Cherry Picking: Feb. 6, 2013

Road Roommates & Schroeder's Return Home

Wednesday, 06.02.2013 / 1:17 PM / Features
By Colin Hope
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Cherry Picking: Feb. 6, 2013

Canucks buddies face up to no more roomies on the road

The Canucks are no longer bunking up together on the road following new rules in the CBA. For a sleepwalker like Chris Higgins, maybe that’s not such a bad thing. Brad Zeimer takes a look at how the players are enjoying their new found freedom. Read

Schroeder’s homecoming

Back in his home state of Minnesota, Jordan Schroeder recounts to Ben Kuzma his days playing street hockey, watching the Golden Gophers and dreaming of the NHL. Read

Breakdowning Chris Tanev’s glorious first NHL goal

The ‘Tan-Man’ has been basking in the glow of his OT winner on Monday for a couple days now so let’s join Daniel Wagner in taking another look at how it exactly happened. After all it was Chris’ first goal in 63 games so who knows when we can do this again. Read

Vancouver Canucks power rankings

There are a lot of Power Rankings out there now-a-days. So rather than cruising through a million web-sites for the Canucks placement, the guys at Nucks Misconduct put ‘em all in one spot. Read

Five Canuck storylines to follow

We are just 9 games in and there’s been plenty to talk about so far this season. Sportsnet counts down the five thickest plots to the Canucks 2013 campaign. Read

Rapid Fire

- Sweatting it Out - Bill Sweatt scored the overtime winner in the Wolves matinee versus Illinois rivals, Peoria. Darren Haydar potted a hat-trick with Joe Cannata making 20 saves for his 5th win of the season.

- Frank Corrado and Evan McEneny are in Guelph. McEneny has been of fire in 2013 with 13 points and a +13 rating in 15 outings.

- While in Kalamazoo, Alexandre Grenier hopes to keep his terrific play going with Evansville in town. He’s scoring at a point-per-game pace (10 GP 1G, 9A,) including a 3 point effort in his last game.