Vancouver Canucks: The Presidents’ Trophy is Overrated in the City of Vancouver

January 20th, 2011 by Kyle Bhawan Leave a reply »
Being on top of the National Hockey League at the halfway mark of any season would be an outstanding feat for any hockey club. If the Vancouver Canucks manage to stay on top of the race for the Presidents Trophy (awarded to the NHL team with the most points at the end of the year) they would claim hockey's greatest regular season prize. It would also be the first Presidents Trophy in the team's 40-year history.

But for many Vancouver Canucks hockey fans and the roster, the Presidents Trophy is just a small taste of what this team needs to grasp. 

The Vancouver Canucks reign to the top of the NHL isn't something fans should take for granted. It simply shows that the team that has dominated the Northwest Division over the years has taken the next steps to becoming an elite team. This year's version of the Canucks is as deep as any other roster the city has witnessed. 

With all the praises on this year's version of the Vancouver Canucks, fans know that once again "this could be the year." That being said, the window of opportunity for the club is very small. With younger teams across the league and most justified in the Western Conference, ...

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