Originally written on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 1/23/13
Canucks coach Alain Vigneault is desperately trying to generate some offense beyond the Sedin twins, Daniel and Henrik. No. 2 center Ryan Kesler remains sidelined recovering from surgical repairs. Second-line winger David Booth is out with a groin muscle strain.So Vigneault moved the Sedin’s usual linemate, agitating winger Alexandre Burrows, to the second-line center role – even though Burrows has precious little experience at center. Chris Higgins and Jannik Hansen will flank him.“It's not a big deal,” Burrows told the Vancouver Sun. “I know the game, I understand the game. There's an adjustment, but it's still playing hockey. You still have to work hard, play well defenisvely and skate. That is probably the biggest difference, that you are skating a little bit more.”Rugged young winger Zack Kassian is getting to skate with the Sedins at even strength. The third line will feature former first-round pick Jordan Schroeder centering Mason Raymond and Dale Weise. Schroeder will be making
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