Canucks Frustrated at Ducks’ Running of Luongo

If you’ve seen any of the Canucks vs. Ducks series so far, you know that goalie Roberto Luongo of the Vancouver Canucks has taken his fair share of impact from the Ducks team. The Canucks are noticing, too, and they’re starting to speak out about it. Canucks GM Dave Nonis is even taking the issueContinue reading “Canucks Frustrated at Ducks’ Running of Luongo”

Western Conference Predictions for Round Two

Series C #1 Detroit vs. #5 San Jose My Pick: Going with the Red Wings here. It’ll be a tough, physical series, but in the end I think the Wings have what it takes to shut down the Sharks. The Sharks have a slight size edge, but the Wings are a touch more organized andContinue reading “Western Conference Predictions for Round Two”

Canucks Advance to Second Round

Well, call this a biased entry but the Vancouver Canucks have advanced to the second round of the playoffs with their 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars. After finally pulling it together for the second and third periods tonight, Vancouver was able to launch an offensive attack and score two empty net goals on theContinue reading “Canucks Advance to Second Round”

Canucks and Stars: Even Stevens?

Could the Canucks and Stars be the most evenly matched team in the playoffs? They headed into their third overtime in five games last night, with the score deadlocked at 0-0. The first game was an unlikely 5-4 shootout, ending with the Canucks pulling off the win in OT. The second game saw the StarsContinue reading “Canucks and Stars: Even Stevens?”

Luongo Makes 72 Saves as Canucks Nab Win in 4th OT

Well, it was quite an introduction for Roberto Luongo in his first playoff game. He certainly proved he wanted the win, stopping 72 of 76 Dallas shots and breaking Kirk McLean’s old playoff record of 52 playoff saves in a game (from 1994). Henrik Sedin ended the madness at 78:08 of extra time, getting theContinue reading “Luongo Makes 72 Saves as Canucks Nab Win in 4th OT”