What to do with fading contenders? (Trending Topics)
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 31, 2014
These are two teams who not so long ago were considered serious Stanley Cup contenders, but the Canucks have lost three of their last four and 11 of 15, and things seem to be getting more nervous than a Vancouver shop owner around an, ahem, anarchist. The fact of the matter is that neither team is doing as well as they've probably come to expect, or set as goals for themselves, at the start of the season, with the Canucks hanging tenuously onto the final playoff spot in the West , and the Wings currently not in a playoff spot in the East.