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Alex Edler’s defensive work at even strength in the playoffs was crucial, but his special teams play suffered

The Vancouver Canucks’ longest-serving roster member, Alex Edler, remains the team’s best shot blocker and a very crucial defensive presence for the club. However, amidst the team’s search for increased production and transition ability from the back end, there are questions around his suitability as an offensive player. The reality may be that he was…