Canucks Owner Texts Reporter: "You Are A Prick"

The thing about the germinating disaster in Vancouver is that it shouldn't even be a big deal. The Canucks will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2008, and that's OK—it's the natural cycle of hockey that a team can't be good forever. The Canucks still have talent, they have money to spend, and if things will… » 4/09/14 1:43pm 4/09/14 1:43pm

There's No Meltdown Quite Like A Canucks Meltdown

I know it's hard to conceive of, but there will come a point when you actually feel sorry for Canucks fans. Yesterday's debacle, losing 7-4 to the Islanders after conceding seven goals in the third period, just hours after GM Mike Gillis wrote a letter to season-ticket holders stating the organization's commitment to… » 3/11/14 11:19am 3/11/14 11:19am

Canucks Finally Trade Roberto Luongo, Prepare To Blow Everything Up

The NHL trade deadline isn't until 3:00 EST tomorrow, and today has already been fantastic. From the nonexistent to the impactful to the hilarious to the Bryzgalov, each deal has been more fun than the last. Now Roberto Luongo is heading back to Florida, this time to hang out with his old buddy Tim Thomas, and I am… » 3/04/14 5:06pm 3/04/14 5:06pm

Keith Olbermann Twitter-Fought With Tom Sestito's 13-Year-Old Sister

For the singular achievement of racking up 27 penalty minutes in one second of ice time, Canucks forward Tom Sestito was named Keith Olbermann's worst person in the sports world. He called Sestito, among other things, a "boxing hobo on skates." One person who took issue with that was Sestito's 13-year-old sister… » 1/16/14 10:13am 1/16/14 10:13am

After A Career Of Eating Headshots, Gino Odjick Is Not Doing Well

Newspapers in Canada this week have been reporting that Gino Odjick — the former left-winger for the Canucks, Islanders, Flyers and Canadiens — spent the past several days in the psychiatric unit of a hospital in Quebec. He's apparently well enough to retweet well-wishers' regards ("Sending love to The Chief") but… » 12/04/13 11:25pm 12/04/13 11:25pm

Joe Thornton Scores Freak Goal On The Luckiest Puck Bounce In History

A little over a minute into last night's Canucks-Sharks game, the puck bounced off the boards on a Joe Thornton dump, rolled up the net, and knocked off Roberto Luongo's shoulder for a goal. It was an ugly moment for Luongo, who could have easily made the save with more strategic water bottle positioning. » 11/08/13 4:48pm 11/08/13 4:48pm