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Cherry Picking: Apr. 16, 2013

Roy wings it, Saint Luo & playoff predictions

Tuesday, 16.04.2013 / 12:43 PM / Features
By Colin Hope
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Cherry Picking: Apr. 16, 2013

Derek Roy finds place on the wing

A new city, a new line, a new position and a stick in the mouth was all it took for Derek Roy to find his comfort zone, notching two points in a 5-2 Canucks win. Read

Have the Canucks performed worse against playoff bound opponents?

With half a dozen games to go and a solid 7 point gap separating the 3rd place Canucks and 8th place Red Wings the playoffs picture is shaping up nicely. PassItToBulis.com examines the Canucks success against other playoff-bound clubs. Read

Are the Canucks a contender?

Jordan Clarke from Nucks Misconduct cannonballs into the deep end of the statistics pool and found reason to be optimistic come playoff time. Read

Canucks Brunch: Saint Luo

Coming off a 36 save performance, it may seem appropriate to start Bobby Luo in Saint Lou, but it's Cory Schneider tonight. Kent Basky takes a review of last night's win in Nashville while also looking ahead tonight's possible playoff matchup with the Blues. Read

Rapid Fire

- A win tonight in Milwaukee will put the Chicago Wolves back in 8th place and into the AHL's playoff picture. Trouble is they are battling that Milwaukee club for the final spot. Jordan Schroeder will likely have a major impact. He's put up 7 points in 6 games down the stretch run.

- Brendan Gaunce has 16 points through 10 games in the OHL playoffs but has a few days left to rest before his Belleville Bulls take on the Barrie Colts in the OHL's Eastern Conference finals.

- And Frank Corrado's OHL season may have ended as Kitchener fell to the London Knights, but he's not done yet, getting the call to the Chicago Wolves.