Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/23/13
Flames and Canucks Look for First “W” Northwest Division foes headline a rather light NHL schedule Wednesday night. Both the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks have been underwhelming so far and each need a win in the worst way. Two points for either team on Wednesday will go a long way in lessening the hole created by a pedestrian start to this shortened season. Calgary Flames (0-2-0-0) at Vancouver (0-1-0-1) When: 10:00 PM ET, Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Where: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia Broadcast: SNET-W, SNET-P Flames vs. Canucks Betting Lines from Bodog Calgary Flames +1½ (-215) +144  Vancouver Canucks -1½ (+185) -158 Total: 5.5 *NHL ATS Matchup Report* The Calgary Flames pay visit to Vancouver on Wednesday night and nothing seems to be going right early in the season for the team – two straight losses to start the season with little reason for optimism based on the product on the ice. The Calgary Flames are going to have to rely on defense and goaltending this
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