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Rob The Hockey Guy:
Like it or not, the book on how to beat the Vancouver Canucks is to push them around, to smack them around. The NHL is a copycat league, and when the spotlight was on the Canucks in the Stanley Cup Final, the Boston Bruins beat the Canucks on the scoreboard while beating them in the alley. Here’s what Henrik Sedin has to say about that:
You know what? I’m pretty tired of that question. We won the President’s Trophy last year, we went to the seventh game of the Stanley Cup final. We didn’t lose the final because we were pushed around, we lost because we couldn’t score.
While I agree the main reason that the Canucks lost in the Stanley Cup Final (I watched game 7 again a couple of weeks ago) was because they couldn’t score, not that they got pushed around, it certainly contributed to it. The book on beating the Canucks right now is to push them around and beat them up, and that’s probably the most effective way of beating them (if you can do that while staying out of the penalty box...
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SOG: 59 | +/-: 15
Michael Handzus scored the only goal in a shootout and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Monday night.
Jannik Hansen and Cody Hodgson scored for the Canucks in regulation.
Benn Ferriero and Patrick Marleau gave the Sharks a 2-1 lead midway through the game.
In the shootout, Handzus faked twice and then beat Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo on the stick side.
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Did you miss the San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks game tonight? We’ve got the highlights for you. A good game played by both, but in the end the Sharks grabbed themselves a 3-2 shootout victory. Michal Handzus scored in the third round of the shootout . Anti Niemi out battled Roberto Luongo. Cody Hodgson collected a goal and an assist, Jannik Hansen also scored.
Henrik Sedin has apparently had Twisted Sister on repeat on his iPod lately. The Canucks forward is fed up. He's not necessarily fed up with being pushed around -- as he and his brother Daniel Sedin have become known to accept -- but instead, Henrik is sick and tired of being asked about being pushed around. Los Angeles defenseman Drew Doughty became the latest to rough up the...
Michael Handzus scored the only goal in a shootout and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Monday night. Jannik Hansen and Cody Hodgson scored for the Canucks in regulation. Benn Ferriero and Patrick Marleau gave the Sharks a 2-1 lead midway through the game. In the shootout, Handzus faked twice and then beat Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo on the stick side.
Ya Ya I know we're playing the 5th game in 8 nights in 4 cities. Big Deal. These guys can hack it.
There will be no fatigue vs the San Jose Sharks today at Rogers Arena.
San Jose at Vancouver
When: 8:00 PM ET, Monday, January 2, 2012
Where: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia
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San Jose has the NHL's third-worst penalty kill with a...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The third time was the charm.It took a shootout goal by Michal Handzus to win it for the Sharks, but after dropping two tight, hard-fought contests to the Vancouver Canucks that ended 3-2 earlier this season, San Jose finally earned a victory by the same score Monday