Apr 1, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler (23) skates against the New York Rangers during the third period at Rogers Arena. The New York Rangers won 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports
The Canucks seem to be a team on the verge of a rebuild. They had to move their best all-around player in Kesler, one of their top offensive blueliners in Garrison and really didn’t get much immediate return. If Alex Burrows doesn’t have a monster bounce-back year, the Canucks will have trouble icing a real first line, let along make up any ground in the playoff race.
5th PACIFIC DIVISION