Not much has gone right for the Canucks so far this training camp. David Booth’s return lasted two practices, Zack Kassian is probably going to miss a big chunk of time due to suspension, and the team has lost all three games they’ve played, and badly at that (although, on the bright side, these games are considered tune-ups, so getting completely and thoroughly tuned is sort of the point, right?).
But there is solace. The preseason is over.
Sure, there are still three games remaining in the Canucks’ exhibition schedule — visits by and to new divisional rivals San Jose and Phoenix, respectively, as well as the first meeting with the New York Rangers since they and the Canucks swapped coaches in the summer — but I’d argue that, this weekend, the season officially started.Continue Reading —›