Vancouver 6, Columbus 2

Friday, November 22, 2013 10:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Columbus 8-12-2-1 4-6-0-1 4-6-2-0 L1
Vancouver 12-8-1-3 5-4-1-1 7-4-0-2 W1


Canucks 6, Blue Jackets 2: Henrik Sedin scored twice, including one during a three-goal second-period blitz, as host Vancouver snapped a five-game winless drought.

Sedin and defenseman Alexander Edler scored 16 seconds apart and Daniel Sedin emerged from a slump with a goal and two assists. Roberto Luongo needed to make only 14 saves to earn his first victory since Nov. 7.

Vancouver scored only six times during its 0-3-2 skid but pumped in three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 10 seconds to break the game open and avenge a 3-1 loss in Columbus on Oct. 20. Zack Kassian also had a goal and defenseman Ryan Stanton collected three assists to give the Canucks their first win in the fourth contest of a six-game homestand.

Matt Calvert and Artem Anisimov had the goals for the Blue Jackets, who were without their top two scorers in James Wisniewski and Brandon Dubinsky. Sergei Bobrovsky turned aside 29 shots as Columbus fell to 2-2 on a five-game Canadian road trip that winds up Monday in Toronto.

Daniel Sedin scored with only 16 seconds left in the opening period to counter Calvert's goal before Vancouver took command in the middle session. Kassian's shot from the left circle snuck under the arm of Bobrovsky at 12:05 and Henrik Sedin's rebound was kicked in by the goaltender before Edler's blast from the left point clanged in off the left post.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Daniel Sedin notched his first points in seven games for the Canucks, who improved to 12-0-3 when scoring two or more goals ... Wisniewski was out of the lineup with the flu while Dubinsky was sent back to Columbus to have his foot evaluated. ... Jeremy Welsh scored his first career goal for Vancouver with 29 seconds to play.

Top Game Performances

Columbus   Vancouver
Artem Anisimov 1 Points Daniel Sedin 3
Artem Anisimov 1 Goals Henrik Sedin 2
Michael Chaput 1 Assists Ryan Stanton 3
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Sergei Bobrovsky .829 Save Percentage Roberto Luongo .875
Sergei Bobrovsky 29 Saves Roberto Luongo 14

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Columbus 16 2 0-5 4-4 15 28
Vancouver 35 6 0-4 5-5 17 33

Upcoming Games

  • Vancouver will play its next game at home against Chicago. The Canucks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Columbus will play its next game on the road against Toronto. The Blue Jackets have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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