Vancouver Canucks Buzz: Manny Being Manny, Malhotra Faces His Old Team

November 26th, 2010 by Joseph Trenton - Canucks Buzz Leave a reply »
Vancouver Canucks fans are going to see the San Jose Sharks visit Vancouver for the first time since Manny Malhotra signed with the Canucks this offseason.

Malhotra says the experience coming from the Sharks is an advantage since he knows how their system works and San Jose's favored plays, but he still has to go out and play his game.

Alain Vigneault said pre-game that he plans on starting Roberto Luongo in goal. He will be facing Stanley Cup winning goalie, Antti Niemi, tonight.

The Canucks finally managed to score some goals on even-strength as they tallied four from all three lines against the Colorado Avalanche.

Jeff Tambellini is slated to start on the second line, centered by Ryan Kesler, and paired with Mason Raymond again. Alex Burrows continues his run with the Sedins, and Mikael Samuelsson, who always seems to produce under pressure, will go with Raffi Torres and Manny Malhotra.

Look for the Canucks to play Joe Thornton physically tonight; Malhotra and D-man Dan Hamhuis will be all over him.

Game time is 7:00 pm, PT at Rogers Arena. Looking forward to the game, guys.

We will also see if K ...

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