Evening Headshots September 8th

Thomas Drance
September 08 2011 05:38PM

A make-shift Demitra memorial has sprouted up outside Rogers Center.
Photo courtesy @riazmeghji

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Over at the Score they've got some touching footage of Canucks players reacting to the "summer of tragedy" and the death of former teammate Pavol Demitra. 

Jeff Tambellini had a three point debut (2 goals, 1 assist) for his new Swiss Club team Zurich in a 6-5 loss. He scored his teams 4th and 5th goals to complete a comeback from down 5-1 in a losing effort. Here's a google translate link to a gamer from a Zurich media outlet. Stick-tap Jon Haggqvist for the find.

Blast from the past: The Penguins signed former Canuck Richard Park to a two-way deal today.

Which team was the most efficient on special teams last season? Copperandblue crunched the numbers, and found (unsurprisingly) that it was the Canucks by a fair bit.

SAD GIF BREAK: Luongo and Demitra interact after Canada's semi-final win over Slovakia at the 2010 Olympics.

Yankee Canuck has a really good take summing up a dreadful hockey offseason over a Nucksmisconduct.

The Kurtenblog celebrates the fact that Rogers Sportsnet has decided to televise a couple of games from the Canucks hosted young-stars tournament this weekend, and next week. My roommate is going to be pissed as heck when I tell him we can't watch the week-one Sunday night football game because I want to count prospects tournament chances.

Finally, PassittoBulis profiles three potential "break-out players" for the Canucks this upcoming season.

Thomas Drance lives in Toronto, eats spicy food and writes about hockey. He is the editor in chief of the Nation Network (a.k.a Overlord), and an opinionated blowhard to boot. You can follow him on twitter @thomasdrance.
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