Tag Archive for Vancouver Canucks

Goalie Dan Cloutier will try out with Red Wings – MLive.com

Veteran goaltender Dan Cloutier, out of hockey last season, will attend the Detroit Red Wings’ training camp (Sept. 13-15) on a tryout. Cloutier, 33, who contacted the club and asked for the tryout, hasn’t played since appearing in nine games with the Los Angeles Kings in 2007-08. He has been bothered by a series of…

Swift Current Broncos | It’s About Passion…

Broncos’ players Cody Eakin, Morgan Clark, Geordie Wudrick and Justin Dowling are all off to NHL Camps this week. Eakin will head to Arlington, Virginia to attend Washington Capitals camp after being selected in the third round of this past spring’s NHL draft. Geordie Wudrick is off to Los Angeles Kings camp for the second time…

From Mirtle: The Flyers goaltending: Not as bad as you think (and other netminding myths) [ME: Ah, but the Kings’ goaltending is worse than you think!]

There’s something about goaltending that, when it’s bad, it can hang on a franchise like an odour, weighing on fans and netminders alike. Pre-Luongo, for example, Vancouver was always pegged as a goalie graveyard (although some would argue a few of his predecessors were stiff upon arrival). In Ottawa, they seemingly haven’t had a lot…

Uh, Team Sweden Olympic Invites, or if you prefer: Lidas sköna besked: Sugen på OS – HockeyExpressen – Enda hockeysajten du behöver

Här är första namnen i OS-truppen: Niklas Kronwall, bDetroit Nicklas Lidström, bDetroit Henrik Zetterberg, fDetroit Jonathan Ericsson, bDetroit Tomas Holmström, fDetroit Daniel Larsson, mvGrand Rapids Alexander Steen, fSt. Louis Daniel Alfredsson, fOttawa Per-Johan Axelsson, fBoston Fabian Brunnström, fDallas Loui Eriksson, fDallas Nicklas Grossman, bDallas Tom Wandell, fDallas Alexander Edler, bVancouver Tobias Enström, bAtlanta Jhonas Enroth,…

Team Canada 2010

Team Canada Summer Training Camp Invitees: Goaltenders: Martin Brodeur (New Jersey Devils), Roberto Luongo (Vancouver Canucks), Marc-André Fleury (Pittsburgh Penguins), Steve Mason (Columbus Blue Jackets), Cam Ward (Carolina Hurricanes). Defense: Jay Bouwmeester (Calgary Flames), Dan Boyle (San Jose Sharks), Scott Niedermayer (Anaheim Ducks), Chris Pronger (Philadelphia Flyers), Robyn Regehr (Calgary Flames), Dion Phaneuf (Calgary Flames),…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: NHLers (Kings and ex-Kings) dominate Slovak camp – 08/03/2009

2010 Slovakia Olympic candidates Goaltenders (4): Peter Budaj (Colorado), Jaroslav Halak (Montreal), Jaroslav Janus (Erie Otters, OHL), Jan Lasak (HC Moeller Pardubice) Defensemen (11): Ivan Baranka (Spartak Moscow), Zdeno Chara (Boston), Milan Jurcina (Washington), Richard Lintner (Dynamo Minsk), Andrej Meszaros (Tampa Bay), Vladimir Mihalik (Tampa Bay), Jaroslav Obsut (Spartak Moscow), Andrej Sekera (Buffalo), Peter Smrek…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: USA Hockey names 34-man roster for Olympic camp – 06/30/2009

Goaltenders Tim Thomas, Boston Ryan Miller, Buffalo Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Defensemen Tom Gilbert, Edmonton Tim Gleason, Carolina Ron Hainsey, Atlanta Erik Johnson, St. Louis Jack Johnson, Los Angeles Mike Komisarek, Toronto Paul Martin, New Jersey Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Brian Rafalski, Detroit Rob Scuderi, Los Angeles Ryan Suter, Nashville Ryan Whitney, Anaheim Forwards David Backes,…

From The Puck Stops Here: Team Corsi Numbers

Puck Stops Here (blog) calculates team Corsi numbers, and the results are interesting. Here’s what he says; my thoughts follow the quote block: Corsi Numbers are the difference between shots directed at the goal (shots on goal, missed shots and blocked shots) for and against when a player is on the ice in five on…

From Tom Benjamin’s NHL Blog: Defending McDonough

Tom Benjamin blogs on/for/re the Canucks and weighs in on the Hawks fiasco: The good news going forward was that the excellent young team grew into an excellent team period. The bad news was that they did this despite the fact that Tallon did little to demonstrate competence. Indeed he made several mistakes – Savard,…