Closing out the Blues and Where’s the Beef?

Closing Out the Blues

As the Canucks head into Game 4 with a 3-0 lead, I’m sure many fans, media and observers alike are thinking the “S” word. Yes that’s right, “sweep”.  Can the Canucks sweep these Blues? Sure they can. Will they? That remains to be seen.

Personally I don’t care for a sweep, it would be nice, but I am confident in the abilities of the Canucks to close the series out at some point, but they will.  I cannot see the St. Louis Blues beating Luongo four games straight. I just don’t see it.  Not with the way he has been playing, not with the way the Canucks have supported him scoring, it seems like an impossiblity.

As I said in my previous  blog, there is a recipe for playoff success that the Canucks are following. A lot of it has to do with the belief in each other. The team believes in Luongo and it’s evident that Luongo believes in the rest of the team.  So far, the Canucks have contained the St. Louis scoring threats to a minimum. TJ Oshie has not been as effective, and despite all the chances Andy McDonald has had against Luongo, he shows only one goal. The Canucks have done their job. [Read more...]