Posts tagged ‘hockey’

Jag Älskar Dig, Markus

I didn’t hear until late last night (ferry trip plus Mark Knopfler concert kept me away from sports news), but yesterday longtime Canuck Markus Naslund signed…

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Canucks Prospect Luc Bourdon Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Via John on Twitter, I just heard an unconfirmed report that Vancouver Canucks prospect Luc Bourdon had been killed in a motorcycle accident. There are no…

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Hockey Reference’s Great Sponsorship Model

Hockey-Reference.com does what it says on the box. I don’t think I’d visited the site until James Mirtle wrote about it the other day (I usually…

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You Know You’re in California When…

The meal portions are enormous. Of course, as all Canadians know, this happens when you enter the other 49 states as well. You’re less than 150…

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Fabian Brunnström: The Newest Sedin Triplet?

Who is Fabian Brunnström? With a name like that, I wondered if maybe he won the latest edition of Swedish Idol. In fact, he’s an undrafted…

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In Praise of a City’s Favourite Son

I can map my serious interest in the Canucks to Trevor Linden’s career. Growing up, I always kind of followed the team, but I didn’t get…

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Canucks Pay Per View Bars and Restaurants in Google Maps

Two and half years ago, I described a local search problem: Yesterday, while considering going to a local public house to watch some of the Canucks…

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Oh Dear, Oh Dear…

The Leafs goalie Vesa Toskala just let in what is possibly the longest shot in league history. In his defense, the thing was bouncing all over…

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