Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/3/12
Canucks All Access The NHL All-Stars were out to shine over this past weekend in Ottawa and four of the Canucks’ best enjoyed time in the nation’s capital to showcase their talent on the big stage. Alex Edler and Cody Hodgson may not have lit the city up during Saturday’s skills competition, but their twin teammates did manage to salvage the weekend with a pair of pretty plays alongside team captain Daniel Alfredsson. Alfie and the Sedins united in an effort to feed the hometown hero the puck during the All-Star game; however the trio fell short of earning an MVP trophy for their home country after Marian Gaborik fired home a first period hat trick, sealing MVP honours. Around the (Home) Rink Following a poor performance in the NHL All-Star skills competition, youngster Cody Hodgson rediscovered his shot after returning to the comfort of Rogers Arena and his many helpful teammates. Hodgson roofed a crucial tying goal in the third period against the Blackhawks earlier this week, p...
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