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Cherry Picking: Mar. 22, 2013

Desert survival and the tough-guy code

Friday, 22.03.2013 / 1:31 PM / Features
By Colin Hope
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Cherry Picking: Mar. 22, 2013

Canucks hold together for inspirational win in the desert

Scott Arneil has obviously been doing a solid job with the Chicago Wolves as both Canucks goal scorers in their 2-1 win over Phoenix started the season in the Wolf Den.  Read

Mike Smith seriously get out of the way

Justin Bourne of Backhand Shelf thinks that Mike Smith needs to take a page out of the Ludacris song-book: Get Out The Way. Read

Dale Weise bows to tough guy stigma

Having witnessed first hand the damage not wearing a visor can do, Dale Weise tells the Sun’s Brad Zeimer he still choses to not wear one due to “the code” of NHL tough-guys. Read

Canucks week in quips

Jordan Clarke counts down ten pressing issues with the Canucks which includes Keith Ballard’s very solid play as a forward last night in Phoenix. Read

Rapid Fire

- Brendan Gaunce really enjoys playing in the playoffs evidently. The Canucks first round pick put up 4 points in the Belleville Bulls 8-1 game one win on Thursday.

- Frank Corrado and Evan McEneney get their playoff’s underway tonight as the #4 Kingston Rangers face off with 5th ranked Guelph Storm.

- The Chicago Wolves will be in tough as their short-handed squad meets the Toronto Marlies and Milwaukee Admirals this weekend. Freshly signed prospects, Kellan Lain and Ludwig Blomstrand could be making their debuts so keep an eye on them.

- Joseph Labate started his playoffs on the right foot, lighting the lamp for his first goal of the WCHA playoffs in a 7-2 Wisconsin drubbing against Minnesota State.