Richard Hodges puts future Vancouver Canucks hopeful defenseman Kevin Cannauton under the spotlight. In 2012 Connauton has shown signs of taking his game to the next level under the watchful eye of Craig MacTavish, an AHL coach with a luxury of NHL experience. It appears Kevin is a kid with that raw skill set, and a highly intelligent and determined player.
With the death yesterday of former NHL tough guy Wade Belak Matt Larkin weighs in with some questions. There are constant worries for players who make a living fighting in NHL, but is it time to take it out of the game?