Cherry Picking: Mar. 27, 2013

Shootout winners and breakaway specialists

Wednesday, 27.03.2013 / 12:47 PM
Colin Hope

I Watched This Game: Canucks vs. Blue Jackets

It was far from a work of art but Maxim Lapierre saved the day with a beautiful backhand to score the game's only goal in the shootout for the Canucks 5th straight W.

Recent swoon forced the Canucks to find an identity

The Province's Ed Willes wasn't overcome with excitement last night, but does have an explanation for lack of scoring in the last few games.

Canucks Recap and Chance Data

Stats here. Get your stats here! Dmitri Filipovic with all the numbers you need from the Canucks and Blue Jackets.

Should the Canucks go after Jussi Jokinen or Kaspars Daugavins?

One is a shootout specialist and the other is basically only known for his shootout move. They are both on the market, Thomas Drance analyzes their potential with the Canucks.

Rapid Fire

- Brendan Gaunce added another assist for his 7th point in 4 games, but his Belleville Bulls fell 5-2 as Mississauga tied the series 2-2

- It was a tough night for Evan McEneney and Frank Corrado who were a combined -3 in a 3-2 Kitchener Rangers loss. They are also tied 2-2 in their series with Guelph.

- And Dan Hamhuis says 'if Keith Ballard can play forward, I can play goalie' with this behind-the-back, no-look, kick-save:

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