Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/17/12
Gettin ‘er Done! This week, our first two Canucks stars were no-brainers. The third however, was a little tougher to decide on. Without further ado: First Star – David Booth This was easy. With a goal in all three games this week, nine shots on net, a +2 rating and more than 15 minutes of ice time per game, David Booth is our first star of the week. In fact, he’s got six points in February and has been fantastic since his return. Until this past month, we hadn’t really seen enough of Booth to decide if he really would be a big factor. Was he the missing piece the Canucks lacked last year? He certainly makes that second line a lot tougher, and gives the Canucks an extra dimension on offense. Can he stay healthy? Hard to say. But if he can, the Canucks can balance their minutes and save legs so there are no injury problems in the Finals this year. Second Star – Roberto Luongo Another solid week for Bobby Lu. Like I said last week, he’s playing well right now but mostly staying be...
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