Cherry Picking: Feb. 27, 2013
Trade Secrets, Break time & Realignment
Harrison Mooney with a great point following the Canucks loss to Phoenix: “In 2010, the Canucks were blown out by a Central Division team then went on to face the Phoenix Coyotes in their next game. They played much better, but still lost…and immediately went on a run that culminated in a Stanley Cup Final appearance!” ReadRead
Cam Charron says that while the Canucks benefit from a healthy dose of Northwest division opponents, they are still an elite club and has the numbers to prove it. Read
There have been rumblings of a new divisional realignment coming to the NHL as early as next season. Bruce Arthur fills us in. Read
After getting cut by Steve Spott’s Team Canada World Junior squad, Frank Corrado was traded to the very club Spott coaches, the Kitchener Rangers. Josh Brown of the Kitchener Record tells us how the strange turn of events occurred. Read
- Brendan Gaunce will move over the 50 point plateau with a point tonight, as his Belleville Bulls face Brampton. There’s a good chance of that happening; Gaunce has 14 points in 11 games this month.
- Nicklas Jensen and Henrik Tommernes were both held off the score sheet as both their club's picked up wins on Wednesday.