Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 5/1/13
For The Playoff Gamblers! The Vancouver Canucks have been waiting for this moment for a long time – the moment that they can start to erase the disappointment that was last year’s first round playoff exit. Their first round opponent this year – the San Jose Sharks, a team that like themselves looked just OK down the stretch and also have more to lose than to gain during the 2013 NHL playoffs. #6 San Jose Sharks (25-16-3-4) at #3 Vancouver Canucks (26-15-1-6) When: 10:30 PM ET, Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Where: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia Broadcast: TSN, NBCSN, CSN-CA Sharks vs. Canucks Betting Lines from Bodog San Jose Sharks +1½ -260 +124 Ov 5 +124 Vancouver Canucks -1½ +220 -137 Un 5 -137 Headline: Canucks Begin Cup Quest Wednesday Night The Sharks swept the three game series this year but one thing will be different heading into the playoff series between the clubs – Ryan Kesler will finally be in the lineup and hopefully will be that difference maker that tilts t...
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