Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) – Daniel Sedin netted the game-winning goal
with 55 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3
victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday.
Henrik Sedin made a move around a defender and sent a cross-ice feed from the
left circle to Daniel Sedin, who blasted a sharp-angle one-timer past the
glove of Craig Anderson from just above the goal line for the win.
Alexandre Burrows, Shawn Matthias and Kevin Bieksa also scored and Henrik
Sedin finished with two assists for the Canucks, who have won four of their
Ryan Miller made 21 saves in the win.
Kyle Turris supplied a goal and a helper and Mark Stone and Mike Hoffman both
lit the lamp for Ottawa, which got 33 saves from Anderson in its third
Vancouver took a 3-2 lead 5:36 into the third period after Bieksa’s blast
from the right point deflected off an Ottawa player in front and past
Stone entered the offensive zone up the middle and dropped a pass back to Kyle
Turris. Miller made a glove save on Turris, but Stone whacked the rebound past
the Vancouver netminder for a 3-3 contest at 8:42 to send the game into
Ottawa appeared to break the scoreless deadlock with under a minute to play in
the opening stanza after the puck went into the net, but Chris Neil was called
for hooking a defender in front of the cage.
Vancouver struck first 6:13 into the second. Linden Vey shoveled the puck up
the boards into the offensive zone. Matthias tracked it down, barreled in on
net and capped the sequence by slipping the puck through Anderson’s legs.
Hoffman fired home the rebound of Curtis Lazar’s shot midway through the
second for a 1-1 score.
Nick Bonino slipped a pass across the ice to Burrows, who tapped the puck in
for a 2-1 lead with 3:43 remaining in the second. Just over a minute later,
Turris tied the game back up after snapping a shot past Miller in close.
Vancouver remained undefeated in one-goal games this season (6-0-0) … The
Canucks are 9-2-0 in their last 11 games against the Senators … Turris
recorded his 100th career assist on Stone’s goal … Senators forward Alex
Chiasson recorded an assist after missing the past three games with a foot
injury … The two teams will meet for the second and final time this season
in Ottawa on Dec. 7.