Vancouver 2, St. Louis 1

Friday, January 10, 2014 10:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
St. Louis 31-8-3-2 17-3-2-0 14-5-1-2 L1
Vancouver 24-13-3-6 12-6-2-3 12-7-1-3 W1

Recap


Canucks 2, Blues 1: Mike Santorelli snapped a tie early in the third period as host Vancouver halted its five-game winless streak (0-2-3).

Zac Dalpe also scored and Eddie Lack turned aside 30 shots for the Canucks, who had squandered late leads in each of their previous two games.

Defenseman Alex Pietrangelo netted the lone goal for the Blues, who had their seven-game winning streak come to an end. Brian Elliott finished with 20 saves in losing for the first time in eight decisions.

Dalpe opened the scoring 1:31 into the second period, tipping a shot by Daniel Sedin past Elliott for his second goal of the season. St. Louis forged a tie at 7:49 as defenseman Jay Bouwmeester made a cross-ice pass from the left point to Pietrangelo, who beat Lack with a blast from the right point.

The Canucks grabbed the lead at 5:56 of the third on Santorelli's 10th tally. Blue-liner Jason Garrison pounced on a loose puck at the top of the slot and unleashed a shot that Santorelli tipped past Elliott while sitting on the doorstep.

GAME NOTEBOOK: St. Louis failed to earn a point for the first time in 11 contests (9-1-1). ... Elliott fell to 13-2-2 on the season. His only other regulation loss came on Nov. 29 at San Jose. ... Lack had allowed four goals in each of his previous three games. 

Top Game Performances

St. Louis   Vancouver
Alex Pietrangelo 1 Points Zac Dalpe 1
Alex Pietrangelo 1 Goals Zac Dalpe 1
Patrik Berglund 1 Assists Jason Garrison 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Brian Elliott .909 Save Percentage Eddie Lack .968
Brian Elliott 20 Saves Eddie Lack 30

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
St. Louis 31 1 0-1 2-2 4 25
Vancouver 22 2 0-2 1-1 2 37

Upcoming Games

  • Vancouver will play its next game on the road against Los Angeles. The Canucks have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .455 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play its next game at home against Phoenix. The Blues have a W/L % of .688 after a win and .750 after a loss.