CANUCKS BANTER By Andrew Chernoff November 8, 2015
Canucks Suffer 9th-One Goal Loss This Season
Vancouver takes one on the chin with another frustrating loss, ruining a perfect opportunity to end their losing streak which now is at 3-games.
Instead, even with the Devil’s backup goalie, Keith Kincaid in net, the Canucks came up on the short end of the score again, as the the Devil’s scored in the overtime session, handing the Canucks a single point.
- The Canucks were 0-6 on the power play including a 5-minute power play opportunity in the last half of the 3rd-period.
- Vancouver suffered their 9th 1-goal loss this season
- The Canucks continued their abysmal showing on 3-3 overtime play by losing their 5th 3-3 OT session in 15 games.
- Vancouver had one disallowed goal scored by Jake Virtanen due to Alex Burrows interfering with the Devil’s goalie
- Canucks came from behind in the last half of the 2nd period on goals by Edler and Baertschi in just under three minutes to tie game at 3-3.
- Henrik Sedin’s five game point streak came to an end with the loss. He had 1-goal and 4-assists during the point streak.
- Tonight marked the first of two meetings this season between the Canucks and Devils. New Jersey will visit Vancouver on Nov. 22nd.
- With the loss tonight, overall the Canucks are 4-2-0 in their last 6-meetings and 7-4-0 in their last 11-meetings versus New Jersey.
- In 55 all-time road games in New Jersey, including tonight’s, the Canucks have collected 59 points, this is tied for second most road points collected among
Eastern Conference opponents. Vancouver has collected 63 points in 67 road games in Toronto and 59 points in 83 road games in
- The Canucks suffered their 8th-loss in their last 11-games. In those 8-losses, they got 4-points in OT game losses, including the Devil’s loss.
- Canucks rookies McCann, Hutton and Virtanen all picked up assists.
- Sven Baertschi had his first goal of the season, to go along with an assist, for 5-assists on the season.
- Chris Higgins scored his second goal in two consecutive games, his 3rd game this season after returning from a pre-season injury.
- Alex Edler scored his 3rd-goal of the season and Bo Horvat picked up his 3rd assist in 15-games played.
- Rookie Jared McCann continues to be the Canucks top sniper with 5-goals in 13-games played.
- Rookie Ben Hutton leads all rookie defensemen with 7-assists, and over-all is tied for 2nd place with Connor McDavid of Edmonton among all rookies, four assists behind Artemi Panarin of the Chicago Black Hawks, who leads all rookies.
The Canucks prepare to take on Columbus on Tuesday, November 10, taking their 4-1-2 road record against the Blue Jackets.
CANUCKS AT A GLANCE
Statistics from the NHL and ESPN.