Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 12/21/13
Torts Working Some Magic? The Vancouver Canucks lost in regulation for the first time in 20 days last night ending the team’s most impressive winning streak of the year. Sparked by an embarrassing loss to former head coach Alain Vigneault the Canucks responded by winning eight-straight games and earning the loser point in Tuesday’s shootout loss to the Wild. After finally falling from grace the following are five things Canucks fans learned during the team’s dominant start to December. Roberto Luongo is a lock for Sochi Roberto Luongo has been lights out during Vancouver’s dominant streak, keeping opponents below two goals per game in every start during the month of December before being pulled during Thursday’s loss in Dallas. While Luongo’s lone shutout was an easy one against an Oilers team that simply struggled against the Canucks as a whole, it was nice to see Luongo rewarded personally for his impressive play. Luongo has earned the right to return as Team Canada’s starter ag...
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