Cherry Picking: Feb. 4, 2013

Coin Flipping, Kes Returns & 'Nucks Trivia

Monday, 04.02.2013 / 2:05 PM
Colin Hope

Victoria woman thanks Roberto Luongo for saving her life

The Vancouver Sun with a great feel-good story highlighting Roberto Luongo’s impact on a Victoria woman’s (and super Canuck fan), recovery from cancer.

Canucks Copulae

Canucks Trivia night will be much easier for you thanks to Nucks Misconduct who’ve got some great factoids while also previewing tonight’s matchup with the Oil.

Roberto Luongo 'wins' the coin toss again

So you spent Superbowl weekend in football mode with pigskin on your mind. Don’t worry, Iain MacIntye from the Vancouver Sun, will catch you up on your Canucks news.

Ryan Kesler back skating with teammates

More good news from Canucks practice on Sunday from the Province’s Steve Ewen - ”It’s been an extremely long, hard road for me,” said Kesler. “It felt good to be back out there. “My goal was to get back out there with the guys. I still have a fair bit of way to go.

Power Rankings: West Still The Best

Week three of the NHL season fires up tonight and ESPN has their latest Power Rankings out. Who’s sitting atop the Northwest Division?

Rapid Fire

- In the OHL, Frank Corrado was a massive +5 in Kitchener’s 11-4 spanking of the Erie Otters while Evan McEneny had a single assist along with +1.

- Alexandre Grenier can’t be stopped posting a goal and two helpers in the K-Wings 5-1 win over Fort Wayne. The Laval native has 10 points (1G, 9A) in 10 games with Kalamazoo.

- And Brendan Gaunce scored his 20th of the season over the weekend giving him 20+ goals in back to back seasons for Belleville in the OHL.

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