The whole team got away from their success formula last year. Last night was full of defensive breakdowns. Open man unchecked all over the Canucks zone because two players went after the same guy. I watched the Philly broadcast and after a few of the Flyers goal, the broadcasters were saying the way they scored was because the scorer were on the opposite side of the puck carrier, who was able to make a good pass. Well, last season the Canucks would not have even let the pass go through, let alone having the far side guy completely unchecked. A big concern I have for this season is that in the attempt to address last year's weakness, they take away their strength. Maybe it's a good thing they found this out so early. Hard work and strong D were nowhere to be found last night. Bieksa was so symbolic the whole thing. Last year he was a pleasant surprise because he played hard, hit hard, and contributed to the attack from time to time. This year (and late last season too), he appeared to have relaxed too much. He didn't have the same kind of urgency that allowed me to make the team and made a lot of mistakes, partly because he focused more on offense than what made him so successful (hard work and ability to play physical and shut down opponents) The way he was so casual it's amazing that it was Salo not hiim who got hurt in training camp.