Cherry Picking: Mar. 8, 2013

Number Crunching, power plays & prospect playoffs

Friday, 08.03.2013 / 2:09 PM
Colin Hope

Big numbers: Freaky Sedins, offensive Hamhuis and identical goaltenders

Sometimes reading words and sentences and all that can be a little draining, especially on a Friday. Luckily Daniel Wagner has broken this column into easily digestible numbers. YAY!

What happened to the Canucks power play?

Perhaps you’ve noticed the Canucks normally potent power-play has gone drier than a Las Vegas sand box. Thomas Drance provides some answers.

The Canucks Week in Quips

We head back to CanucksArmy.com where Jordan Clark has compiled the week in review of all things Canucks related.

Five names to watch at Trade Deadline

With the NHL’s Trade Deadline just under a month away ESPN’s hockey insider, Pierre LeBrun, takes a look at who could be swapping jersey’s by season’s end.

Rapid Fire

- The Chicago Wolves could very well have Nicklas Jensen in their ranks by the weekend. The Danish first rounder is on his way to Chicago from Sweden and could be in the line-up for the Wolves games against Milwaukee and Rockford.

- All three Canucks OHL prospects are in action over the weekend. Frank Corrado and Evan McEneny are at home for two games this weekend while Brendan Gaunce will try and end his three game pointless drought with games against Sudbury and Barrie.

- In the college ranks its playoff season with 2012 draft pick Ben Hutton will be on the NBC Sports Network (4:30PM Fri) as his Maine Black Bears face fellow New Englanders, University of New Hampshire. Joseph Labate and Wisconsin facing off with St. Cloud St. and Colgate’s Jeremy Price is up against St. Lawerence State.

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