Canucks poll: Is the system or the players most to blame for team’s tailspin?

 

 
 
 
 
Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella reacts on the bench as players David Booth, Zack Kassian and Henrik Sedin (left to right) look on during the third period of their NHL game against the Nashville Predators at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2014.
 

Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella reacts on the bench as players David Booth, Zack Kassian and Henrik Sedin (left to right) look on during the third period of their NHL game against the Nashville Predators at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2014.

Photograph by: THE CANADIAN PRESS, Darryl Dyck

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Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis suggested Thursday that his team’s change to a more defensive style is primarily responsible for the poor play that will see it miss the playoffs for the first time in six years. Do you agree or think it is rather the players’ fault? Cast your vote below.

 
 
 
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Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella reacts on the bench as players David Booth, Zack Kassian and Henrik Sedin (left to right) look on during the third period of their NHL game against the Nashville Predators at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2014.
 

Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella reacts on the bench as players David Booth, Zack Kassian and Henrik Sedin (left to right) look on during the third period of their NHL game against the Nashville Predators at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2014.

Photograph by: THE CANADIAN PRESS, Darryl Dyck

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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