Canucks continue to address the "need" for toughness.
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The Lake Erie Monsters were eliminated tonight, falling to Manitoba 4-1 at home. The Monsters led 3-1 in the series, but lost game 5 2-0 and game 6 3-1. Tonight, the Monsters got the early lead...
Sergei Shirokov looked out of pace and place in his first 3 NHL games, registering zero points and was a -4. There were times that I thought that if he just scored once that perhaps he'd start flying
According to the KHL.net, the deadline for Shirokov to come to an agreement over his contract with CSKA Moscow passed at midnight and he sounds to be headed for Vancouver.
Another burgeoning NHL/KHL "issue" is unfolding half a planet away that may - as early as next week perhaps - deliver Sergei Shirokov into the Vancouver Canucks hands.