Cherry Picking: Feb. 8, 2013
Canucks on Sochi, Going Long & Schoeder's Dad
Iain McIntyre on Jannik’s breakaway goal vs. Minny: “They don't play American football in Denmark, but you wouldn't know that if you saw receiver Jannik Hansen run his deep post pattern and gather Mason Raymond's bomb for a touchdown Thursday against the Minnesota Wild.” Read
PassItToBulis’ Daniel Wagner’s astute observations from the Canucks 4-1 win over the Wild on Thursday, including this gem: Schroeder was robbed of an assist on the play, on the technicality that Stoner is the one who passed the puck to Raymond. But it’s okay: Schroeder’s dad was wearing a #40 Canucks jersey and Lapierre did get an assist, so he went home happy. Read
The 2014 Olympics in Sochi are already just a year away so Thomas Drance takes a look at the Canucks’ chances at sending someone in defence of Canada’s gold medal. WIll Burrows, Bieksa, Hamhuis or Luongo make the cut? ReadRead
Get to know Darren Archibald a little better and check out his best modeling moves as the 22 year-old Canuck prospect is featured in this segment from the Chicago Wolves’ magazine. Read
- Nicklas Jensen is suiting up for the Danish National team in Olympic qualifying. The Dane’s started things off on the right foot with a 2-0 win over Ukraine yesterday. Nicklas, one of three Jensen’s on the team (have fun commentator-man), was held off the scoresheet but had 4 shots along with two minutes in the box.
- Frank Corrado will look to build on his 2 point performance on Wednesday as the Kitchener Rangers face the Guelph Storm in the second of a home and home.
- Also in OHL action, Brendan Gaunce and the Belleville Bulls are in Kingston. The Bulls captain has 13 points in 13 games in 2013. (edit: The Bulls game has been rescheduled due to snow)