Scoring slump will pump up Canucks

By Jason Botchford, The Province
Originally Published: Thursday, 8 March 2012

Flashback about a year ago. The Boston Bruins got scorched on March 19 by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

They had poor defence, spotty goaltending and looked slower than pond water.

That 5-2 loss was the Bruins’ sixth in seven games. The chances of doing something in the playoffs? Trending in the wrong direction.

“They would be fortunate to survive a first round in the postseason, never mind challenge for their first Cup since ’72,” one writer put it then.

A lede in the Boston Globe read: “OK, it’s official, the Bruins are a mess.”

You know what happened next.

Maybe that’s why Henrik Sedin isn’t sweating, despite the Canucks’ current affair with mediocrity. Henrik believes there can be a tendency to overreact in Vancouver…Click here to read on


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