I Watched This Game: Canucks at Phoenix Coyotes, November 5, 2013

Another day, another difficult road trip. Didn’t the Canucks just do one of these? So far this season, they’re spending about as much time on the road as Jack Kerouac. Thankfully, they’re not nearly as whiny about it. (And at no point did they wish they were an ethnic minority so life would be a little more difficult, just for fun! Kerouac was a dummy.)

Anyway. The Canucks Southern road trip opened up in Arizona, the home of the Phoenix Coyotes, whose fans had yet to watch a game where their team lost in regulation this season. Tuesday night, they did not watch that game, and neither did I, because they and I watched this game.

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Watch ‘Soul’, the best Pavel Bure tribute we missed over the weekend [VIDEO]

Pavel Bure’s jersey retirement over the weekend garnered a couple of very neat tribute videos. There was the one the Canucks showed in the building just prior to raising Bure’s number up, plus there was a new instalment of Adam Mackay-Smith’s stellar “Johnny Canuck” series, a fitting offering to the Russian Rocket.

The moment has passed now somewhat, of course, but it turns out there’s another one that’s more than worth your time. This 90-second gem, simply showcasing some of Bure’s finest moments, is too fantastic too ignore.

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Stick in Link: Canucks downplay Northwest Division title; Gillis’s cold streak over?

It’s time for “Stick in Link”, the feature where we just plug in a bunch of stuff written by others! Featuring a smattering of links from around the Smylosphere and beyond every Tuesday and Thursday. Warning: our links are so hyper, they change colour when exposed to heat. (Have something for us to share in the next edition? E-mail us at passittobulis@gmail.com, tweet us @passittobulis, or just come over and write your link on a pad of paper, I guess.)

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