. Give me room. I’m gotta rant here for a bit. The problem here is not that the Canucks lost, it's how they didn’t play to win...

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  5. Canucks and Blackhawks: Game 3, The Nucks Statement to The Hawks

    In my previous blog, I spoke about what the Canucks had to do in order to be successful. Last night they came out and played their system to perfection. They set the tone early with hits causing turnovers in the Chicago end...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 5 years ago 100 reads 2 comments

  6. Blackhawks-Canucks: Chicago Crushes Vancouver, 6-3

    You could feel the electricity in the building. It was spine-tingling as Mark Donnelly belted out “O Canada” and the GM Place spectators were supplying the backup...

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  7. Blackhawks-Canucks: Chicago Crushes Vancouver

    You could feel the electricity in the building. It was spine-tingling as Mark Donnelly belted out “O Canada” and the GM Place spectators were supplying the backup...

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  8. Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks: Looks Like Rust to Me

    Nine days off maybe just right for football players but in hockey it is like a month. Hockey players are used to playing every second day and no matter how many practices, scrimmages and extra training, you cannot duplicate game conditions...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 5 years ago 118 reads 2 comments

  9. Finally, Canucks and Blackhawks: Let's Get it On!

    In hockey time, waiting a week between games for players is an eternity, just guess what is has been like for the Canucks fans. A week today, which feels like last year, the Nucks eliminated the Blues in four straight...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 5 years ago 171 reads 2 comments

  10. Advice for the St. Louis Blues, Courtesy of a Canucks Fan

    So the St. Louis Blues got knocked out of the Playoffs in four straight first-round losses, but could they still be close to making a deep run next season? I sure do not profess to know your ...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about 5 years ago 154 reads 2 comments

  11. Blues-Canucks: St. Louis' Best Effort Not Enough

    With the Blues playoff life hanging by a thread, they came out determined to extend the series. Within the first two minutes, both teams had produced golden opportunities to open the scoring, as first Blues T...

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  12. St. Louis: Best Game of the Series, Not Enough

    Photo credit - Tom Gannam/Getty Images Apr.22 - With the Blues playoff life hanging by a thread, they came out determined to extend the series...

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  13. St. Louis Blues: Bonehead Plays Made Against Vancouver Canucks

    Do the St. Louis Blues really think they can intimidate the Canucks, take stupid penalties and win? Blues' center Jay McClement started it off taking a slashing penalty. The Vancouver Canucks scored on that power play, which was goal No...

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  14. Blues and Canucks: The Bone Head Blues plays of the Game

    Photo credit - Bruce Kluckhohn/Getty Images Apr.20 – Do the Blues really think that they can intimidate the Canucks, take all those stupid penalties and win? Blues Jay McClement started it off taking a slashing penalty...

    Nucks IceMan Written by Nucks IceMan about over 5 years ago 76 reads 9 comments

  15. Canucks-Blues: You Want Hot? You Can't Handle Hot!

    The Vancouver Canucks started their crash-and-bang line of Johnson, Hordichuk, and Rypien against the St. Louis Blues in Game 2 of their first-round series, and the action only escalated from there...

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  16. Vancouver Canucks vs. St. Louis Blues Recap: Roberto Luongo Stands Tall

    The Canucks kept the St. Louis Blues shot count to 26 last night, and special teams were the story (PP 1-6, PK – 1-7)...

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  17. And Now, the Western Conference

    Apr.14—This conference supplies the most possibilities for surprises (upsets no, not with parity). A few teams that should win could be out. For others, their injuries will be the tale, and still others, suspect goaltending...

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  18. NHL First Round: The Journey Begins

    It’s been said that the Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to win in ALL sports. When you look at how many rounds and games a team must play, and everything that must fall into place, it makes a lot of sense...

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