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CCC – Clay’s Canucks Commentary for March 4, 2012: Zack Attack & Cody’s Return (Sabres vs. Canucks)

Just 5 days after being traded to the Buffalo Sabres, Cody Hodgson returned to Rogers Arena to face his former team. Buoyed by a quick start, the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5 – 3.

Zack Kassian, the player that Hodgson was traded for, had a monster game tallying a goal, an assist, and 7 hits in just under 11 minutes of ice-time. Also, David Booth (my favourite player) had a strong game, scoring 2 of the team’s 3 goals.

As you will see from the interviews, fans in Vancouver are split on the trade. One thing’s for certain: fans will be keeping their eye on both of these players and on future match-ups between these 2 teams.

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CCC – Clay’s Canucks Commentary for January 22, 2012: Proposed New Canucks Superskills Events

I took my family to the annual Vancouver Canucks Superskills event at Rogers Arena and was generally entertained by all of the events: puck control relay, fastest skater, shooting accuracy, hardest shot, and breakaway challenge (footage included in video).

As I was watching however, I started to think of ways the Canucks could keep this event fresh and it dawned on me that they could add a bunch of new events.

Imagine contests for Hardest Hipcheck, Shot Blocking, Spitting, and Best Hairdo…the possibilities are endless.

See what a few of my friends and family members proposed…along with their predictions as to who might win.

Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments!

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