Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/20/12
Canucks All Access The Vancouver Canucks currently sit second overall in the Western Conference but noticed an increase in competition over the past week, earning only three of a possible six points against the Blues, Ducks and Kings. The Canucks emerged victorious in a battle for temporary Western Conference supremacy last Thursday but were immediately humbled by the Ducks in a pitiful two-goal loss three days later. Alain Vigneault’s skaters struggled from the comforts of Rogers Arena this week, icing two poor performances that didn’t deserve the loser point earned Tuesday against the Kings. With all the necessary talent in place to build towards another lengthy playoff run, the Canucks must focus on consistency moving forward. While Roberto Luongo is clearly capable of stealing points for his team here and there, the goaltender can’t be the only man determined to protect Vancouver’s current nine-point lead over the ninth place Minnesota Wild. Around the Rink Optimistic fans an...
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