The feature race tomorrow at Hastings Park will be a handicap race sharing the same name of this fine blog site.  It’s a route race for fillies and mares, and there’s a good possibility of a rainy afternoon at the track.  Here’s a look at the field: STAKES. 1 1/16 Mile Dirt.Purse $50,000.Vancouver Sun Handicap. [...]

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With the 29th overall pick in the 2011 entry draft, the Canucks selected Danish winger Nicklas Jensen from the Oshawa Generals. Like many Canucks fans, we responded to the pick with complete bewilderment. Where’s Oshawa? Do they mean Ottawa? Is Jensen a soft or a hard J? Does Google have the answers I’m looking for? Of course it does. As a wise man once said, “If it’s not on Google, it doesn’t exist.”

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Canucks news comes fast and furious, and sometimes we find ourselves playing catchup. Thankfully, the Dreaded Two Goal Lead–often called “the worst lead in hockey”–is super easy to come back from. Everybody knows it’s a guaranteed death sentence for those that hold it. Well, much like an ice hockey team coming from two goals down, PITB will now effortlessly catch up.

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Third Man In is a feature that reminds the world that PITB actually has three writers and occasionally, that third writer comes flying into the fray with his gloves off, looking for a piece of the action. Usually on Friday. This week, Qris tackles Mike Gillis’s offseason plans, why 15 postseason wins is a good reason to to keep this team together, and which Sedin has the more impressive case.

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