1. Will Phaneuf Captain Leafs?

    . When Brian Burke said no one on the roster deserved to be Captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs he damned them to mediocrity. How can the leaders of the team lead with this having been said? His ploy worked and the leaders did not lead...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about over 4 years ago 144 reads 1 comments

  2. Columbus and Vancouver Trade Proposal.

    Recent media  reports have Mike Commodore not fitting in with Columbus. Interesting. He might add a dimension the Canucks, for example lack...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about over 4 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  3. Pro Football In Oregon!

    The B.C.Lions of the Canadian Football League have begun to search for a place to play while their downtown stadium undergoes the addition of a retractable roof...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  4. Will Canucks Fight For Sedins?

    In a recent article I sought to demonstrate what a Canucks team with the Sedins moved behind Lecavilier and Heatley would need to look like. It wasn't pretty, the defence would need toaccept a questionable pair into the top six...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about 5 years ago 283 reads 0 comments

  5. Vancouver Canucks: Time for Change and a Philiosophic Shift

    At this minute Roberto Luongo and both Sedins are playing it close to the vest. No word from either camp that the player will re-sign here...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about 5 years ago 309 reads 4 comments

  6. An Imaginary Canuck's Roster

    Dany Heatley has demanded a trade to Vancouver! Hurray! In the excitement, Mike Gillis trades Kesler and Raymond to Ottawa. He quickly re-signs the Sedins who announce they like Burrows...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about 5 years ago 188 reads 3 comments

  7. Jacques Martin: The New Coach of the Montreal Canadiens?

    Jacques Martin is the new coach of the Canadiens? What does it mean? It means boring, defence-focused hockey, of course. That is sort of expected from a GM who was also one of the best defensive forwards ever...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about 5 years ago 80 reads 2 comments

  8. Electrifying Tampa Bay Lightning Trade!

    Just supposing the Vancouver Canucks win the cup, what does that mean to the Tampa Bay Lightning? It may represent a golden opportunity to nab the best goaltender in the game today. Consider this, Luongo makes his home in Florida, his wife's home state...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about 5 years ago 123 reads 10 comments

  9. Samuel Pahlsson Key for Chicago Blackhawks

    The upcoming Chicago, Vancouver match-up will feature the play-off return of Sedin nemisis Samuel Pahlsson. While with the Ducks Pahlsson became the twin's shadow, benefitting from time spent training together in Sweden...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  10. Questions For Gillis.

    After only a tenth of the season the Canucks are already a changed team. Gone are depth players McIver and Pettinger. Injured are Demitra and Rypien. Goalless are Pyatt and Salo. The team is at ...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about over 5 years ago 101 reads 1 comments

  11. Mats Sundin to the Vancouver Canucks?

    Mats Sundin has begun taking the first steps back to the NHL. Where the former Leaf captain plays is as yet unannounced. Philadelphia and Anaheim won't need him anymore if he returns in a month...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about over 5 years ago 285 reads 2 comments

  12. Robert Luongo's Problems Lurking Under the Surface

    It is known that Roberto Luongo will overwork himself. He likes to play every game, every practice, and stop every shot. Left unchecked, this trait has left Luongo exhausted at the end of the season in both his years as a Canuck...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about over 5 years ago 527 reads 12 comments

  13. Vancouver Canucks Are Hot and Cold in Early Season

    The Vancouver Canucks continue to demonstrate contrasting efforts on successive nights. Even with victories over the vaunted Red Wings and an improved Flames team, there are troubling indicators...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about over 5 years ago 171 reads 3 comments

  14. Too early to tell for Canucks

    The Vancouver Canuck's preseason is underway and after twice defeating Oiler based teams optimism blooms. The Canuck's youth (who will be served, according to Gillis.) looked good in both games...

    Junior  Nelson Written by Junior Nelson about almost 6 years ago 108 reads 1 comments