As it stands, the Vancouver Canucks are a team with four very good defensemen, but also a team without a top-level blueliner. For the first time in years, the team is virtually set up front. With a Hart and Art Ross trophy winner in Henrik Sedin leading the way, he has a strong supporting cast in Daniel Sedin and Ryan Kesler, both of whom are among the top forwards in the NHL. Behind them is swashbuckling scoring pest Alex Burrows, who led the team in goals last season, and 25-goal men Mikael Samuelsson and Mason Raymond. And with Cody Hodgson...Click here to read more.
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Photo credit: canucks.nhl.com The Canucks, left looking for their swagger after Game 3, seem to now have found it in spades. I don’t know what happened or what was said in their locker room during the second intermission of Game 4. Whatever it was, the players have responded positively and are playing great hockey. They’ve scored 11 goals – 8 ESG, 2 PPG and 1 empty-netter – in the last four periods. Even their penalty-kill has been a bit better. They’ve allowed just 1 PPGA in the last 7 Kings powerplays, and even killed a brief 5-on-3 against them last...Click here to read more.
Yeah, losing to the Oilers makes Alix grouchy. Luongo was quite weak in the first and I swear the Canucks missed the net more often than they hit it. Deslauriers was very good. He robbed poor little Welly several times. I had planned to do a whole wonderfully long recap of this game but yeah the Canucks made me annoyed and uninspired. So, here is a picture of Ehrhoff as a wee little guy to hopefully cheer you (and me) up. I mean gosh look at his little sweater and bow tie combo! Just precious.Click here to read more.