King’s Ransom: The Great Wayne Gretzky Trade

Over two decades after the great trade, Peter Berg of ESPN Films presents Kings Ransom that dissects the trade and shows you footage of the trade that you probably never seen before including the day of the trade, his wedding day, and a candid conversation with Berg about what could have been if he remained an Oiler. The clip below is a 5 minute excerpt from the 1 hour documentary that was on ESPN and TSN.

2009 World Ball Hockey Championships Web Broadcasts

The World Ball Hockey Championships are in the Czech Republic this year and thanks to live streaming videos, we have the opportunity to watch local stars from Metro Vancouver and across Canada suit up for Team India for this years international championships.

The Championships will take place from June 13 – 20, 2009 with video highlights from the following games available through the World Championship and CBHA website’s:

Sunday June 14 – INDIA vs SLOVAKIA

Monday June 15 – INDIA vs CZECH REPUBLIC

Tuesday June 16 – INDIA vs SWISS

Please note that all Men’s QF, SF & Final games will be live streamed on the web.
Women’s Bronze & Gold Medal games will be shown as well as Closing Ceremonies.

What will it take Mats Sundin?

The Province newspaper in Vancouver is running an article to help lure Mats Sundin to Vancouver. One notable entry was from Aman Brah which states:

Aman Brah of Keller Willams Results Realty is putting up a pretty nice package: He’ll help Mats find a place to live in Vancouver and donate his commission to the charity of Sundin’s choice.

If that’s not generous enough, he’s also offering free meals at Nando’s Coquitlam for as long as he’s a Canuck — and forever if he brings the Cup to town.

Canucks New Uniforms

Could this be the Canucks new uniform for next season?
Canucks New Uniform

A lot of Canuck blogs out there have this image on their websites. I wonder if its someone’s concept or whether the Canuck front office is actually working on this.

Update: Dave Nonis has announced that they are sticking with the “constipated whale” for next season. Sounds like a chance to sell extra jerseys and then switch to these ones.