Series breakdown: Canucks (1) vs. Blackhawks (8)
Ah, but these are not the same Blackhawks, and these ain't the same Canucks. The salary cap left the champs strapped for quality depth, and that
Lest we forget, backup Cory Schneider helped the Canucks win the Jennings Trophy for fewest goals-against. In other words, there's extra pressure on the 32-year-old Luongo to not only overcome the recent past, but keep the "Put-in-Schneider!" crowd at bay through the first hint of trouble.