Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/11/12
WTF was that? The Vancouver Canucks jumped out to an early lead but were blasted by the Canadiens on Saturday in a 4-1 loss at Rogers Arena. Carey Price kept the Habs in the game during a busy first period allowing Blake Geoffrion to respond in the second, deflecting his first as a Canadien past Roberto Luongo. The Hat Trick Kesler Ryan Kesler had another strong game from Vancouver’s American Express line alongside David Booth and Chris Higgins on Saturday, ripping home his 21st of the season past Carey Price midway through the first period. As the Sedins continue to struggle offensively Kesler and company have been doing their best to keep up the slack, but the Canucks simply cannot survive as a one-line team. The ability to roll two top scoring lines will be key for Alain Vigneault and the Canucks heading into the playoffs once the twins can turn it around.  Cole Erik Cole scored a pair of goals on Saturday, putting home his own rebound twice to beat Roberto Luongo while streaking
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