Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/4/13
Love’ Em & Hate ‘Em Well, that felt familiar. The San Jose Sharks continued their dominance of the Canucks, and turned what was a tight game into a gimme with two successive third period goals. It’s only game one, but it sure felt like game 83. Love ‘Em 1. Luongo He was sharp throughout, and can’t be blamed for the defensive lapses in front of him. Roberto was in fine form with the eyes of a city on him. A couple more performances like that, and everyone will start to forget about Cory Schneider. 2. PK Sedins All summer we asked how the Sedins would fare killing penalties. Turns out pretty well. The twins looked great in their defensive debuts. You just have to wonder if this is the year Henrik’s ironman streak ends. Tortorella is insisting that the team hasn’t fully adapted his system 3. Garrison’s rocket Vigneault and company refused to use Jason Garrison on the first unit power play last year, and this year it took one opportunity for Garrison to use that shot. This could b...
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