FanShot

Last year, the core group used that same painfully mediocre start to galvanize and focus the team....

4

Last year, the core group used that same painfully mediocre start to galvanize and focus the team. One of the most important voices during the turnaround was Malhotra's. One of the most important players who translated words into action was Kesler. He went on to score 10 goals in 15 games and the team never had to shoulder check for the rest of the season. Kesler was able to go on that tear because for two reasons which don't exist now - he was healthy and had a checking-line centre in Malhotra who the Canucks trusted to shut down top forwards. This season, Malhotra's not even centering the third line. It's hit the Canucks deeply and on many levels.

Great perspective from Jason Botchford. Click the link for much more on this including quotes from Kes, Manny and AV.
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Nucks Misconduct

You must be a member of Nucks Misconduct to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Nucks Misconduct. You should read them.

Join Nucks Misconduct

You must be a member of Nucks Misconduct to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Nucks Misconduct. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker