Cherry Picking: Feb. 25, 2013
Bounce passes, Nicklas Jensen & selective memories
Sunday’s game with the Red Wings was not something Canucks fans need to dwell on says The Province’s Ed Willes. Read
The puck wasn’t bouncing the Canucks way for most of Sunday in Detroit, but you can’t say that about the bank job Henrik set Daniel up with. Read
Elliotte Friedman was also impressed with the Sedin’s icing-pass, “it’s rare for players to know a rink like that.” ReadRead
Nicklas Jensen’s Swedish Elite League club, AIK, has just 5 games remaining in their season and it’s looking likely, according to Elliot Pap, that the 2011 first round pick will be dressing for the Chicago Wolves sooner than later. Read
- The Chicago Wolves blanked Peoria 3-0 Saturday for their 500th win in club history. Darren Haydar had three points, while Andrew Ebbett and Kevin Connauton each picked up a pair. Sunday was a different story with the Wolves falling 2-1 to Rockford.
- Brendan Gaunce continued his red-hot play collecting three helpers as his Belleville Bulls were a perfect 2-0 on the weekend. The centre has 49 points on the season, including 14 in his last 11.
- Staying in the OHL, Evan McEneny eclipsed the 30 point barrier with three assists on the weekend for the Kitchener Rangers. His teammate, Frank Corrado picked up a pair of helpers himself for 39 points on the season
- Nicklas Jensen scored his 16th of the year in a losing cause as his AIK squad lost 5-3 to fellow Canuck propect Henrik Tommernes’ Frolunda club.