I Watched This Game: Canucks at Columbus Blue Jackets, October 20, 2013

You have to consider this a successful weekend for the Canucks. Coming into the two-game set with stops in Pittsburgh and Columbus, the boys in blue had something to prove. Sure, they were a decent 5-3 in their first eight, but according to negative nellies that make up a sizeable portion of this fanbase, that record was misleading. The Canucks were only beating bad teams. The Devils, the Flames, the Sabres. Teams you’re supposed to beat. Against the good teams, however, they couldn’t hang.

Good luck saying that now. A day after hanging with the Penguins, a good team, the Canucks lost to the Blue Jackets — a bad team. Your argument is finished, Vancouver. It’s done. I waved goodbye to it when I watched this game.

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