Cherry Picking: Mar. 21, 2013

The Great Dane, street hockey goalies & mid-season awards

Thursday, 21.03.2013 / 1:16 PM / Features
By Colin Hope
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Cherry Picking: Mar. 21, 2013

Jannik Hansen a great Dane at both ends of the ice

With less than 20 games to go, Jannik Hansen could arguably be the Canucks MVP. He’s third in team scoring, has been skating like he’s running from the cops and man oh man, that bullet-like slap shot against St. Louis.  Read

Chris Tanev thinks he’s a road hockey goalie

The Canucks #8 has been seeing his fair share of rubber lately. In just the last week he’s had a slap shots bounce off his shoulder/face, crack his shin-pad while intentionally making a kick-save against Detroit. Read

Legion of Blog’s Mid Season Awards

You’re not going to find the Babe Pratt Trophy in these awards, but you will find who’s been the Best Sedin Look-a-like. Read

Chris Higgins really seems to miss Ryan Kesler and David Booth

This might not come as a surprise, but it looks like Chris Higgins has been missing Ryan Kesler and David Booth this year. Read

Rapid Fire

- Brendan Gaunce and his first place Belleville Bulls start their march to the Memorial Cup tonight as they face Mississauga in the first round of the OHL playoffs.

- Down south, Joseph Labate and the Wisconsin Badgers take on Minnesota State in the WCHA which you can catch on Fox Sports North at 12 PST.

- In 1995 Pavel Bure answered fan’s questions via something called the “internet”. As the narrator says in the video, this “internet” could become “quite a money making machine.” We will have to wait and see…