Cherry Picking: Apr. 10, 2013

Burrows v. Raonic & Breaking down Roy's start

Wednesday, 10.04.2013 / 1:17 PM
Colin Hope

Silver lining for Canucks darkens with Tanev, Higgins injuries

Just as the Canucks were beginning to gel with (most) of the roster they were expected to have, they lost their Chris'. Tanev and Higgins are out for the upcoming road-trip, but gives opportunity for others to shine.

Milos Raonic ready to serve one up to Alex Burrows

We've all seen Alex Burrows redirect a 100+ MPH Jason Garrison slapshot, but what are his chances when it comes to returning one of the hardest serves in men's tennis? Milos Raonic is willing to give it a shot.

Early Returns: Derek Roy's first week with the Canucks

Derek Roy's fit in to the Canucks lineup like a glove and Thomas Drance's numbers agree.

Deadlines and Canucks themed drinks

The Dirty Higgins, No. 5 Garrison and the Honey Badger. They are more than just nicknames - they are drinks concoccted by the guys at Canucks Hockey Blog.

Rapid Fire

- Brendan Gaunce may just be the hottest player in the OHL right now. Vancouver's 1st round pick last year scored twice, adding an assist in a 4-0 Belleville Bulls win giving Gaunce's team a commanding 3-0 lead over Sudbury. Gaunce has 15 points through 9 games.

- Also in the OHL, Evan McEneney and Frank Corrado look to build on their game three win over the London Knights as they try to knot up their series at 2-2. McEneny had two assists while Corrado notched a goal and a helper in the Rangers' 6-2 win.

- Meanwhile in Chicago, Jordan Schroeder has the longest active assist streak in the AHL 6games 1-7-8. The Wolves are in the middle of a dog-fight for the AHL playoffs and are in Grand Rapids tonight to face the Griffins.

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