Originally written June 18, 2013 on Razzball Hockey:
The Canucks got the short end of the stick in the playoffs. The shortest end possible to say the least. Vancouver won the Northwest Division and was promptly broomed out of the playoffs by San Jose. That quick exit led to the firing of coach Alain Vigneault and what smells like regime change in Vancouver. Team Name: Vancouver Canucks Record: 26-15-7, 1st in Northwest, Lost 4-0 to San Jose in Western Conference Quarterfinals Players of the Season: The Sedin Twins led the way in 2013 with Daniel Sedin topping the team with 12 goals. Brother Henrik led the Canucks in assists (34) and points (45) and plus/minus rating (+19). It’s safe to say the Sedins are going to lead Vancouver again. Breakout of the Season: Jannik Hansen put up solid numbers (10-17–27) for a short season. He posted his third straight year with a double-digit plus-minus rating (+12) and notched his first three power-play points of his six-year career. He looks to be primed for about 50 to 55-point season in a full cam...
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