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Cherry Picking: Feb. 12, 2013

Milestone Markers, Streaking Schroeder & Weise's Weird Luck

Tuesday, 12.02.2013 / 3:24 PM / Features
By Colin Hope
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Cherry Picking: Feb. 12, 2013

Henrik prepares to overtake his idol

Iain MacIntyre discusses the Canucks captain’s career with Henrik just a single point away from Markus Naslund’s Canuck record. Read

Naslund on Henrik approaching his record

The Province’s Jim Jamieson caught up with Markus Naslund who shared his thoughts on Henrik Sedin closing in on point #756 in a Canucks jersey. Read

Dale Weise is doing all the right things; the puck’s just being a jerk

In a surprising upset at this weekend’s SuperSkills competition Dale Weise won the fastest skater. Daniel Wagner shows us that while he’s one of four pointless Canucks, Dale’s hardly been getting the bounces. Read

On Jordan Schroeder’s two way play

Thomas Drance discovered this great stat: In Jordan Schroeder's ninety-eight minutes and twenty-six seconds of even-strength ice-time so far this season, the Canucks have yet to surrender a goal against. Read

Goalie harmony in Vancouver

Mark Spector on the Canucsks goaltending: “What we're seeing in Vancouver is that neither Schneider or Luongo is willing to put self ahead of team, and those who thought otherwise were dead wrong.” Read

Rapid Fire

- The Chicago Wolves were 1-1 over the weekend in Southern Ontario, blanking Hamilton 3-0 with Kevin Connauton breaking a 30 game goalless streak before dropping Saturday’s tilt with the Marlies 4-2. Bill Sweatt and Andrew Gordon each scored in the losing cause.

- Brendan Gaunce had three points (1-2) over the weekend in two Belleville Bulls wins. Also in the OHL, Frankie Corrado keeps rolling along with points both Kitchener Rangers games. He now has 37 points in 55 games.

- And it was tough weekend for Nicklas Jensen as his Danish Men’s National squad failed to qualify for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.