The Kevin Bieksa Buddies charity game hit the ice on Wednesday night in Vancouver and included a coach known for crooning, not hockey. Canadian singer Michael Bublé was behind the bench to help raise funds for charity, that after deciding not to play.
At the 2012 NHL entry draft the Sutter family got closer to catching the Hull family for the league's all-time family scoring lead for two reasons: Lukas Sutter was drafted by Winnipeg and cousin Brandon was traded to a high-scoring team.
The Vancouver Canucks played 25 games in the Stanley Cup playoffs last season and came a win from winning it all, so there was not much expectation of change over the summer. This season, with only 5 playoff games, things are different.
The Sedin brothers are exceptional for many reasons, identical twins with loads of talent, a great work ethic and durability. And you can add this to their list of accomplishments: they are the first Swedes to make the all-time NHL family-scoring top 20.