The Vancouver Canucks may be right to give thanks after their 4-3 shootout win over the Dallas Stars last night. They withstood an own goal and some untimely, sloppy defensive play but got the two points anyway, thanks to Kyle Wellwood’s and Ryan Kesler’s beauties in the shootout. In their first game without Daniel Sedin, the Canucks played a much simpler game. They got the puck and moved it up quickly. They threw the puck on net and crashed Turco’s crease. They kept thing simple on the powerplay as well – they moved the puck around and got shots from...Click here to read more.
I answered some questions from Richard Durrett from ESPN Dallas and in advance of tonight’s game between our Vancouver Canucks and the Dallas Stars. Q: Which players should Stars fans keep an eye on during Sunday’s game? Maybe there’s a player or two that doesn’t get a lot of press, but could have a solid season? A: Mason Raymond is off to a good start. He’s a speedy winger who, over the summer, has also gained weight and some confidence to get to the net. Another player is Steve Bernier. With Daniel out, Bear will get a chance to play...Click here to read more.