Found December 21, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
Updated w/ Fake Henrik at 5:27 PM: As the Detroit Red Wings and Vancouver Canucks prepare to face off tonight (10 PM EST, FSD/TSN/WXYT), the teams’ coaches traded compliments instead of barbs, as noted by the Free Press’s Helene St. James: “You always get really psyched up for these games,” [Canucks coach Alain] Vigneault said. “We always like the type of games that these are: fast-paced, lot of tempo, lot of skill on the ice. It makes for great hockey games for the players and for the fans.” In discussing the Wings, Vigneault said: “They play to their strengths. Their strengths are speed, skill, great puck control. When it’s time to carry the puck in, they carry it in, when it’s time to chip it behind and go get it on the forecheck, that’s playing the right way. That’s what Detroit does well; they read the game real well, both offensively and defensively.”Continue reading "Red Wings-Canucks game-day updates: cross-check them with kindness"

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Red Wings-Canucks off-day news: Wings hope to return to form on Wednesday

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Hot Canucks defeat Red Wings

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Luongo stops 38 shots, Burrows gets game-winner in 1st period as Canucks beat Red Wings 4-2

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Luongo, Burrows lift Canucks past Red Wings, 4-2

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