Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/19/13
Top Performers in Up & Down Week The Vancouver Canucks ended their season-high winning streak this past week and also saw another close shootout battle slip past them. But there were some positives wedged in between the disappointing moments. Getting Ryan Kesler back was a big bonus for the Canucks, as he hasn’t seen ice time since last year, even with the elongated off-season. Many doubted whether he could have an immediate impact, and he surely didn’t waste time proving his doubters wrong. Here were the three biggest impact players for the week of Feb. 11th to 18th Third Star – Daniel Sedin Daniel Sedin, or ‘Dank’, is slowly getting back into his groove. The Sedin Brother are back in business and ready to roll. After a very slow start for the Swede, he picked things up this past week with a goal and two assists. Everyone knows how dangerous the Sedin brothers are when they’re clicking on all cylinders, and that’s why they get so much attention from defenders on the ice. It’s n...
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