Cherry Picking: Mar. 6, 2013
Jersey fouls, power rankings & Jensen returns?
Wearing your own Canucks jersey is a great way to rep the team. Who doesn’t love the guy rocking the #29 Odjick jersey at Rogers Arena? However, some people can’t seem to help themselves - we are looking at you obligatory #69 guy. Harrison Mooney counts down the worst of the worst. Read
David Ebner has jumped on the Chris Tanev bandwagon, highlighting the 21 year-old’s play after another 20+ minute performance. Read
Dmitri Filipovic with a good question after last night’s game: ‘would you rather see your team play a thrilling game in which they dominate, only to have them eventually lose, or would you prefer to see them squeek out a forgettable yawner and take home the two points?” Read
Nucks Misconduct puts together the ultimate power rankings. Read
The Province’s Jim Jamieson caught up with assistant GM, Lorne Henning, who’s keeping busy trying to get top prospect, Nicklas Jensen, to cross the pond and join up with the Canucks farm club, the Chicago Wolves. Read
- Nicklas Jensen wrapped up his first Swedish Elite League season scoring the final goal of his AIK team’s season in a 3-1 win. Jensen finished the year with 17 tallies, tying him for second amongst NHL prospects.
- Henrik Tommernes picked up his 11th assist of the year in Frolunda’s final game of the season. The 2011 draft pick moves into the SEL playoffs with 16 points in 54 games.
- Canucks first round pick in 2012, Brendan Gaunce, will try and get back into his February form tonight as his Belleville Bulls face Ottawa. Gaunce has been held scoreless in two games this March after notching 17 points in 12 games in February.