@ Winnipeg Jets (29-37-6) Tuesday, March 22nd
Leading scorer: Blake Wheeler (19 goals, 63 points)
Keys to the game:
- A “must-effort” game
- Old Sedinery returns?
- Dominate the shot clock
After what Daniel Sedin and coach Willie said over the weekend, these Canucks better wake up and rise t0 the challenge. Desjardins looks pretty frustrated in this press conference, let me tell you.
Without Sutter, Vrbata, and Edler for the remainder season, the fight begins now for the Canucks who should be hungry for their next contracts. Return the favour to these Winnipeg Jets who embarrassed you last week in Rogers Arena. Go for it and get yourself a win with the right mental attitude as your coach says. Best of wishes.
And it seems that Alex Burrows is returning to the top line to be with the Sedins. Always dangerous, they were. Dangerous as 35-year-olds, they can be. Grenier was dropped after a couple of games, Virtanen returns to form the “kid line” that the Canucks were so enthusiastic about at the start of the season. It is up to that first line to lead the charge for a win with a superb effort.
Lastly, please don’t let the opponent get 50 shots on you again? That St. Louis Blues loss was embarrassing.
For a Vancouver Win: Everyone
For a Winnipeg Win: Just me?
I see a lot of fluke-y goals off of skates, bodies, sticks, and maybe faces. Tough night for whoever is in net, and I have a feeling that the Canucks are going to get hit again with the injury bugs. The Horvat line with Baertschi and Virtanen is bound to produce soon.
Next: AWAY @ Nashville