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Canucks Review and Preview: March 28 to April 3, 2011

Canucks Review and Preview: March 28 to April 3, 2011

[Every Sunday, Caylie King looks at the Canucks week that was and the Canucks week ahead. You can follow Caylie on Twitter (@cayking).] Canucks Record 76 GP, 50-17-9, 109 points (1st in Northwest Division, 1st in Western Conference) Who’s Hot Roberto Luongo is ranked 11th in games played in, yet he leads the league with 35 wins. He’s been playing some of his best hockey as of late, he himself says that he doesn’t know of a time where he has felt better. His positional play and “never give up” attitude has allowed him to shine. Allow me to put...

Out of Town Notebook: All-Star Game, Hall of Famers and Comeback Attempts

Out of Town Notebook: All-Star Game, Hall of Famers and Comeback Attempts

[Every weekend, Canucks Hockey Blog goes out of town as Tom Wakefield (@tomwakefield88) posts his thoughts on what’s happening around the NHL.] Photo credit: Puck Daddy It really is a crapshoot which has undergone more cosmetic change – Heidi Montag’s body or the NHL All-Star Game. Next Friday, the NHL will again try to create interest for this event by broadcasting a live player draft to determine each team’s roster. Interestingly, looking back through the years on Hockey-Reference.com, the average NHL All-Star Game has featured roughly 17 Hall of Famers*. By decade: 40s: 18 Hall of Famers per All-Star game...

It Ain’t Broke. Yet.

It Ain’t Broke. Yet.

Against the Florida Panthers on Monday, the Canucks won a game in which they were outworked. Against the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, they lost a game they dominated. C’est la vie, I guess. The fact is, the team is playing better as the new players get acclimated with each other – an observation not lost on the coach. For me, I thought it was our best game of the year. Except for the two 5-on-3s and two turnovers that led to goals [third period], we didn’t give them much. We created quite a few chances and couldn’t get the goal...

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