Cherry Picking: April 5, 2013

Divisional battles, returning favours & OHL playoffs

Friday, 05.04.2013 / 1:24 PM / Features
By Colin Hope

I Watched This Game: Canucks vs. Oilers

The Canucks dominated the Oilers in a 4-0 win at Rogers Arena, returning the favour from last weekend's loss in Edmonton. Harrison Mooney was also impressed with the Canucks effort.  Read

What is the most interesting divisional race?

The Canucks have reigned supreme over their Northwest division rivals for a few years now, but Ryan Lambert believes the battle for the Northwest division crown will be must-watch TV for the remainder of the season. Read

Canucks finally pull about-face and attach

Last night's win was a return to the run and gun offensive hockey Canucks fans have grown accustomed to and no one was happier to see it come back than the Province's Tony Gallagher. Read

The Game According to Twitter

Follow the Twitter trail from last night. As you might have suspected, Pavel Bure's prescence blew through the Twitter-verse like a flat-footed Dave Manson.Read

Rapid Fire

- Brendan Gaunce and the Belleville Bulls get their second round matchup underway tonight against Sudbury. Gaunce is tied for 4th in scoring with 9 points in 6 games.

- Also in the OHL, Evan McEneney and Frank Corrado are in tough facing the OHL's top team in the London Knights. They start their series in London on Friday night.

- And Henrik Tommernes is following up his solid season with Frolunda by donning the Tre Kronor of Sweden's National team ahead of the IIHF World Championships. Tommernes had two assists in his first exhibition game against Slovakia.