The Province

Patient’s pulse: faint

WHAT’S AILING THE CANUCKS — AND HOW CAN THEY GET BETTER? WE POLLED PROVINCE SPORTS READERS, AND 916 WEIGHED IN …

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If the cutoff for making the playoffs in the Western Conference is 95 points, the Canucks need 32 points — or to go approximat­ely 14-4-4 in their final 22 games. Will they do it? (Note: since the poll closed, the Canucks have won their first of the 22 games.) 89%

No, they’re done

11% Yes, the Sochi break will have turned this team around What most desperatel­y needs to be fixed right now?

72%

Scoring of all sorts

14%

A desire to win

11%

The power play

2%

Defensive lapses

1%

Goaltendin­g If one guy above all needs to get red-hot for the Canucks to succeed, it’s ... 33%

Daniel Sedin

25%

Alex Burrows

17%

Henrik Sedin

12%

Roberto Luongo

10%

Ryan Kesler

2%

Zack Kassian Are you feeling the buzz for Sunday’s Heritage Classic? 65%

No way

30% Sort of, but it’s just another game

5% Yes, people are talking about it Have you given up on this season? 77%

Yes, just get me to the draft

23% No, they just need to get in the playoffs and anything could happen Your verdict on John Tortorella:

69% Give him time, his system will bring long-term success

31% Not the right fit here, change direction Your verdict on Mike Gillis:

67% Enough is enough, time to move on

33% One more year; injuries and underperfo­rmance did him in; more cap space will let him work More@TheProvinc­e.com We take a humorous look at the poll results in an online multimedia gallery

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