The Vancouver Canucks have not lost a game in regulation in their last seven, theyve only lost three in regulation over their last 18 games and they are tied for the second best record in the NHL.
One would think that might be occasion for contentment in Canadas hockey-obsessed third-largest city. But entering Tuesdays game with Nashville, one of the local papers noted that Henrik and Daniel Sedin were melting for a month and that their energy levels needle toward empty.
It seems to be common territory for the twin brothers, no matter what they have accomplished. And they have accomplished much, falling just one game short last season of helping their team to win the nations first Stanley Cup in 18 years. With 57 points, Henrik, the teams captain and the 2010 Hart Trophy winner as league MVP, ranks fifth in the NHL right now in points while Daniel is ninth with 53.
I think its something you get used, Henrik said after Tuesdays morning skate. We know up there its about winning the...