Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/5/13

OTTAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 04: Alexander Edler #23 of the Vancouver Canucks plays the puck against the Ottawa Senators during the NHL game at Scotiabank Place on February 4, 2010 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)
The Best in Blue / Jan. 27-Feb.3 The Vancouver Canucks season is in full swing now, no more trailing off conversations regarding the lockout or what transpired in months past. It’s full on hockey time, and Bobby Lu looks more ready than ever. The Canucks started last week in disappointing shootout loss fashion. But after that heartbreaking loss to the Kings, Vancouver got some positive momentum going in wins against Colorado and those pesky Blackhawks. Earning points in all three games of the week is certainly something to build upon after a typically slow start to the season. Here are three players who made huge impacts last week en route to the Canucks getting back into their groove. Third Star- Alexander Edler I was going to go with one of the new faces for this, Jordan Schroeder or Jason Garrison. They both had great weeks and helped round out the deeper lines for Vancouver. But Alex Edler has really stepped up to earn that large contract he was dished up this year. Edler was al...
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