After rocketing out of the gate with 5 goals, Zack Kassian has come back down to earth a little bit but it’s not letting a bump in the road get him down says Elliott Pap. Read
To get Steve Pinizzotto back on the ice, the Canucks rolled the dice sending Aaron Volpatti to the waiver wire. Read
Newsflash! Kevin Bieksa plays with a bit of an edge to his game and that leads to some serious highlight-reel plays (you saw his goal against Dallas last week). It can put him in trouble at times, but Jeff Angus from Canucks Army says it’s all worth it. Read
Harrison Mooney gets us up-to-date on the less formal side of the Vancouver Canucks.Read
- Frank Corrado needs just a single point in tonight’s matchup with Owen Sound to break the 40 point barrier for the first time in his OHL career. His Kitchener Rangers teammate, Evan McEneny is sitting on 30 points this season.
- The Chicago Wolves are down in Texas for the weekend with games against the Texas Stars on Friday followed by a date with the San Antonio Rampage Saturday. The Wolves have gone 1-1 vs. Texas this season and 1-0-1 against the Rampage.
And in the college ranks, Joseph Labate and his #16 Wisconsin Badgers are on the NBC Sports Network battling #13/15 Nebraska – Omaha to open the WCHA playoffs.