The day after the world ended…for some

Breaking News: Roberto Luongo is human.

The day after the Canucks were eliminated from the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs by the Chicago Blackhawks, the knives of Canucks fans have come out and most of them are looking to slash the throat of their goaltender, who apparently isn’t allowed to be human. It’s all his fault and it’s inexcusable that in the biggest game of the year he fell short of spectacular. Never mind a goal off a skate and some sick skills displayed by Patrick Kane. Never mind the defense who collapsed in front of him, or the player who took the bad penalty, or that turnover. Oh, and we’ll just forget how he held the Canucks in the game in the first half of the first period.

Nope, it’s all Roberto Luongos’ fault! Where is that tombstone? Cory Schneider, you’re up! [Read more…]

Round Two schedule posted.

The schedule for round two has been finalized. The Canucks first two games at home will begin at 6:00pm, forcing many to have to race to the game or to home to watch the puck drop. Ahh, don’t you love catering to the East?

Thursday, April 30 at Vancouver, 6:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS
Saturday, May 2 at Vancouver, 6:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS
Tuesday, May 5 at Chicago, 5:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS
Thursday, May 7 at Chicago, 5:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS
*Saturday, May 9 at Vancouver, 7:30 p.m CBC, VERSUS
*Monday, May 11 at Chicago, 6:00 p.m. CBC, VERSUS (JIP)
*Thursday, May 14 at Vancouver, TBD CBC, VERSUS

Recipe For A Successful Playoff Run

Roberto Luongo was outstanding in Game 2

As the Vancouver Canucks head into St Louis this weekend for games 3 and 4, many sports writers, bloggers, analysts and fans alike are seeing a recipe for a successful playoff run.  What have the Vancouver Canucks done to make them the best team in the second half of the season? What has made them so good they now have a 2-0 series lead against the Blues? [Read more…]