The Vancouver Canucks looked gassed during their 2-0 loss in Detroit Thursday night, and they are once again off to a slow and sloppy start. After the first four games, Vancouver has a 1-2-1 record.
Is it time to push the panic button?
It is understandable how some Canucks fans might feel a little uneasy with the start they’ve witnessed.
After all, there isn’t much good to talk about with Vancouver. Roberto Luongo has looked shaky at best, has given up a few weak goals and is back to flopping on his belly at every opportunity.
But he’s not the only one.
Vancouver’s second line is still struggling, and newcomer Marco Sturm looks slow and generally lost on the ice.
To make matters worse, they have started games slow and can’t kill penalties, which they are taking a lot of.
It may seem bleak.
Despite all the evidence, the Vancouver Canucks are not in trouble…yet. Here are four reasons why Vancouver fans can take a deep breath and relax.
How close are you to pushing the panic button?