Our man Kevin V. is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Wednesday What a week. Controversy erupted Wednesday after Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall levelled Ryan Kesler with one of his signature body checks, causing Kesler to skate after Kronwall despite the presence of two referees between the two players. The radio shows have had lots to talk about this week.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Detroit Red Wings. Mike Gillis has made no secret that he hopes to emulate the Red Wings model and really the only thing separating these two franchises right now is the minor detail of Cup wins. Wednesday Alex Burrows, Roberto Luongo, Cody Hodgson and Jannick Hansen had huge games.
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 34 matchup between the Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks. A 4-2 Vancouver win. Vancouver got 1st-period goals from each of its top 3 lines, with Chris Higgins and Cody Hodgson scoring 21 seconds apart. The 3 stars were Alexander Edler, Roberto Luongo, and Jannik Hansen. Luongo got the win for the Canucks.