Philip Wolf

Vancouver Canucks right wing Jake Virtanen (18) celebrates his goal with teammate Bo Horvat (53) during second period NHL hockey action against the Minnesota Wild in Vancouver, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Canucks Report: Vancouver finishes October atop Pacific Division

Rookie sensation Pettersson produces 10 points in 8 games

Vancouver Canucks right wing Jake Virtanen (18) celebrates his goal with teammate Bo Horvat (53) during second period NHL hockey action against the Minnesota Wild in Vancouver, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Jett Woo. (@canucks/Twitter)

Jett Woo highlights 5 Canucks choices on Day 2 of NHL entry draft

WHL star out of Moose Jaw tabbed in Round 2

Jett Woo. (@canucks/Twitter)
Vancouver Canucks’ Henrik Sedin (33) and Daniel Sedin (22) acknowledge the crowd as they cheer for them during a break against the Edmonton Oilers in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday, April 7, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Sedin twins wrap up stellar NHL careers

Edmonton beats Vancouver 3-2 in final game for Canucks legends

Vancouver Canucks’ Henrik Sedin (33) and Daniel Sedin (22) acknowledge the crowd as they cheer for them during a break against the Edmonton Oilers in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday, April 7, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Vancouver Canucks’ Nikolay Goldobin (77), Nic Dowd, from second left, Jussi Jokinen, Jussi Jokinen and Troy Stecher, right, celebrate a goal by Dowd in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Sunday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Canucks rally for solid 4-1 road win over Stars

Markstrom sharp in goal as Vancouver beats Dallas

Vancouver Canucks’ Nikolay Goldobin (77), Nic Dowd, from second left, Jussi Jokinen, Jussi Jokinen and Troy Stecher, right, celebrate a goal by Dowd in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Sunday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Showers, flurries and hail are all possible over the South Coast Thursday and Friday. (File photo)

Showers, flurries and hail all possible over South Coast on Thursday and Friday

Thunderstorms producing small hail could also be on the weather menu

Showers, flurries and hail are all possible over the South Coast Thursday and Friday. (File photo)
Vancouver Canucks Bo Horvat, left, and Michael Del Zotto celebrate a first-period goal during NHL action against the Nashville Predators Friday at Rogers Arena. (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Predators rally to beat Canucks 4-3 in OT

Jarnkrok nets winner for Nashville 43 seconds into extra time

  • Mar 2, 2018
Vancouver Canucks Bo Horvat, left, and Michael Del Zotto celebrate a first-period goal during NHL action against the Nashville Predators Friday at Rogers Arena. (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat (53) is stopped by New York Rangers’ goalie Henrik Lundqvist, right, of Sweden, while being checked by Vladislav Namestnikov (90), of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday February 28, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Rangers beat Canucks 6-5 in OT thriller

Boeser scores pair in losing cause for Vancouver

  • Feb 28, 2018
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat (53) is stopped by New York Rangers’ goalie Henrik Lundqvist, right, of Sweden, while being checked by Vladislav Namestnikov (90), of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday February 28, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Michael Grabner (centre) poses for a photo with Vancouver Canucks general manager Dave Nonis (left) and Steve Tambellini after the Canucks selected Grabner with the 14th overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, June 24, 2006. (CP PHOTO/Chuck Stoody)

Vancouver, Canucks to host 2019 NHL entry draft

Commissioner Bettman announces draft back in Canada for first time since 2009

  • Feb 28, 2018
Michael Grabner (centre) poses for a photo with Vancouver Canucks general manager Dave Nonis (left) and Steve Tambellini after the Canucks selected Grabner with the 14th overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, June 24, 2006. (CP PHOTO/Chuck Stoody)
A late-70s shot of the actual house I snuck out of to find my snow gal.

Philip Wolf column: Snow day makes us all feel like kids again

There are still a few things that can make this old buzzard feel like a kid again.

A late-70s shot of the actual house I snuck out of to find my snow gal.
Snowbirds Hon. Colonel Les Gould

Snowbirds soar over Nanaimo

Famed air demonstration squadron stages event for children's charity

Snowbirds Hon. Colonel Les Gould

Sure, you can build it – just not in my backyard

NIMBY: A person who objects to the siting of something perceived as unpleasant in their own neighbourhood.

Don't know where your keys are? Ask mom.

Superhero Moms always know where everything is

“They’re under the middle cushion of the couch downstairs, beside the comic you took from your sister.”

Don't know where your keys are? Ask mom.

From baby oil to SPF: sunbathing a different world today

As you read this, the plan was for me to be exposing as much of my pasty-white carcass to the sun as possible

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Oh, the profanity! Does swearing really bother you?

I can still recall a lecture I received from my Mum, who overheard me as a kid tell another young fellow to have relations with himself

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Sharing strange memories of holidays gone by

Philip Wolf: Who wants shredded cardboard for breakfast?

If someone says “summer vacation” what immediately springs to mind?

Sharing strange memories of holidays gone by

Stupidity of leaving dogs in hot cars should have big price

“Let me give you a piece of advice,” I said to my son, 19 and completely uninterested in the old-man pontification

Philip Wolf: Ali meant something to so many around the world

I got that chance during the past week, checking out an endless array of old stories and videos after Muhammad Ali died last Friday.

The things that inspire road rage

Road Rage: Bad driving habits can get everyone a little uptight

Tailgaters. Guys in the fast lane at 130 km/h, with a cigarette in one hand, a burger in the other, steering with their knees.

The things that inspire road rage
Is this the 'correct' first bite for this chocolate bar?

Philip Wolf: Thou shalt not use a fork to eat your french fries

OK, how many of you recoiled in horror at the mere sight of the photo accompanying this piece?

Is this the 'correct' first bite for this chocolate bar?
Posing with the Stanley Cup is a thrill for hockey fans of all ages.

Philip Wolf: Secretly seeking Lord Stanley’s prized hockey chalice

It is the sporting world’s most iconic trophy. It has inspired awe and reverence from Port Hardy to Prague.

Posing with the Stanley Cup is a thrill for hockey fans of all ages.
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