Will the Vancouver Canucks Overtake the Colorado Avalanche for the Division?

December 28th, 2009 by Eric LaForge Leave a reply »
If there's one thing that nobody should do, it's underestimate the lineup the Canucks have. If there's another thing that nobody should do, it's overestimate the lineup the Avs have.

Back in October, the Colorado Avalanche were the talk of the NHL. Their great start surprised everybody, even the experts.

On the complete opposite end of the discussion, you have the Vancouver Canucks, who weren't being talked about at all. It seems like the only headlines they made were from the injuries that they were suffering.

However, we're beginning to see the positions switching between the Avs and Canucks. Slowly, the Avs have lost their hot start, and the Canucks have begun there's.

If you can remember Avs goalie Craig Anderson at the beginning of the season, you would remember that he was on fire. It seemed like nothing could get by him.

He was a top five goalie in save percentage and goals against average for much of October. All of this while Roberto Luongo started the season in a slump.

Once again, everything has been righted with time. The rookie goalie is now in 15th in save percentage and 24th in goals against aver ...

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