Morning Buzz: It's boring, but it's part of my life

"You have your ubulus muscle...that connects to the upper dorsinus...it's boring, but it's part of my life."

Whether you're feeling the effects of a big win and the celebration that followed, or you're just crushing as much caffeine as you can to make it through the day, everyone needs a good buzz in the morning. Here are your links, images, bad Photoshops, out-of-context quotes and wild generalities from one of the most vocal and misunderstood fanbases in the league (plus a link or two from the grumpy old men who get paid to cover the team).

If you have something you'd like to include in the Buzz, please email me.

Morningbuzz_header_medium

Vancouver Canucks News & Notes

On the night that Anchorman 2 was announced, the Canucks completed the 6-0 season sweep of the Avalanche. Cory Schneider is 12-1 in his last 13 starts, following up Roberto Luongo's shutout on Monday with one of his own.

Ed Willes writes a positive articles about the team, possibly because Coach V threatened to beat the shit out of him if he didn't. | The Province

Henrik Sedin had another hooking penalty last night, a few hours after Daniel Wagner showed us how deserving Hank is of the nickname Captain Hook. | PITB

The Canucks week in tweets. Always entertaining (and slightly sad). | CanucksArmy

The Canucks have been playing a lot of boring games lately. Does this represent a shift in philosophy of the Mike Gillis/Alain Vigneault hive mind? | HTTN

Brian Beitz takes an extended look at whether or not the Canucks are avoiding blocking shots. | Smug Nation

What's Keith Ballard been up to the past couple months? The answers may surprise you! | LoB

Yesterday Zandberg posted the official Canucks anti-riot video. Here are the outtakes (Bieksa's "together" at 1:04 is the best):

Not sure who's behind this, but Mason Raymond now has his own version of HartnellDown. All donations to MayRayDown go to Canucks Place Hospice (apparently...again, not sure how legit this is).

NHL News & Notes

Kris Letang is hurt again, but it doesn't sound serious. | NHL

The Toronto Maple Leafs are "embarrassed" about how their season is ending. The one who's face should be the most red is Brian Burke, who has no excuses left. He built that entire time and it's chock-full of awful, bloated contracts. I can't think of a reasonable argument to let him keep his job. | CBC

In that vein, Down Goes Brown and Bloge Salming team up again for "Because of the Cap", a Leafs-themed spoof on the NHL's "Because it's the Cup" ads. | Backhand Shelf

The Blue Jackets exploited the Red Wings' ineptitude on the road last night, which could eventually be their downfall in the playoffs. | PHT

What's Teemu Selanne's frame of mind as the season winds down? Is this it or will he go for another lap? | PD

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Nucks Misconduct

You must be a member of Nucks Misconduct to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Nucks Misconduct. You should read them.

Join Nucks Misconduct

You must be a member of Nucks Misconduct to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Nucks Misconduct. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker