The Real Season Begins for the Vancouver Canucks

April 12th, 2010 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »

The hockey gods were smiling favourably on the Canucks this weekend, as the team that matches up the best, turned out to be the one the Canucks get to play and that’s the LA Kings.

No one out of the top eight was looking towards meeting the Detroit Red Wings, just the hottest team in the NHL since the Olympic break.

Nashville also was a team that the Canucks have struggled with at times and so with LA, the Nucks get a team in their own time zone and the travelling is just a two and a half hour jaunt down the coast.

Now this is a real plus after the amount of travelling the Canucks have done this year and who wants to start out a series traveling across the country?

Let’s have a look at how these two teams match up.

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