Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Canucks / Kings Preview

So it all comes down to this. The Canucks have a 3-point lead on the Wild and still with a game in hand. Tonight's game against the Kings is a must-win for a couple of reasons. For one, the Kings are not that good and Vancouver needs to bury a weaker team. Secondly, the Wild are playing the Oilers tonight and on Thursday night, as well playing the Blues to close out their season. Don't put it past Minnesota to win all 3 of those games and take 6 points.
The Canucks are in a little more tough than that, but really should clinch the Division. After tonight we play the Avalanche on Thursday, the Sharks on Saturday, and the Coyotes on Sunday to finish off the season. All they have to do is win 2 of those and they are guaranteed NW Champs. Piece of cake right?
The Kings have lost 4 in a row, including a 4-2 loss to the Canucks last Thursday.
We need to see a better 60-minute effort from the Canucks than what we saw against the Flames on Saturday.

Sami Salo will play tonight, and that will be a huge boost. Yannick Tremblay has been sent back to Manitoba.

My prediction: 5-2 Canucks. Dan Sedin (2) Pyatt, Naslund, Salo. For the Kings: Cammalleri and Brown.

Anyone else?


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At April 3, 2007 at 11:06 AM , Blogger Jenny said...

I"m gonna say 4-2 naslund, Linden, and 2 by d. Seding

they better win! they should win! but they should have won last saturday too, we shall see

I have to work tonight :( it better be slow !

 
At April 3, 2007 at 12:51 PM , Anonymous Temujin said...

A ass-kicking of unprecedented proportions.

5-1 Canucks

Pyatt, D sedin, Cooke, Morrison, Bieksa

Spana-kopitar for the Kings.

Sabourin gonna start tonight??? Here's hoping!

 
At April 3, 2007 at 1:00 PM , Blogger Daz said...

I'm thinking 3-1.

D Sedin, Cooke, Pyatt

Johnson for the Kings

Hope Dany's not it tonight nothing against him but i'm gonna be at the game and was hoping to see Luongo live.

 
At April 3, 2007 at 1:53 PM , Blogger Zanstorm said...

Thst is every reason to NOT play Sabs tonight :)

 
At April 3, 2007 at 4:07 PM , Blogger Mike said...

4-1 Canucks. Daniel, Salo, Nazzy & Pyatt for Vancouver, Kopitar for LA.

 
At April 3, 2007 at 9:31 PM , Blogger Jenny said...

oh i do believe i predicted the right score :D and got two of the goal scorers right. :)

after the first period, and the kings going up 2-0 i must admit i was worried! :)

Go CANUCKS

 
At April 4, 2007 at 8:27 AM , Blogger Zanstorm said...

I was hoping for 2 empty net goals so I'D be right! Damn! Good job tho!

 

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