Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/16/12
First Game After A Road Trip… The Vancouver Canucks couldn’t overcome the stress of their recent road trip out East and allowed the Anaheim Ducks to dominate Sunday night’s 4-2 final at Rogers Arena. The win was Anaheim’s fifth in their last six games, suggesting the Ducks have begun to adjust to Bruce Boudreau and his new system of coaching. The Hat Trick  Luongo Left Alone Roberto Luongo was tested early and often on Sunday, stopping 10 of 11 shots faced in a frustrating first period for the home team. Luongo made a sensational save on Nick Bonino in the opening frame but was unable to follow up on the rebound as Bonino flipped the puck past a sprawling Luongo. The home goaltender was alone in a crowd from the Canucks’ crease, doing his best to keep the Canucks in the game as they fought to muster only three shots over the entire first period. Boudreau’s Killer Bs Bruce Boudreau didn’t have the smooth start he was hoping for in Southern California but has turned his team around as the
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