Will the Canucks have the looks to kill tonight? Or are they comfy cozy with just a playoff spot?
A win tonight and a Calgary loss ensures they are here for the next week and a half with home ice advantage in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Will they have some jump? There has to be a tiny bit of them that would like to relax.
Have they been ready to start many games this season? Despite the importance of a large number of games Willie D’s crew does not seem to start playing until the red light behind their net starts glowing. Vancouver has led only two times after the first period in their last 25 games.
The opponents are going to be loosey goosey. The dessert dogs can hit the links, starting Sunday in the Valley of the Sun for a few weeks before it gets too hot.
Captain Coyote, veteran Shane Doan will not play.
One Arizona defender will be motivated, as Oliver Ekman-Larsson leads the team in goals with 23, which also ties him with Phil Housley for the franchise record for goals by a defenceman.
He needs one more marker and I’m sure he’d love to bulge the twine behind former teammate Eddie Lack.
The season series is 2-2, both teams have had blowout wins at the former garage.
The ‘Nucks have said the right things, but tonight would be the right time to Bee Beep, run over the Coyotes.