It's going to be an abbreviated Buzz this morning, I've got a cold and I need to get to bed! Here are your links, images, bad Photoshops, out-of-context quotes and wild generalities for Thursday, March 15, 2012.
Vancouver Canucks News & Notes
Weird game last night. I thought the new forward lines showed some chemistry and the PowerPlay looked deadly, but another porous defensive effort resulted in 5 goals against and a loss. The Raymond Experiment wasn't a total failure, as the Sedins put up a few points finally. Alex Burrows was incredible with Jannik Hansen.
John Cullen looks at the Canucks week in tweets. [Canucks Army]
Very cool infographic breaking down the Canucks' final 13 (now 12) games of the season:
Why are the Canucks playing poorly lately? Because of YOU. [Legion of Blog]
NHL News & Notes
The uncertainty of the upcoming CBA has forced the NHL to cancel next season's games in Europe. [Globe & Mail]
Hybrid icing has gained quite a bit of traction this week at the GM meetings. The rule is already implemented in the NCAA, and at least one coach thinks it's good for the game. [SBN]
Commissioner Gary recaps the GM meetings. I hope he's wearing at least SPF 40. Gotta be careful!