Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/26/13
Successful road trip for Canucks Well, that’s over. The Vancouver Canucks‘ longest road trip of the season is now in their rear-view mirror, and it can’t be considered anything but a success. They fought injuries, a horrible schedule and some pretty good teams to walk away with a respectable 5-1-1 record, and really only had one bad effort in Columbus. The Canucks beat the teams they should have (Buffalo, New Jersey and Philly) and had nice showings against the Blues and Islanders. Pittsburgh is a game they really should have won, but they managed to get a single point, so it wasn’t a total loss. It bodes well for the team the rest of the way, but here are the three guys who I think helped carry the team during this epic trip. Ryan Kesler People are noticing Ryan Kessler Sure, playing with Henrik Sedin helps, but Ryan Kesler was the most noticeable he’s been since the Nashville Predators series in 2011 during this trip. Kesler picked up six goals and three assists over the seven gam...
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