Upon further review Alex Edler doesn't plan on changing the way he approaches any game.
The fact that he's facing the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday his first game back from a three-game suspension for an illegal check to the head of Thomas Hertl has only heightened his resolve to be a defensive deterrent and offensive contributor for the Vancouver Canucks.
Edler checked the San Jose rookie near the Canucks' bench in the second period of an Oct. 10 meeting at Rogers Arena and the winger's helmet flew off. The league ruled that the head was the main point of contact. And because Hertl was spun around as opposed to being driven backward by the blow NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan made the ruling. He said Edler was supposed to take a better angle toward Hertl — even though Hertl ducked down and looked like he was trying to jump around the defenceman.
"I'm not going to change the way I play" Edler said Friday following practice. "I look at myself as a clean player and I try to p...