Vancouver Canucks Reach 50 wins for the First time in Franchise History

The Vancouver Canucks won their 50 game this season over the Columbus Blue Jackets by the score of 4-1 on Sunday. This game put the Canucks at the 50 win mark which would be the first time in franchise history.  During the game the Canucks started off like they always do; hitting hard and scoring the important first goal to set the tone of the game. This time around it was defenseman Christian Ehrhoff. After a mildly eventful 2nd period, in the 3rd former Hart trophy winner Henrik Sedin scored on the power play. Chris Higgins got the 3rd goal of the night to make it 3 – 0 for the Canucks. Then last R.J. Umberger finally got on the board for Columbus. But late in the 3rd Higgins decided to score his second goal of the night. Mason Raymond had three assist in this contest as well. Corey Schneider was in the net for the Canucks win making 39 of 40 saves and improving to a 15 – 3 – 2 record. While Columbus’s Mathieu Garon took the lost and saved 20 of 24 Vancouver shots.    

It was a historic day for the Canucks winning their franchise 50th in their 40th NHL season. Now who’s up for a party?

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    What is with Theo predicting a first round knock out,he doesnt even know who we will play,anyone who knows hockey will be seeing at least two or three top seeds getting knocked out this year as usual,maybe more,but unfortunally Theo,Vancouver will not be included in that group,personally I would like to draw Chicago, once we have them out of the way, it will be a race to 12 more wins,it wont be easy,we will have to get saves,bounces,posts,crossbars,powerplays,penalty kills,good officiating,if thats possible,shorthanded goals,and yes our regular strength lines,that no other teams can match,one thru four,we will soon be getting back our full defence squad healthy,hopefully,ps if you know hockey ,and I do, then you know from a beer leauge ,to the NHL,your goalie is first star then you have probably won the game,that bodes well for the canucks,let the race begin,first to sixteen wins,wins,go canucks.