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Sharks beat Canucks 4-2 to snap 6-game skid

Dec. 15, 2019 1:39 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Interim coach Bob Boughner talked about having an open competition at goaltender for the San Jose Sharks after taking over earlier this week. Aaron Dell more than made his case to get another start. Dell made 33 saves, including several tough stops while protecting a lead in the...

Pettersson scores in OT, Canucks beat Hurricanes 1-0

Dec. 13, 2019 2:31 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson can be a tough critic. Pettersson was asked how good goaltender Jacob Markstrom was in the Vancouver Canucks’ 1-0 overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night. “He can always be better,” said Pettersson, managing to...

Tavares has 3-point game, Toronto beats Vancouver 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 2:53 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — John Tavares provided the bulk of the offense, yet it was goaltender Frederik Andersen who was the difference for Toronto against Vancouver. Tavares had two goals and an assist and the Maple Leafs snapped Vancouver’s two-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory over...

Miller scores in OT to lift Canucks over Sabres 6-5

Dec. 7, 2019 9:21 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — If the Vancouver Canucks hope to still be playing hockey in the spring, they have to keep winning the close games now. Saturday was a nice start. J.T. Miller scored a power-play goal 3:21 into overtime to lift the Canucks over the Buffalo Sabres 6-5. Buffalo's Marcus...

Roussel scores in return, Canucks beat Senators 5-2

Dec. 4, 2019 3:01 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — It took Antoine Roussel less than two minutes to make an impact. Roussel scored on his first shift after missing eight months following knee surgery, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Tuesday night. The goal came just 1:50 into the first period...

Draisaitl nets 2 power-play goals, Oilers top Canucks 3-2

Dec. 2, 2019 2:44 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers didn’t care that their latest victory lacked artistic merit. Leon Draisaitl scored two power-play goals and the Oilers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. "Obviously it’s not a...

Backes, Pastrnak lead Bruins past Canadiens 3-1

Dec. 2, 2019 12:56 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — David Backes scored the deciding goal in his first game in nearly a month, David Pastrnak added his league-leading 25th goal, and the Boston Bruins won their seventh straight game, beating the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 Sunday night. Backes’ first goal of the season came off a feed from...

Pearson has 4-point game, Canucks beat Oilers 5-2

Dec. 1, 2019 2:24 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tanner Pearson recorded the first four-point game of his career, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Pearson had two goals and two assists, and Tyler Graovac, Loui Eriksson and Josh Leivo also scored for the Canucks. Bo Horvat...

Penguins score 6 times in 3rd, rally past Canucks 8-6

Nov. 27, 2019 11:26 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins defenseman Kris Letang didn’t even see the puck go in. He just heard the roar of the crowd. That was all he needed on a night when his team was in dreadful shape earlier in the third period. Letang capped a wild comeback, scoring the deciding goal with 3:06 to play, and...

Voracek scores in 3rd to lift Flyers over Canucks 2-1

Nov. 25, 2019 11:05 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The best offense for the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night turned out to be a great defense that played keep-away from the Vancouver Canucks. Philadelphia dominated the final 40 minutes, leading to Jakub Voracek’s goal midway through the third period for a 2-1 victory over the...