Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/28/12
Pre-Playoff Sweep Perhaps Wednesday night’s matchup between the Vancouver Canucks and Colorado Avalanche is going to go like this: "Nice burger bro," thought Bieksa as his stomach was crushed to oblivion. (Photo - The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck) The Canucks will get all pumped up before the game and we may see a couple of locker room shots showing such emotion. They will skate out onto the ice and for the first 10 minutes, dominate. This is when the bulk of their shots will come as they seem to be content to sit back in the latter stages. Vancouver’s defense will be free-wheeling to start and they possibly chip in with an assist on an early goal from the 2nd or 3rd line. Colorado maybe sneaks one by Schneider but he stands tall the rest of the way and denies Colorado of any points whatsoever, destroying their playoff aspirations. Canucks fans celebrate for 5 minutes and then question whether or not this team, even after now winning four in a row is out of the slump. Additional ...
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