Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/19/13
Deep Diss Hockey The highly anticipated game between the Vancouver Canucks and their rival Chicago Blackhawks earlier this month was tremendously exciting as Vancouver won 2-1 in a shootout but it lacked that physical edge everyone was pining for. Far from revenge being exacted on Duncan Keith, it was probably the tamest game between the two teams in years in terms of physicality. Both teams said before the game that they were only looking for the two points, and surprisingly that wasn’t just a line to feed the media. Will this game be any different? We’ve seen three fights in a row now, maybe we can get that number up to five? Matchup: Vancouver Canucks (8 – 3 – 3) v Chicago Blackhawks (12 – 0– 3) Venue: United Centre Time: 5:30 pm TV/Radio: Sportsnet, Team 1040 Matchup Stats | Preview Game Notes It’s the Blackhawks and Canucks. What more do you need. What to Watch: Chicago The ‘Hawks are destroying the league right now. They haven’t lost in regulation, and have given up the fe...
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