Cherry Picking: Feb 20, 2013

Painting Players, Shootout Recaps & Reality Shows

Wednesday, 20.02.2013 / 1:18 PM
Colin Hope

Quick, get me a rewrite, Canucks salvage point

Due to the insanity that was the final 2:42 minutes of the Canucks & Blackhawks last night Ed Willes had to write his column all over again. Check his handy work.

Improbable comeback halts in skills competition

Dimitri Filipovic form Canucks Army takes us through last night’s furious finish in the Windy City and after tabulating the chances for each team discovered that, yup, Cory Schneider had a pretty terrific game.

Canucks rally falls short in 4-3 shootout loss

Another recap from last night’s tilt courtesy Sean Larson at Nucks Nation. He was also impressed with Mr. Schneider’s work.

The doodler’s Bieksa

So you’ve been wondering what exactly goes on during the Canucks flights across North America. There’s the obligatory card game, napping and ,apparently, there’s time for some portrait-making. Yes, you read that correctly. Now, get the rest from our Derek Jory who’s flying around with the team.

Everyone admit hockey families would make great reality TV contestants

And on to something completely different…Katie Baker wants to see more NHL families battling it out in televised homes, or racing around the world, or pitting the Sedin’s vs. the Lundqvist’s in an all Swedish elimination challenge.

Rapid Fire

- Brendan Gaunce is leading his Belleville Bulls squad to the top of the OHL’s Eastern Conference with 10 points in his last 8 games. The Bulls have won 9 of 10 and face the lowly Ottawa 67’s tonight.

- Henrik Tommernes will try and get his solid season back on track today. He’s gone 5 straight without a point. Follow along here.

- And wrapping things up today, over at the canucks subreddit, a guy named ‘stonerpete’ has a very talented wife who paints him cool Roberto Luongo portraits. Watch out Kassian, you have some competition.

Email Back to top ↑