Posts from the ‘Canucks’ category

Thinking about the 2011-2012 Canucks

The Canucks’ failure to win the Stanley Cup yesterday feels very familiar to this long time Canucks fan. They’re a team that rarely fails to disappoint.…

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Lucky Breaks

In 1994, I remember watching the Canucks’ improbable run to the Stanley Cup Finals in the basement of my parents’ house. My recently-blended family was arrayed…

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Thanks for the jersey

Last night was an mix of emotions for this sports fan. First, there was the collapse of the Canadian World Junior team in Buffalo, New York.…

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Mike Gillis Has a Busy Canada Day

We interrupt talk of the World Cup and lingerie models to discuss the Canucks recent player movement. Today is the start of the free agency period,…

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Has This Occurred to Anybody Else?

Doesn’t Roberto Luongo look a bit like Count Chocula? Maybe it’s just the widow’s peak, but… I don’t think I’ve ever eaten Count Chocula. I looked…

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Why Are We Delighted to be on the Jumbotron?

This past Satuday I went to the Canucks game–my first game in a couple of years. North American sports arenas are, of course, obsessed with distracting…

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Henrik is Way Hotter

Somebody on Twitter mentioned that “the Canucks game just got way more interesting”, so I visited TEAM 1040’s website to listen to the end of the…

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12 Years, 64 Million Smackeroonies

The Canucks signed star goalie Roberto Luongo to a humongous 12-year, $64 million deal today. The many non-sports fans among my dear readers should keep reading,…

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