Posts Tagged ‘Canucks’

Chippiness, Stanley Cup favorites on the brink after a wild and woolly weekend

Monday, April 16th, 2012

by Kat

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It may have looked like it this opening round of the playoffs, but a sequel hasn’t been released yet.

The playoffs are ripe for upsets and unexpected turns in momentum, but few possibly could have predicted what transpired over the weekend as NHL games devolved into scenes taken straight out of Slapshot. A few weeks ago, Adrian of ShowTimeTickets.com reminisced about the bench-clearing brawls and rough stuff of the old days and lamented about a general lack of excitement in today’s NHL. What happened in the past few days was a probably – in this fan’s eyes – a statement of “be careful what you wish for”. (more…)

Canucks Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012 Preview: Possible Matchups

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

By Bryce Lokken

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The 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs are roughly scheduled to begin April 12th. Right now, it’s likely that the Vancouver Canucks will face either Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Jose or perhaps Colorado or Calgary. In the ultra-tight Western Conference, the standings will be a crazy game of musical chairs right up until the regular season concludes on April 7th. For Vancouver Canucks fans, the memory of last year’s run to Game 7 of the Finals is still fresh. As they await their eventual opponent – perhaps feeling reasonably assured of a lengthy playoff run – the first round may feel like a mere formality.

However, anything can happen in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Here are -  by possible opponent – reasons why you should get your tickets for the first round: (more…)

Great collection of hockey wallpaper for just about every team (and basketball, and football!)

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Via Google+, here’s Jason Weger (of apparel company Embroidered Things)’s great collection of pro sports wallpapers. He’s got every team – past and present – so there’s sure to be something to tickle your fancy.

Check out the wallpapers here, and be sure to visit our NHL hockey page for tickets, schedules, and more information on when your favorite team is playing.

Let us know your favorite wallpaper in the comments below!