Vancouver Canucks: Previewing the 5-Game Eastern Road Trip

November 9th, 2010 by Joel Prosser Leave a reply »
The Vancouver Canucks are about to embark on a five-game road trip through the Eastern Conference. For once, the scheduling is kind to the Canucks, and there is a day off between each game, so no back-to-backs or three games in four nights, as is usually the case when a West Coast team makes an eastern trip.

As we know, the Canucks are currently on a six-game winning streak after vanquishing the Detroit Red Wings last Saturday night. They're currently one of the NHL's hottest teams, earning 13 of a 14 possible points in their last seven games. 

Let's take a look at their opponents and my predictions:


Canucks vs. Montreal Canadians (Tuesday, November 9)

This would normally be one of the hardest games on the road trip, going into Montreal's home rink in a battle of division leaders. 

However, Montreal is only 3-3-1 at home, so it isn't like going into the old Forum. Also, any game in Quebec is a homecoming game for some of the Canucks' stars, such as Alex Burrows and Roberto Luongo.

The Canucks should be pumped to start the road trip, and they should take this game. I also predict Bur ...

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