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Canucks Flames Game One - A Statistical Review

A look at the Canucks and Flames advanced stats after game one. All graphs and statistics courtesy of war-on-ice.com This was a frustrating one. Whether you were looking at it through the lens of the eye-test or studying advanced stats, the Canucks and Flames were practically neck and neck for the entire game. With only a few minutes left to play in the third period, the game seemed destined for overtime. But in the last minute of the game, the Canucks were trapped in their own zone with Luca Sbisa and Kevin Bieksa on the ice, along with a fourth line made up of two rookies. It seems a...
The Province Mar 26, 2015
Jamieson: Once shut out of the Canucks lineup, Weber is now the shutdown man

Jamieson: Once shut out of the Canucks lineup, Weber is now the shutdown man

From power-play specialist and sometime spare part to top-pairing defenceman, it’s been a strange and wonderful five weeks for Yannick Weber. Many were predicting disaster when the Canucks’ blue-line turned into a train wreck in mid-February. With Kevin Bieksa already out with hand surgery, the Canucks lost their top pairing — Alex Edler (upper body) and Chris Tanev (concussion) — in the same game in Calgary on Valentine’s Day. That meant three of their top four D-men were out.

Canucks Hat Trick: Beating the back-to-backers, counting on Eddie Lack, measuring Bieksa’s worth

You have to give the Winnipeg Jets credit, lots of credit. In a preseason predictions roundup, the Hockey News picked the Jets to finish last in the Central Division. So did Yahoo’s Puck Daddy. Sportsnet.ca wrote, “Yawn. That’s my prediction …
The Province Mar 23, 2015
Jamieson: Weber makes some huge strides with Canucks

Jamieson: Weber makes some huge strides with Canucks

When opportunity knocked, Yannick Weber ripped the door wide open and bolted through. The Swiss defenceman found himself in a land of enhanced playing time during the Canucks’ crushing injuries to their blue-line brigade. In one eight-game stretch — Feb. 16 to March 3 — the Canucks were without three of their top four defencemen, in Kevin Bieksa, Chris Tanev and Alex Edler.

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