Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/10/13
Few bright spots in underwhelming week It was a very disappointing week for the Vancouver Canucks, and certainly for their legion of fans. The team dropped two of three games, and to teams they really, really should beat. The lone bright spot was a home victory over the defending champion L.A. Kings. It’s always a great feeling to beat the team that ended your season a year ago. The losses to Phoenix and Calgary were tough to swallow as a fan. The Coyotes are having a decent year, but they really pose no threat down the stretch. And the Flames are very mediocre and should not beat a top-tier team like the Canucks. The boys seem to be pulling their old ‘play to the level of your competition routine again. Let’s hope they can snap out of it and just play up to their own capabilities, which are among the best in the league. Jannik Hansen earns top honors this week. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck) In the meantime, here’s a look at the Canucks’ top performers from the week of Fe...
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