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About Vancouver Hockey Now

Vancouver Hockey Now is part of National Hockey Now, a national network of sites devoted exclusively to coverage of hockey. This site is dedicated to coverage of the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League.

The editor-in-chief of Vancouver Hockey Now is Rob Simpson.

Rob Simpson co-hosted Stellick and Simmer in the morning with Gord Stellick on Sirius-XM NHL Network radio for four years beginning in September, 2015. Simpson previously hosted NHL Live and the Cisco All-Access Pregame Show on the same network, a simulcast program produced at the NHL headquarters in New York, that also aired on NHL Network television. He previously worked as the rinkside reporter for Boston Bruins games on NESN for three seasons beginning in 2005, followed by the Madison Square Garden Network as a host, web columnist, and live rink reporter in 2010. He created and hosted the program Maple Leaf America on Leafs TV in Toronto for four seasons beginning in 2001.

Simpson has authored three books about the National Hockey League. Between The Lines – Not So Tall Tales From Ray ‘Scampy’ Scapinello’s Four Decades in the NHL in 2006, Black and Gold: Four Decades of the Boston Bruins in Photographs’ in 2008 and 2010, and The Winged Wheel: A Half-Century of The Detroit Red Wings in Photographs in 2012. All were published by John Wiley and Sons. His fourth book, No Heavy Lifting – Globetrotting Adventures of a Sports Media Guy, was published by ECW Press in 2018.

Follow Rob Simpson on Twitter: @simmerpuck

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