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Daniel Sedin's goal, pair of assists power Canucks in toppling Flames
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:28:22 +0000
Calgary, AB, Canada (4E Sports) - Winger Daniel Sedin had a goal and two assists to lead the Vancouver Canucks over the Calgary Flames, 5-1 Wednesday at Scotiabank Saddledome .
Brandon Sutter had a goal and an assist while Henrik Sedin , Jannik Hansen and Alex Burrows also scored for the Canucks, who outshot the Flames 44-30 .
Canucks goalie Ryan Miller made 29 saves.
Flames' Jiri Hudler scored and goalie Karri Ramo finished with 39 saves.
Hansen got Hutton's cross-ice pass along the boards before beating Ramo at 10:34 of the first period.
Sutter doubled the lead with about 2 minutes left in the period after batting a rebound out of the air past Ramo .
Hudler broke through for the Flames at 3:39 of the second off an assist from Johnny Gaudreau .
A shot by Dan Hamhuis deflected off Ramo and then Daniel Sedin and went into Calgary's net to make it 3-1 with 5 seconds left in the second.
At 8:17 of the third, Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman knocked down a shot by Burrows, but tipped it into his own net to give the Canucks a 4-1 lead.
Henrik Sedin scored on a wrist shot with 3:29 left to cap the scoring.