Cherry Picking: Feb 19, 2013

Slaying Dragons, Booth is Back & 1st Rounder in 1st Place

Tuesday, 19.02.2013 / 1:15 PM / News
By Colin Hope

Canucks head to Chicago expecting more than just a game

Alex Burrows explaining to Ben Kuzma what he’s expecting in the Madhouse on Madison, “it’s going to be loud, something is going to happen and we’re going to make sure we focus.” Oh man, can it just be 5:30 already! Read

David Booth returns, Andrew Ebbett returns to the minors

PassItToBulis’ Daniel Wagner breaks down what David Booth’s return to the lineup does to the rest of a nearly 100% healthy Canucks team. Read

Chris Tanev’s calmness leads to success for Canucks

Just a few hours before the Canucks face the undefeated Blackhawks and the CBC’s Tim Wharnsby caught up with Chris Tanev, who – get this – “sounds stress free and ready to nap.” Find out where his famous cool-streak from. Read

Murphy on Malhotra - What do I know?

Dan Murphy fills us in on the latest on Manny Malhotra’s current situation and how former a former Canuck would avoid those pesky vision tests. Read

Dragon Slayer Returns

"Gather 'round one and all, and I will tell you a tale of warriors brave." Kent Basky from Nucks Misconduct is getting medieval in preparation for tonight's game. Read

Rapid Fire

- Belleville Bulls captain and Canucks first rounder, Brendan Gaunce scored his 25th goal of the season as the Bulls won 3-0 against the Barrie Colts Monday night, taking the lead of the OHL’s Eastern Conference.

- Things didn’t go as smoothly for Evan McEneny (0 points, -1) and Frank Corrado (0 points, 4 PIM) as the Kitchener Rangers dropped their Monday nighter with the Guelph Storm 5-3.

- And in the ECHL, the Kalamazoo Wings, despite being short two men including Wesley Myron, fought off the Cincinnati Cyclones 4-1. Yann Sauve and Alexandre Grenier were held pointless.