The Canuck Report After 20 Games

November 13th, 2009 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »

So here we are at the twenty game mark and it’s time for some beefs, bouquets, surprises, and disappointments.

Let’s start out with the surprises .

Injuries and the amount of them after just 20 games into the season—must be some kind of a record.

No less than 10 players have been out of the lineup for extended periods of time. Through all this the Canucks have been able to post a 10-10 record, which is tied for seventh spot in the Western Conference.

Take a look around the league and tell me where say, the Flames would be without Jarome Iginla and Miikka Kiprusoff or the Penquins, without Sidney Crosby and Marc-Andre Fleury.  

Coach Vigneault has done a remarkable job in juggling the bodies he does have, getting the team to play that shut down style of hockey, which has allowed them to stay in the hunt with the rest ...

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