Sedin has joined the Canucks in L.A. after being cleared for practice on Monday. Last year’s Art Ross Trophy winner hasn’t played since suffering a concussion on a hit by Chicago’s Duncan Keith late in the season.
The President’s Trophy-winning Canucks are down three games to none to the eighth-seeded Kings. A loss Wednesday would give the Canucks a place in history as the first No. 1 seed to be swept by a No. 8 seed.
While there is no denying Sedin’s skill and his ability to impact a game, the Canucks have too many problems for one player alone to fix.
Here are five of those problems.