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Canucks Report: Off day

by Derek Jory / Vancouver Canucks
September 14, 2010


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Not much news coming out of Canucks camp today at the Young Stars Tournament. The team canceled its practice this morning instead opting for a light off-ice workout and stretch.

Vancouver's next game is Wednesday afternoon against the Anaheim Ducks, puck drops at 4 p.m. live on


Eddie Lack needs to get himself a winter jacket for the Winnipeg cold and maybe an umbrella for Vancouver's rain just in case.

The 22-year-old Swedish Canucks prospect has started both games in net for Vancouver at the Young Stars Tournament and his stellar play has everyone from Manitoba Moose head coach Claude Noel to his parents back home buzzing.

Noel has compared Lack to Nashville Predators keeper Pekka Rinne, whom he coached with the Milwaukee Admirals.

“He reminds me a lot of him, big guy, same type of style, good feet, covers the bottom of the net and he reminds me of the same demeanor as Rinne, he’s really upbeat and enthusiastic and really good worker,” said Noel.


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