Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/31/12
Friday Night Full of Stars The Vancouver Canucks recent schedule has allowed them to play kingmaker in the race for the final playoff spots in the Western Conference. A run of games against Dallas, Colorado, and Los Angeles has helped the Canucks not only effectively eliminate the Avalanche from the race but also helped give the team a week long litmus test to see how they measure up against a group of possible first-round opponents. Thankfully, they’ve passed with flying colours. In fact, since the Daniel Sedin injury the Vancouver Canucks have awoken from their winter slumber and are playing their best stretch of hockey since the infamous Boston game. With that, we stare on the precipice of redemption. Four games remain in the season, all against non-playoff teams, and then the moment this city has been waiting for since June 15 is finally here. Also finally here? My Love Em/Hate Em for the Stars vs. Canucks last night. Love ‘Em 1. Just Higgins being Higgins Chris Higgins must ...
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