Josh weighs in with the biweekly Vancouver Canucks Java. NHL team news for the die hard Nucks fans. Gossip and articles captured on the web for Thursday. NWSportsBeat.com your source for all Vancouver Canucks hockey talk all the time, plus Canucks blog archives.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac tells Canucks nation to put down there emergency response kits and relax. The team has slumped yes, but playing just .500 hockey for the remaining games would most likely still guarantee the second seed in the Western Conference. The cast that reached the final is still largely intact. Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Alex Burrows will turn it around.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac tells us the Canucks embarked on their latest road trip tonight, first stop at the capital of Alberta, to find an overly hospitable Oilers group that coughed up a 5-2 gift to the Canucks with a goal and an assist each for the Swedish brothers. Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin had quite the weekend putting up a ton of points.
NWSB Managing editor and Vancouver Canucks blogger “Q” tells us Henrik Sedin, who has played in 552 consecutive regular-season games, told Team 1040 radio that the CT scan he had on Wednesday did not reveal any issue. It is not known if he will be available for Thursday’s game against the Northwest Division rival Minnesota Wild.