Mikheyev and Lafferty lead Canucks to 4-3 win over Flames

US

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Ilya Mikheyev and Sam Lafferty each had a goal and an assist as the Vancouver Canucks…

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Ilya Mikheyev and Sam Lafferty each had a goal and an assist as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 Saturday night.

Quinn Hughes and Elias Pettersson also scored for the Canucks, and Filip Hronek had three assists. Thatcher Demko stopped 19 shots.

Elias Lindholm scored twice and Mikael Backlund also had a goal for the Flames, who snapped a two-game win streak. Jacob Markstrom finished with 18 saves.

Vancouver led 2-1 after the first period and 3-1 heading into the third.

The Canucks maintained that lead until Lindholm pulled the Flames within one with 4:21 remaining.

Nikita Zadorov then shot at an empty Flames net, but teammate Pettersson touched it before it went in the net to make it 4-2 with 1:20 left.

Lindholm then scored again with 54 seconds to go to make it 4-3 and the Canucks held on for the road win.

UP NEXT

Canucks: Host New Jersey on Tuesday night.

Flames: Host Minnesota on Tuesday night.

___

AP NHL: https://apnews.com/hub/nhl

Copyright
© 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

The Best Movies and TV Leaving Streaming: March 2024
February tornadoes rare, not unheard of, weather service says
LA County’s progressive district attorney faces crowded field of 11 challengers in reelection bid
Santa Clara County housed thousands of homeless people. But even more became homelessness
My Nana’s macaroni and cheese set the foundations for my love of comfort food

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *