Malhotra Is a 4th Line Center

Cam Davie
February 08 2011 09:28AM


(November 5, 2010 - Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images North America)

As I drove home from the Canucks game last night, Blake Price and Joey Kenward were fielding questions and concerns about the lack of production from the third line. Specifically, >concerns were raised about the Canucks off-season acquisitions, Manny Malhotra and Raffi Torres and their lack of production on the third line. They made an interesting point - they are perfect for the fourth line.

So... Why don't the Canucks move Malhotra and Torres to the fourth line?

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Greet This Sucka With The Star Punch!: Canucks & Senators

Yankee Canuck
February 07 2011 07:15PM


Ottawa Senators @ Vancouver Canucks

 7:00 PM PST

Senators   Canucks
17 Wins 34
28 Losses 10
8 OTL 9
2.21 (29th) Goals/Game 3.34 (2nd)
3.23 (28th) Goals Against/Game 2.26 (3rd)
17.3% (18th) PP 24.5% (2nd)
79.9% (T-23rd) PK 85.3% (4th)

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GDR #54 - Senators @ Canucks

Cam Davie
February 07 2011 09:29AM

Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images North America

Game Day Recon #54 - Senators @ Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks return to action after an emotional, high-energy battle against their most hated rival.

Will having the weekend off, and now facing a weak opponent, provide a speed bump in their road?

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The First Overall Pick: Avoid Nugent-Hopkins

Jonathan Willis
February 05 2011 09:39PM



As it stands today, at least four players have a legitimate shot at going first overall: defenceman Adam Larsson of the Swedish Elite League, and forwards Sean Couturier, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Gabriel Landeskog.

After looking through the numbers, I’m convinced that Nugent-Hopkins would be the wrong selection.

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Roberto Luongo: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

Jonathan Willis
February 05 2011 12:54AM

2010-11 ushered in a lot of changes for Roberto Luongo. Luongo got a new goalie coach, who immediately started making changes to his style. He lost his captaincy. The team put more emphasis on ensuring backup Cory Schneider got into games on a regular basis.

Yet, despite those changes, Luongo’s results remain remarkably similar.

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