Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/1/12
Canucks All Access Before the tension of the trade deadline the Vancouver Canucks were in a cheerful mood last week after a pair of big wins on the road in Detroit and New Jersey. The Canucks snapped the Red Wings’ league leading home winning streak and continued with another comfortable win against Ilya Kovalchuk and the new-look Devils just days later. The Canucks were all smiles heading into Sunday’s game against the Stars, leading up to Vernon Fiddler’s fantastic impression of Kevin Bieksa’s “angry face” on the ice in Dallas. Fiddler’s face was accurate enough for Canucks Head Coach Alain Vigneault to appreciate the creative bashing, breaking down in a fit of uncontrollable laughter from behind the Vancouver bench. No one was smiling after the Stars stole the win in overtime on Sunday, and the sombre mood carried over to Monday’s trade deadline as the anticipation of player movement hung a black cloud over the heads of any liquid assets. Around the Rink Heading into trade dea...
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