1. NHL Awards Show 2011: Tim Thomas Gets the Vezina and 10 Other Predictions

    The NHL 's elite will descend onto Las Vegas Wednesday night to celebrate the 2010-2011 NHL season, hand out the league's highest individual honors and watch Jay Mohr implode on national television...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 3,075 reads 2 comments

  2. Stanley Cup Finals: Vancouver Canucks Injuries Caught Up to Them

    Before delving into the tangled guts of the now very deceased Vancouver Canucks , it should be stated clearly and succinctly that the better team won. Congratulations to that team, the Boston Bruins ...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 1,575 reads 33 comments

  3. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Vancouver Grinds to a Halt as Canucks Grind to a Game 7

    If you've never been to Vancouver before and you'd like to at some point in the future, you better pray the Canucks lose to the Boston Bruins tonight. Because if they win, the city will literally disappear in a cloud of thermonuclear energy...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 194 reads 8 comments

  4. Brad Richards and the Top 8 Players of the NHL Offseason

    The Stanley Cup Finals end tonight in Vancouver, in a dramatic end-of-the-world Game 7 scenario, so there's no better time to look past it toward the offseason...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 1,009 reads 2 comments

  5. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: Vancouver Canucks, True Blue Redemption?

    As injuries have piled up for the Vancouver Canucks and their depth has whittled itself down to its single reducible core, what remains is the group that has been here the longest, ...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 473 reads 1 comments

  6. The Great Bruins Robbery: Vancouver Canucks on Verge of Stealing the Stanley Cup

    “The Vancouver Canucks are trying to cheat their way to a Stanley Cup victory,” went the prevailing narrative prior to Game 5. “But now they seem intent on simply stealing it,” can be the new one...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 813 reads 83 comments

  7. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: The Double Standard Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks

    A player feels a stick on his body and drops like a ton of bricks, drawing a penalty—the crowd goes wild...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 2,092 reads 70 comments

  8. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Vancouver Canucks Ed.

    In a game deserving of its very own Jerry Bruckheimer development project, the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins turned the Stanley Cup Finals on its head...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 450 reads 4 comments

  9. Stanley Cup Finals 2011: 5 Things Vancouver Canucks Need to Win Game 3 vs Bruins

    With the Stanley Cup Finals shifting to Boston with the Vancouver Canucks holding a 2-0 stranglehold on the series, most of the attention is being focused on what the Boston Bruins ...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 445 reads 0 comments

  10. Stanley Cup Finals: Are Canucks Worried About Lack of Offense vs. Bruins?

    With the outstanding play of Tim Thomas in Game 1 and a final score of 1-0, the question of whether the Canucks are worried about their lack of offense on Wednesday night is a legitimate one...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 231 reads 0 comments

  11. 2011 Stanley Cup Finals: Shaping the Canucks-Bruins Series, 5 Things from Game 1

    Seventeen and twenty-one year waits melted to zero last night as the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins kicked off one of the more intriguing Stanley Cup Finals in recent memory...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 316 reads 6 comments

  12. Vancouver Canucks Have Power to Sweep Stanley Cup Finals

    They did it run and gun against Chicago , they did it tight and close against Nashville , and they did it big and physical against San Jose ...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 604 reads 10 comments

  13. Breaking: Vancouver Canucks' Manny Malhotra Cleared for Full Contact

    There are reports that Vancouver Canucks ' center Manny Malhotra , one of the league's premier faceoff and penalty kill specialists, has been cleared for full contract ...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 319 reads 0 comments

  14. 2011 Stanley Cup Finals: Vancouver Canucks Already Have Their Opponent

    For 40 seasons the Vancouver Canucks have wallowed in mediocrity. Of those 40 seasons, there have been clear and sometimes surprising outliers, bursts of light and promise in ...

    Alan  O'Sullivan Written by Alan O'Sullivan about over 3 years ago 425 reads 2 comments