Schneider and the Canucks avoid a real slump.
Whether you're feeling the effects of a big win and the celebration that followed, or you're just crushing as much caffeine as you can to make it through the day, everyone needs a good buzz in the morning. Here are your links, images, bad Photoshops, out-of-context quotes and wild generalities for Friday, March 9, 2012.
Vancouver Canucks News & Notes
Cam Charron recaps the numbers from last night's win over at Canucks Army.
There are two ways to look at last night's win — are you an optimist or a pessimist? [The Province]
Henrik Sedin explains why struggling now might not be such a bad thing for Vancouver. Zandberg linked to this yesterday, but I'll include it here just to make sure you don't miss it, it's a really good read. [The Province]
The Canucks' PowerPlay has been in the bottom third of the league since the Boston game over two months ago, which is quite worrying. [Vancouver Sun]
Sigh, you knew this was coming...The Vancouver Sun asks: are the Sedin twins on the downside of their NHL careers?
NHL News & Notes
It is crazy how identical the Blues and Canucks records are. St. Louis is 43-18-7 for 93 points; Vancouver is 42-18-8 for 92 points.