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Nucks Challenge Hawks

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Today was an optional skate for the team, followed by the Blackhawks practice. Tonight the Canucks will take on the Hawks who are on a roll, coming off three straight wins. Game time is 7:00 on Sportsnet Pacific. The Canucks are tied for first in their division and currently hold on to the 7th spot in the league with 28 points.

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The Canucks talked to the media today about the Jiri Fischer incident, and Matt Cooke, who made it out to skate was in a great mood and joked around with the media. We caught a few of the Blackhawks in their dressing room after practice to talk about gelling better as a team, and their recent winning streak. Check out the audio!

 Audio Clips

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1. Sami Salo talks about the Jiri Fischer incident yesterday.

2. Alex Auld talks about Chicago's progress and the importance of starting quickly.

3. Jarkko Ruutu comments on expressing emotion during the game.

4. Dan Cloutier talks about being a physical goaltender and the game in Anaheim.

5. Nolan Baumgartner agrees with the decision to reschedule the game between Detroit and Nashville.

6. Marc Crawford comments on broadcasting games in Japan.

7. Rene Bourque talks about the team's three straight wins.

8. Adrian Aucoin is pleased that the Hawks are gelling better on the ice.

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