November 30 2014 10:51AM
Having kicked off their season long seven-game road trip on Friday with a dominating performance over the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Canucks look to extend their dominance over used-to-be-Western-but-now-in-the-East teams with a trip to the Joe Louis Arena on Sunday morning. Can the Canucks continue their road excellence against a team they so boastfully tried, but failed, to mimic for so many years?
Let's see how they stack up against the current #DetroitModel on the other side of the jump.
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November 30 2014 09:30AM
Courtesy of The Royal Half, here's a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific division from some of the
best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams, including the Oilers, Canucks and Flames.
November 30 2014 07:30AM
It's Sunday, it's colder than something that is, like, INCREDIBLY cold outside, and you can't watch football ALL day, so why not hunker down in your favorite footy pyjamas and take a gander at this week's First Star, Worst Star!
November 29 2014 01:13PM
American Thanksgiving, to me, usually means that Christmas is coming soon and I should probably begin to get ready for the holidays. If you, like me, feel sudden pressure to begin your holiday shopping, I've got your back. Read on past the jump for more info.
November 28 2014 10:16PM
When you look at the standings and see that the Vancouver Canucks are 1st overall pic.twitter.com/sc0Wk887LJ— The Commish (@NHL_Boss) November 29, 2014
These aren't your father's Vancouver Canucks. Not only did Vancouver fight for an early lead, but they managed to do something so many earlier versions of this roster could not: close out the game.
Whether it was the oft-mentioned fragility of last year's team or the laid back nature of prior, more successful iterations, this was an area the Canucks have long struggled in.
Not tonight, though. The Canucks weathered the first, put themselves ahead in the second, and put the exclamation mark on this victory in the third. Bad habits of Canucks teams past were exorcised with a 5-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. And you know what? They made it look easy.
Other side of the jump and such.