As the Vancouver Canucks start skating again this season they do so with the shortest amount of rest in team history. What better time to make some bold predictions that will probably be embarrassing later, when they don't pan out?
How will the short off season affect this season?
How will Roberto Luongo bounce back?
These, and many other questions swirl around the defending Western Conference Champions.
Will all of these bold, and not so bold, predictions come true? Maybe.
If they do, you can bet there will be a self-congratulatory article to follow. If not, we won't speak of this again.
So, here are 10 bold Vancouver Canucks predictions for 2011-2012.
What are yours?