Canucks need to learn how to play defence...again
Split earned, the Canucks are back in the village, with home ice advantage. Screw the naysayers, this is where they want to be.
A statistical look at Game Two of the series between the Canucks and Blackhawks based on the scoring chances for both teams during the game.
Can't win hockey games without it. Can't hand 40 minutes right to the opponent like you don't care. Can't win if you play like it's 2009 again.
Feels like we've been here before: Can the Canucks alter history and take a 2-0 lead heading back to Vancouver for game 3? Deja-vu...
|- 1, Vancouver Goal - Mason Raymond (3), from Ryan Kesler and Kevin Bieksa at 1:22. 2, Vancouver Power-Play Goal - Mikael Samuelsson (8), from Henrik Sedin and Pavol Demitra at 5:02. 3, Chicago Goal - Brent Seabrook, from Dave Bolland and Kris Versteeg at 7:40. Penalties - Niklas Hjalmarsson, Chicago (Delaying Game-Puck over glass), 3:32; Brent Seabrook, Chicago (Delay of game), 4:02; Kris Versteeg, Chicago (Tripping), 10:26; Andrew Alberts, Vancouver (Hooking), 17:26.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Andrew Ladd, Chicago (Hi-sticking), 1:12; Christian Ehrhoff, Vancouver (Tripping), 9:50.|
|- 4, Chicago Short-Handed Goal - Patrick Sharp (4), from Brent Seabrook at 6:49. 5, Chicago Goal - Kris Versteeg, from Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook at 18:30. 6, Chicago Empty Net Goal - Patrick Kane (6), from Jonathan Toews at 19:12. Penalties - Duncan Keith, Chicago (Holding the stick), 5:10; Tomas Kopecky, Chicago (Too many men/ice - bench), 13:11.|