Jun 12, 2011, 12:09 PM EST
There’s been a host of “no name” teams in sports history, but if the Canucks win the Stanley Cup they’ll be doing it in the finals with a bunch of guys that don’t exactly stand out as superstars.
Jun 12, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Even though home-ice advantage has been important, the team that scores first has been the most telling statistic throughout the entire playoffs.
Jun 11, 2011, 8:16 PM EST
Claude Julien says the Bruins are not using Roberto Luongo’s Game 5 post-game comments as motivation for Game 6 in Boston; but it’s clear the remarks have rubbed members of the Bruins organization the wrong way.
Jun 11, 2011, 11:36 AM EST
Is the Conn Smythe Trophy already in the bag for Boston’s Tim Thomas win or lose? It’s sure starting to look that way, but he might need the series to go seven games to make it work.
Jun 11, 2011, 1:48 AM EST
Check out more highlights from Game 5 from NBC’s star cams as well as from behind the goalies in net cam.
Jun 11, 2011, 1:03 AM EST
Roberto Luongo played great in Game 5 earning a shutout. He also said he would’ve stopped the lone goal that beat Tim Thomas to give Vancouver the win.
Jun 10, 2011, 11:04 PM EST
The Cancuks are one win away from the Stanley Cup as Maxim Lapierre’s third period goal and Roberto Luongo’s fourth shutout of the playoffs give the Canucks a 1-0 win in Game 5.
Jun 10, 2011, 10:11 PM EST
After two periods of Game 5 we’re still scoreless even though Vancouver got their power play opportunities again.
Jun 10, 2011, 9:11 PM EST
After a scoreless first period, the Canucks are bringing the body while the Bruins bring the shots and missed power play opportunities.
Jun 10, 2011, 1:01 PM EST
While many wonder where Roberto Luongo’s mind is at, the other question is: can the Canucks get Tim Thomas out of their heads?
Jun 9, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
There’s a lot to pick through after Game 4 and a lot of it has to do with Brad Marchand and the great job he’s done in this series and with things getting ugly for Roberto Luongo as well.
Jun 9, 2011, 12:20 AM EST
Game 4 wouldn’t go quietly in the end as Brad Marchand ignited mayhem with a clothesline/hip check combo.
Jun 8, 2011, 11:05 PM EST
Tim Thomas’ 37-save shutout of Vancouver helps make a feisty end to the game a triumphant one for Boston as they tie up the series 2-2.
Jun 8, 2011, 10:01 PM EST
The Bruins take advantage of some sloppy play from Vancouver’s defense and a leaky Roberto Luongo to take a 3-0 lead after two periods.
Jun 8, 2011, 9:01 PM EST
Rich Peverley’s breakaway goal in the first gives Boston a 1-0 lead after one period in Game 4.
Jun 8, 2011, 5:03 PM EST
Wondering about what might shake loose in tonight’s Game 4 in Boston? We’ve got a hit list of five things to keep an eye out for.
Jun 8, 2011, 2:20 PM EST
While Tim Thomas’ aggression towards Canucks skaters around his net is ramping up, the Canucks are hoping to get things edged their way.
Jun 8, 2011, 1:40 PM EST
Much like Tim Thomas did as Game 3 approached, Roberto Luongo won’t let some bumps in the road change his style. He shouldn’t either; isn’t that what got him this far in the first place?
Jun 7, 2011, 3:29 PM EST
What hurt the Canucks in Game 3? Doing a lot of the things the Bruins did wrong in Games 1 and 2 with turnovers and special teams failure.
Jun 7, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
We learned a rather healthy amount about the Boston Bruins after tonight’s 8-1 beatdown in Boston as they pounded Vancouver to turn these Stanley Cup finals into a series.
Jun 6, 2011, 11:03 PM EST
The Bruins needed to take a stand for a lot of reasons in Game 3 and they did so by stomping out the Canucks 8-1 to get the Stanley Cup finals to 2-1 in the series.
Jun 6, 2011, 10:02 PM EST
The Bruins needed a big response in the second period and got it immediately as Andrew Ference’s goal 11 seconds into the second set the tone for a
Jun 6, 2011, 9:09 PM EST
Aaron Rome’s late and dirty hit on Nathan Horton will dominate discussion after the first period and beyond after a scoreless first period in Game 3.
Jun 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
The edge has been just two goals in two games, but so far Roberto Luongo has been just a bit better than Tim Thomas in the 2011 Stanley Cup finals. This post looks at why Luongo’s on top through two.
Jun 5, 2011, 11:00 PM EST
With the first two games of the 2011 Stanley Cup finals in the books, which Canucks and Bruins players have the best chance to win the Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP?
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- Roberto Luongo records the shutout in first game back with Panthers 27
- Steve Moore remains shocked, disgusted about Todd Bertuzzi attack 63
- Canucks’ Kassian gets three games for boarding Dillon 27
- TGIF: Why Lightning fans can be upset with St. Louis 32
- Goalie nods: Luongo’s first game back with Panthers, Neuvirth makes Sabres debut 14
- Report: Kuznetsov terminated KHL deal, headed to Washington 21
- Canucks’ Bieksa: ‘If this isn’t rock bottom, I don’t know what is’ 34
- Luongo has Twitter fun at Canucks’ expense 36
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