Gallagher: Sutter deal one of the best in recent Canucks history

 

Canucks positioned themselves to take advantage of Pittsburgh’s salary woes in acquiring Brandon Sutter

 
 
 
When the Vancouver Canucks were able to augment their centre position through the Brandon Sutter trade this week, they hit upon one of the proven formulas of improving a team in the NHL. The difficulty in pulling this off more often, of course, is getting yourself into the right position and then finding a team which has the assets you covet, and having stumbled into same the position the Pittsburgh Penguins found themselves in before this trade.
 
 
 
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