Found October 13, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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When Lars Eller found he had been credited with the goal the Vancouver Canucks put into their own goal in the second period the one question he wanted answered is whether or not he gets a plus for being on the ice when his team scored. Because after all he wasn’t in fact on the ice when it went in. And while you could thus argue the Canucks scored one more goal than the one they were credited with Saturday night with their three-way passing play in their own zone we’re finally down to what figures to be this team’s real problem this season. Their fabled follies aside they look like they’re going to have all kinds of difficulty scoring enough goals against decent teams. Shots are fine makes the stat sheet look better but you need goals. Coach John Tortorella was again so in search of combinations that looked like they might get a sniff five-on-five that he went back to the old proven dead end of putting Jannik Hansen with the Sedins something that Alain Vigneault spent five seaso...
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