Indeed, it is time to cue up the Bon Jovi; the Canucks are half way there. But forget about “Livin’ On a Prayer”, for this team it’s clearly “Livin’ On a Kesler”.

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On a night where Ryan Kesler continued his remarkable play (has there ever been a Canuck playoff performer post a three game run of this dominance?), the Sedins were again noticeable for all the wrong reasons

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At the outset of this series, we warned that it would be like watching the 2007 seven game paint drying championship versus the Dallas Stars.  And while this series might be marginally more entertaining, on paper, it is shaping up in almost identical fashion. After four games in that snoozefest, the Canucks also led three [...]

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I don’t know why teams think they can get away with sacrificing goaltending.  It started in 2004 after Tampa Bay won the Cup and subsequently dealt Khabibulin, only to plummet to the bottom of the standings.

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This photo was taken after Ryan Suter’s game-tying goal in game two. At first glance, it’s fairly innocuous — just two guys, celebrating a goal, no big deal, right? Wrong. THERE IS A SEVERED GHOST ARM IN THIS PHOTO.

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You’ll hear a lot about Ryan Kesler today, namely because he may have played his finest game as a Canuck last night in Nashville. He was remarkable, scoring twice and setting up another by shoveling a puck to Chris Higgins after kickpunching Pekka Rinne out of the net. He deserves praise. But, if you’re in a praising mood, make sure to set some aside for Maxim Lapierre, who gave Kesler and the Canucks something they haven’t had since Manny Malhotra’s March 16 eye injury: an enabler.

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Entering last night’s pivotal game 3 match-up with the Predators, the Canucks had a grand total of zero goals from their top two centres in a combined 18 playoff games.  And despite this, the Canucks found themselves in decent enough shape.

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After their seemingly miraculous Tuesday night victory, the lads face-off tonight against Nashville Predators (note the early start time of 6 pm).

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In a season of unprecedented achievements, the Canucks added a couple more notches to their collective bedpost tonight.  With their franchise record 9th consecutive road victory, they also clinched their first ever Western Conference regular season championship. So with five games remaining in the season, we are left to contemplate just who the Canucks might [...]

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