Subban's centre ice goal gives Canucks fans Cloutier flashbacks (VIDEO)

Dec 14 2017, 5:46 pm

I know you were thinking it.

It was a rough night for the Vancouver Canucks, who were blown out at home by the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night. They were outshot 48-26, and outscored 7-1.

The game included an embarrassing goal let in by goaltender Anders Nilsson from centre ice.

You could almost hear the entire city utter the same thing immediately after that goal by PK Subban went in.

“Cloutier.”

It’s easy to understand why.

A slap shot from centre ice, scored glove side during the second period at Rogers Arena from a Norris Trophy winning defenceman? If that doesn’t remind you of Nicklas Lidstrom’s goal from Game 3 of the first round of the 2003 playoffs, I don’t know what will.

Ironically, Dan Cloutier is the Canucks’ current goaltending coach.

Here’s how Canucks fans reacted on Wednesday night:

See also