Vancouver Canucks Make Shocking Healthy Scratch

When the Vancouver Canucks face the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night, they will be without one of their stars. This is because Brock Boeser is set to be a healthy scratch. 

While speaking with reporters, head coach Bruce Boudreau noted that Brock being scratched is being done as "tough love." 

Boeser has had a year of mixed results thus far. From an offensive standpoint, he has been good, as he has 14 points in 18 games. However, it is clear that he has not been the greatest defensively, and his disastrous minus-14 rating shows that. He also has not recorded a point in three contests, either.

Still, it is shocking to see the Canucks scratch Boeser. Let's see how the 25-year-old responds once he is reinserted into the lineup.

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