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After late surge, Canucks fall to surging Geese to additional time


VANCOUVER — Troy Terry scored 3:52 into additional time to provide the Anaheim Geese a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday evening.

Cam Fowler and Isac Lundestrom scored in regulation for the Geese (7-4-3), who prolonged their win streak to 5 video games.

J.T. Miller and Elias Pettersson had third-period objectives for the Canucks (5-6-2). Quinn Hughes and Brock Boeser assisted on each tallies.

Anaheim’s John Gibson was a power in internet, registering 41 saves. Jaroslav Halak had 28 saves for the Canucks in his third begin of the season.

Additional time noticed prime probabilities at each ends of the ice, forcing each Gibson and Halak to carry out acrobatic saves earlier than Terry lastly broke the stalemate.

Pettersson scored with 55 seconds left in regulation, taking a second to settle a puck earlier than rifling a shot from the faceoff dot to tie the rating at 2-2.

The Canucks have been short-handed on the time, with Conor Garland sitting within the penalty field after Halak was referred to as for tripping Ryan Getzlaf. Halak was then pulled to provide Vancouver a full five-man assault with lower than a minute to go.

Miller scuttled Gibson’s shutout try 13:29 into the third, lastly beating the Geese netminder with a wrist shot from contained in the blue line.

His sixth aim of the season got here on Vancouver’s thirty sixth shot of the evening.

An unfortunate bounce was Anaheim’s second aim of the evening 9:15 into the third interval.

Halak stopped Lundestrom’s shot from in tight however the rebound hit Miller on the high of the crease. The Canucks ahead appeared to tug the puck off the road and either side proceed to play for a couple of minute earlier than the horn sounded.

An official defined that, after a assessment, it was decided that the puck had absolutely crossed the aim line, leading to a 2-0 lead for the Geese.

The Geese took a 1-0 lead into the primary intermission, regardless of being outshot 13-8 by the Canucks.

Anaheim opened the scoring after Hughes was referred to as for tripping Adam Henrique. Fowler blasted a shot from the highest of the faceoff circle that beat Halak on the glove aspect at 11:18.

Terry registered an help on the play to increase his level streak to a league-leading 12 video games. He has 9 objectives and 7 assists over the stretch.

A woeful penalty kill has plagued Vancouver early this season. The Canucks got here into Tuesday’s recreation having killed off a league-worst 63.9 per cent of their penalties.

The Geese got here in with the NHL’s fifth-best energy play, capitalizing on 27.3 per cent of their probabilities with the person benefit.

Anaheim went 1 for 4 on the facility play Tuesday, whereas Vancouver went scoreless on two alternatives.

Bo Horvat had a first-rate alternative to attain the equalizer halfway via the second interval, utilizing some deft stick work to get round Fowler in entrance of internet. However the Canucks captain’s ensuing shot pinged off Gibson’s stick and out of hurt’s approach.

The Canucks kick off a three-game street swing Thursday after they face the Avalanche in Colorado. The Geese go to the Kraken in Seattle the identical evening.

NOTES: The loss wrapped a seven-game homestand that noticed the Canucks go 2-4-1. ? The Geese haven’t misplaced in regulation since Oct. 26 after they dropped a 4-3 choice to the Winnipeg Jets. … The Canucks marked “armed forces appreciation evening” with camouflage warm-up jerseys and a whole bunch of members of the Canadian Armed Forces in attendance.

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