Headshots March 13th

Daniel Wagner demonstrates his slick investigative skills.
Today he uncovered that Malhotra used to sport cornrows, and also a ‘fro.

Headshots are a Canucks Army feature where we link to the day’s freshest news, and other assorted Canucks web-goodies. If you’ve written a blogpost, produced a tribute video or birthed a clever .gif into existence – please e-mail Thom at thom.drance@gmail.com.

Controversy is a brewing, as it has become increasingly apparent that Mike Gillis hates defensive centreman Manny Malhotra. (Pass it to Bulis)

Marc-Andre Gragnani and Zack Kassian have been having trouble sleeping of late, as they deal with the time change and the weight of expectations. They’re having nightmares (awoo-ooo) maybe they just P-noid? (The Province)

Cam Charron gives us a lesson in the proper use of goaltender’s stats. (Legion of Blog)

Cool Mixed Media Thingy Break: This image/gif hybrid from TrevorLinden is really cool.

The embattled Mason Raymond, a guy who takes more absurd and unfair criticism than anyone has in this market since the Sedins in 2003, will skate with the twins tomorrow night! I’m sure the new second line will put up hundreds of goals and no one will freak out and tweet jack-ass nonsense if Raymond over-skates a pass at some point. (The White Towel)

Here’s a pretty nice collection of Canucks jersey concepts with lots, and lots of green. Some of these are okay, but I’d rather the Canucks just dropped the orca and went with their third jerseys.

Finally, our pals at Smug-Nation predict that Mike Gillis will return a largely similar roster next season to the one the Canucks ice currently. (Smug-Nation)