The IceMan’s Awards at the Canucks’ 30-Game Mark

December 8th, 2009 by Larry Johnson Leave a reply »
There’s a line in John Lennon’s song “Nobody Told Me” that goes like this—“strange days indeed—most peculiar mama.” That pretty well sums up the Vancouver Canucks season to date.

They came out of training camp and on into the preseason with a ton of optimism. Certain players like Mason Raymond, Steve Bernier, and Kyle Wellwood would elevate their game to add another offensive line and the much needed secondary scoring.

The Twins with Alex Burrows would continue as the top line along with their dependable scoring and point’s production.

The addition of some players like Mikael Samuelsson, Chrisitian Ehrhoff, and Mathieu Schneider were to help with the various areas of their expertise and talent.

What no one foresaw was the number of injuries that the Nucks would run into and the impact that it would have on the lines and subsequently the team.

As reported back in training camp, the depth that seemed to be there would now be brought to the surface, with most having to play a role that they themselves might not have contemplated.

This is good the mantra goes, a ...

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