Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/20/13
Game On Well that was underwhelming. After all the hype and build up, the Canucks first game of the year was absolutely the worst case scenario. It gets better (I hope). Here we go with the love ‘em & hate ‘em! Love ‘Em 1. Rick Ball No Mark Lee. No Kevin Weekes. Even if Kelly Hrudey wasn’t the best in the booth, Rick Ball was more than adequate. Won’t miss those two guys at all. 2. Dale Weise Fresh from tearing up the Dutch league, Weise was flying Saturday night and one of the best Canucks. Hopefully he keeps it up. 3. Teemu The ageless freak is back for another year and looking just as good as ever. Stories this week were that Teemu took a puck to the head in practice, stayed down for a bit, and then got up went down the ice and scored. It was just that kind of night… Beauty. Hate ‘Em 1. Les Ducks Well that was a typical Ducks game. The Canucks have six or seven glorious scoring chances and can’t score because they’re not perfect so the Ducks take it down the ice and fling it ...
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