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Craig Anderson stopped 35 shots for his eighth career shutout Saturday when the Colorado Avalanche beat Vancouver 3-0. Wojtek Wolski and Paul Stastny each had a goal and an assist and Darcy Tucker scored the other goal for the Avalanche, who opened the season with two straight wins for the first time since the 2001-02 season.
The Vancouver Canucks have signed goaltender Roberto Luongo to a 12-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season. Luongo, 30, finished 2008-09 with a 33-13-7 record, his fourth consecutive season with at least 30 wins. He established a franchise single-season shutout record (nine) despite playing in only 54 games.
Andrew Ladd tipped a shot past Roberto Luongo 2:52 into overtime Thursday, giving the Chicago Blackhawks a series-tying 2-1 victory over Vancouver. The Canucks appeared ready to take a two-game lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals, having ridden a shutout effort by Luongo deep into the third period. Chicago tied the game, however, on Martin Havlat's goal with 2:44 to play in regulation and Blackhawks goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin kept his team alive with a series of...
Patrick Sharp and Dave Bolland both scored twice Saturday, leading Chicago to a 6-3 win over Vancouver in Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series. Sharp scored both his goals in the second period.
The second round of the NHL playoffs opens Thursday with the Vancouver Canucks hosting the Chicago Blackhawks. Vancouver has not played since April 21 when the Canucks finished a four-game sweep of the St. Louis Blues.
The Vancouver Canucks advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday by beating the St.
Daniel Sedin, Mattias Ohlund and Steve Bernier scored Sunday for Vancouver, which took a three-game lead over St. Louis in the playoffs, edging the Blues 3-2. The Canucks will try to sweep the best-of-seven series and move on to the Western Conference semifinals in Game 4 Tuesday in St.
Roberto Luongo recorded his first NHL career playoff shutout Friday, carrying the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-0 victory over St. Louis. The Canucks took a 2-0 lead in the opening-round series, which resumes Sunday in St.
Roberto Luongo won a goaltending duel with Chris Mason Wednesday and carried Vancouver to a 2-1 win over St. Louis to open their playoff series. Vancouver has suffered just one home loss in regulation since Jan.
Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo, who had two shutouts last week, is the NHL's No. 1 star of the week, the league said Monday. The NHL selects three stars of the week each Monday. In addition to Luongo, the league honored St.
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