February 27 2015 08:00AM
After beating the Bruins in Boston, the Canucks blew it in Buffalo, losing to the lottery-bound Sabres by a 6-3 score. Click past the jump for out post-game graphic recap!
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February 27 2015 06:00AM
Leafs, Jets and Kings already making deals, David Clarkson's contract, Curtis Glencross, an Oilers Cartoon, a knock down punch and all the coverage leading up to the trade deadline you need in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.
February 26 2015 08:36PM
Winners of four of their last five contests, the Vancouver Canucks took their hot streak to the First Niagara Center looking to close out their successful Eastern swing against the lowly Buffalo Sabres.
Reeling from injuries throughout their lineup and road wearied, circumstances weren't in the Canucks corner going into tonight's contest. Then again, how does one complain when it's arguably the worst team in hockey history in the other end?
In a trudging, ugly sort of game that would favour a less skilled team like the Buffalo Sabres, Vancouver didn't have enough left in the tank to secure the win. Defensive miscues and poor bounces played a large role in felling the Canucks, who left Buffalo on the losing end of a 6-3 score.
Lets break it all down, on the other side of the jump.
February 26 2015 04:34PM
Zack Kassian is hot enough right now that he probably needs only a light cardigan to brave the Buffalo streets but he probably shouldn't do that because if he violates the dress code and Willie D scratches him, there will be no wild goal celebrations and I will have nothing to write about.
February 26 2015 03:20PM
walking wounded Canucks have seen their crop of roster players afflicted by bad injury luck of late. The injury bug can be a Brad Marchand-level pest.
After benefitting from a relatively charmed, injury-free existence early in the year, the Canucks have lost a handful of key top-of-the-roster contributors to a smattering of injuries in recent weeks. The list of players in the infirmary now includes a top-line winger, the Canucks' entire first pair, their starting goaltender, and their most important penalty-killing forward.
How far away are those players from returning to the lineup? Read past the jump!