A Whole Lotta Firsts for the Vancouver Canucks

Posted: 8th October 2009 by Nucks IceMan in NHL
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Now the collective province of British Columbia can exhale, as the Nucks broke out of that losing slump with a number of firsts. LetÆs see what that looks like and why. The big one was of course, that first win for the club, jumping all over the Montreal Canadiens, who had played the night before. That doesnÆt discredit the effort that the Canucks had to put forth, as a number of times last year, oppositions came a knocking, having to play the back end of a back to back and still beat the Canucks (Boston for one last year). The success of the Canucks has always been their defensive scheme, which was established in the first year that both Coach Alain Vigneault and Roberto Luongo arrived. We all know looking back, that this was a necessity, with the offensively challenged lineup, but i ...

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