Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Oilers @ Canucks Preview


The Canucks "B Team" posted a gritty, come from behind victory on Monday in Edmonton and now it is time for the "A Team" to step up and strut their stuff.

The Canucks line-up will include the following:

Michael Grabner looks to continue his impressive camp on a line with Henrik Sedin and Jannik Hansen.

The Canucks' second line will consist of 2008 first rounder Cody Hodgson with wingers Steve Bernier and Pavol Demitra.

Darcy Hordichuk and Alex Burrows will flank the wings of Ryan Johnson on the third-line while the fourth line will consist of Alexander Bolduc, Mark Cullen and tough guy Mike Brown.

On Defence, Sami Salo and his heavy shot will play along side Nathan McIver and 2008 second rounder Yann Sauve is paired with Kevin Beiksa.

Lukas Krajicek returns from a summer of rehab to be paired with Zach Fitzgerald.

And last but not least, in goal, Roberto Luongo make his first pre-season start and is expected to split the game with back-up Curtis Sanford.

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