December 07 2014 09:39PM
Vancouver entered Ottawa looking to make up for last night's 5-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs with a fast start and a better offensive showing. Well, that part went according to plan, as they took a 3-0 lead less than half way into the game. Unfortunately, thanks to penalties and some sloppy play, the road weary Canucks coughed up that lead to an also-road-weary Senators team to lose 4-3 in overtime.
Read past the jump for a recap of what was probably the worst defensive showing of the season from Vancouver.
December 07 2014 03:09PM
Less than 24 hours after a disappointing loss to the hated Toronto Maple Leafs (stupid, stupid Cam Charron), Vancouver is back in action to take on the not-so-pesky-anymore Ottawa Senators. The Canucks are looking to get a win and ensure a better than 0.500 record on their extended Eastern road swing, while Ottawa is - perhaps foolishly - looking to stay out of the Connor McDavid sweepstakes. It's not exactly a marquee match up, but there are two points up for grabs and every point is going to matter by the time the season is over.
Read past the jump for a preview of tonight's game.
December 07 2014 07:30AM
Death, taxes, and the Oilers never winning a game. Some things in life are certain, just like I'm certain that it's time once again for another edition of First Star, Worst Star.
December 06 2014 08:37PM
Well, that was ugly. The Canucks were scored on early and often and in waves from the Leafs bottom-six forwards, and never recovered. It was a night to forget for Ryan Miller, who was pulled on the fourth goal of the night for the Leafs, that came on just the 14th shot he faced. Toronto would add another empty-netter to skate away with a 5-2 victory over the Canucks.
See how it all went down on the other side of the jump.
December 06 2014 03:04PM
Randy Carlyle caught game-planning for the Canucks
The Canucks look to build on their road success this afternoon against the middling Toronto Maple Leafs, in a matinee match-up underneath the bright Saturday light of Hockey Night in Canada. It will be the first of three straight games against Eastern Canadian teams on the road. If the Canucks can win tonight's contest, it will guarantee they leave this road trip having secured at least eight of a possible fourteen points.
That's what I'd call road success. Maybe I'm getting a little bit ahead of myself, though. There's still some game to be played here, right? Well, lets see how they stack up on the other end of the jump.