Originally written on Rob The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 11/9/13
Courtesy of province.com The Vancouver Canucks California swing continues Saturday night vs the Los Angeles Kings. The Canucks have been early season road warriors, compiling a 7-2-2 record away from the friendly confines of Rogers Arena. There are no freebies in the Pacific Division! The Kings offer up another tough test for the Canucks, but I have a feeling the Canucks are fully up for it. Last Game The Canucks thoroughly dominated the San Jose Sharks in a convincing 4-2 victory. The Sharks suffered their first home ice regulation loss of the season in a game that featured an aggressive Canucks attack that San Jose had no answer for. The Canucks won despite having their top line of the Henrik and Daniel Sedin with Ryan Kesler shut down.  Once again, the Canucks came back after letting a goal in on the first shot of the game.  This one was a bizarre one!  You gotta love Luongo’s sense of humour: The Los Angeles Kings The Kings are coming off of a 2-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres, but have started this season slow. The Kings currently sit 5th in the unbelievably tough Pacific Division and have had a tough time scoring 5-on-5 this season.  Nevertheless, the Canucks have had trouble with the Kings for a few years now and have historically had a tough time beating Jonathan Quick with any regularity. Canucks Lines Based on practice, it appears John Tortorella will keep the same lines from the San Jose Sharks win.  Here’s how they’ll look: D. Sedin – H. Sedin – Kesler Higgins – Santorelli – Burrows Archibald – Richardson - Kassian Sestito – Welsh – Dalpe Garrison – Edler Hamhuis – Tanev Stanton – Bieksa Luongo The pretend Larscheid report… 1. Score Early Yes, this is a copy and paste! The Canucks showed resiliency against the Sharks coming back from a bizarre Sharks goal on the first shot of the game, but this just cannot continue. 2. Rush Quick Jonathan Quick has been stellar vs the Canucks. The Canucks need to have multiple bodies in front of the net and score rebound goals in much the same fashion as they did vs the Sharks in order to get the W in this one. 3. Score on the PP! The Canucks power play has shown some signs of life of late and a breakout with the extra man would be a welcome sign vs the Kings. Prediction I love the way the Canucks are playing right now and I believe opponents are having trouble adjusting to the Canucks new, aggressive style of play.  The Kings will have no response to the Canucks 5-on-5 and the Canucks will chip in with a few power play goals as well.  The Canucks take this one 5-2 in a cakewalk. Follow Ian Lusher on Twitter at @IanLusher The post Canucks vs Kings Game Preview – November 9, 2013 appeared first on Rob The Hockey Guy.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Jason Kidd to be named general manager of Bucks

USWNT romps Japan 5-2 to win third Women's World Cup title

Report: JPP 'severely injured' hand in fireworks mishap

Blatter: European politicians helped Qatar land World Cup

Report: Cavs considering trading for Joe Johnson

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Andrew Quarless found hiding in plant after firing gun

Odell Beckham: I don't want to be known only for 'the catch'

Borland on retirement: Health 'more important' than money

Three NBA teams that improved most early in offseason

Adam Eaton gets 4th of July surprise from brother

Clippers in talks with JaVale McGee, Amar’e Stoudemire

MLB teams who will continue to disappoint in the second half

2015 All-Star starters announced, featuring four Royals

WATCH: Jake Marisnick makes fantastic running catch

WATCH: Carlos Gomez leaves gum, note for Billy Hamilton

Kansas to wear new USA jerseys after request from FIBA

What can the Saints expect from CJ Spiller in 2015?

Isaiah Thomas trolls Kings after Rajon Rondo signing

Kosta Koufos agrees to deal with Kings

Report: Blues in trade talks about Kevin Shattenirk

Report: Gregg Popovich plans to fulfill five-year contract

4-Star LB commits to Kentucky, zings Louisville

Clay Buchholz not worried about trade rumors

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

2015 All-Star starters announced

JPP injured in fireworks mishap?

Odell Beckham doesn't want to be known for 'the catch'

Russell Wilson 'would definitely consider' playing for Mariners

Solo, Rapinoe among USWNT stars up for World Cup awards

LBS on Sports Jeopardy! Here's how how it went

College football's 35 most patriotic helmets

A brief history of non-star All-Stars

With Love retained, the Cavs can take care of LeBron

Grading the deal: Davis commits to Pelicans

Obama Administration: Change name if Redskins move to D.C.

Deciding what the All-Star Game means

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.