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Archive of posts tagged "hockey"

Abbotsford Heat 2012 Playoff Run

May 2nd, 2012 @ 2:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Craving more local playoff hockey? The AHL Abbotsford Heat are in the middle of the second round of Calder Cup playoffs and they’re currently on an 11-game winning streak. 2011 Abbotsford Heat. Photo credit: 5of7 on Flickr The Heat, whose NHL affiliate is the Calgary Flames, are currently facing off against the Toronto Marlies, affiliate […]

Vancouver Canucks Playoff Schedule: Round 1 vs LA Kings

April 8th, 2012 @ 11:07am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canucks are President’s Trophy winners for the second year in a row, finishing at the top of the entire league thanks to the shutout victory last night. Roberto Luongo had his 5th shutout this season, his 60th of his career. Shortly after our game against Edmonton ended last night, the LA Kings lost […]

Seattle NHL and NBA Arena Announcement

February 16th, 2012 @ 2:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today, the City of Seattle and King County announced a proposal to build an arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle and possibly welcome the NHL. Photo credit: tlianza on Flickr There has been an “Arena Review Panel” formed to review the full proposal. During today’s press conference it was said that “Private […]

Joey Kenward Heart of a Canuck

October 9th, 2011 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I first met Joey Kenward at the Pacific Coliseum four years ago when he was the voice of the Vancouver Giants. John set up the radio broadcast and Joey did production, the play-by-play, ran down to the locker rooms to do interviews between periods, then ran back up to the press box to call the […]

Five Hole For Food National Tour Concludes

July 7th, 2011 @ 9:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the last few weeks Five Hole For Food, a street hockey tournament that raises money for local food banks, has been touring across Canada. Spearheaded by Richard Loat, and in its second year, they’ve stuck to a rigorous game schedule and have already visited St John’s, Halifax, Charlottetown, Saint John, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, […]

Worldwide, We Are All Canucks

June 15th, 2011 @ 9:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canucks fans are everywhere; on the streets, in the airports, and on every continent. When we used to do The Crazy Canucks podcast, we had listeners in New Zealand, China, the United States and the UK. Whether it’s expatriates now living abroad or international fans of the game in general, hockey crosses oceans or borders. […]

Lord Stanley and Vancouver

June 14th, 2011 @ 11:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the Vancouver Park Board said on Twitter that June 15th (the date of the Canucks game 7 match-up with the Boston Bruins) is also the 170th 103rd birthday anniversary of the death of Lord Stanley1. While we know Stanley for the park that was named in his honor, and his coveted cup, I […]

Canucks Fan Time Lapse Videos

June 13th, 2011 @ 1:46pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love featuring creative videos of Vancouver, from time lapses to tributes that tug at our heart strings. There’s no shortage of content being uploading during the Stanley Cup Playoffs and fan enthusiasm is at an all-time high. Even the Johnny Canuck video has been published on the Huffington Post. In case you were unable […]