Sport Canucks upset Blue Jackets, snap 5-game losing streak

06:26  13 january  2018
06:26  13 january  2018 Source:   Associated Press

Bernier coming up big during Avs' 8-game win streak

  Bernier coming up big during Avs' 8-game win streak Jonathan Bernier is brilliantly backstopping the Colorado Avalanche to many a victory of late. Last season's last-place club extended its win streak to eight games courtesy of a 5-3 decision over San Jose on Thursday, and Bernier has been between the pipes for the past seven victories.

Blue Jackets : Host Vancouver Canucks on Friday. Sabres: Enter NHL-mandated five-day break, and are off until playing at New York Rangers on Jan. %2Fhockey%2Fnhl%2Fsabres-beat- blue - jackets - snap - five - game - losing - streak %2F.

Columbus Blue Jackets 3, Florida Panthers 2 (SO). Crypto Card Issuers Seek Solutions in the Wake of a VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Kyle Brodziak had a goal and an assist as the St. Louis Blues snapped a three- game skid with a 3-1 The Canucks have lost four in a row (0-3-1) and are 1-7-1

Vancouver Canucks player kindly picked up his teammate’s teeth

  Vancouver Canucks player kindly picked up his teammate’s teeth Sometimes you have to pick up your teammate's teeth in hockey.Tanev had to leave and didn't have time to pick up his own teeth, but fortunately, his nice teammate Michael Del Zotto had him covered.

Umberger scored his first goal of the season at 11:14 of the third period, and the Blue Jackets snapped a four- game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks before 14,168 in Nationwide Arena.

Umberger scored his first goal of the season at 11:14 of the third period, and the Blue Jackets snapped a four- game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks before 14,168 in Nationwide Arena.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Sven Baertschi sparked a four-goal second period for Vancouver, Jacob Markstrom had 27 saves and the Canucks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night.

Seth Jones put Columbus up 1-0 during a strong first period, but Vancouver power ahead in the second. Baertschi, Erik Gudbranson, Brandon Gaunce and Alexander Edler scored, and Jake Virtanen added an empty-net goal with nine seconds left in the third to help the Canucks snap a five-game skid.

BOX SCORE: CANUCKS 5, BLUE JACKETS 2

Thomas Vanek and Henrik Sedin each had two assists for Vancouver, which won for just the third time since Dec. 7.

Sergei Bobrovsky let in four of the Canuck's 12 shots in the second period. He finished with 24 saves for the game. Scott Harrington also scored for Columbus.

Capitals beat Canucks to win NHL-best 10th in a row at home

  Capitals beat Canucks to win NHL-best 10th in a row at home John Carlson, Lars Eller and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored as the Washington Capitals beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory and NHL-best 10th in a row at home. Stream NFL games Live wherever you are Start Free Trial Sponsored by fuboTV Backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer stopped 37 of 38 shots to pick up his third win of the season. The Capitals haven't lost at home since Nov. 30 and are 18-2-0 in their past 20 games in Washington.BOX SCORE: CAPITALS 3, CANUCKS 1Alex Ovechkin assisted on Carlson's goal to get him to four away from 500 for his career.

The Chicago Blackhawks snapped their five - game losing streak with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Buffalo **RECAP: Panarin gets 5 assists in Blue Jackets win against Devils ( Jackets Cannon). **Kings trade Nic Dowd, acquire d-man Jordan Subban from Canucks (Jewels From The Crown).

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Blues finally got a win in Western Canada. Kyle Brodziak had a goal and an assist as St. Louis snapped a three- game skid with a 3-1 victory over the The Canucks have lost four in a row (0-3-1) and are 1-7-1 over their last nine while getting outscored 44-20.

The Blue Jackets are second in the Metropolitan Division as they begin their league-mandated five-day break. They dropped a second straight game to another of the NHL's worst teams after losing to Buffalo 3-1 on Thursday night.

Early on, though, it looked as if the game might go the Blue Jackets' way.

At 4:33 into the first period, Nick Foligno found Jones wide open at the top of the right circle, and the All-Star defenseman slapped a shot past Markstrom for his eighth goal.

Baertschi tied it with his ninth goal on a power play 1:19 into the second. Vanek set it up with a nifty behind-the-back pass across the goal mouth, and Baertschi swept it in from a sharp angle. Gudbranson gave the Canucks the lead at 5:38 when he beat Bobrovsky from the right point.

The Canucks got another power-play goal at 14:31. Gaunce broke his stick on the shot, but the puck slipped in between Bobrovsky's pads. The fourth goal came at 17:15 when Edler's shot deflected off the skate of defender Markus Nutivaara.

Panarin scores in OT, Blue Jackets rally to beat Maple Leafs

  Panarin scores in OT, Blue Jackets rally to beat Maple Leafs Artemi Panarin scored 3:11 into overtime to help the Columbus Blue Jackets overcome a two-goal deficit and beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Monday night. Stream NFL games Live wherever you are Start Free Trial Sponsored by fuboTV Panarin took a pass off his skate and kicked it to his stick for the winner.Nick Foligno and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored in regulation for the Blue Jackets, who trailed 2-0 with less than five minutes to play in regulation before storming back. Sergei Bobrovsky made 35 saves.BOX SCORE: BLUE JACKETS 3, MAPLE LEAFS 2James van Riemsdyk and William Nylander scored for the Maple Leafs.

Instead, they ran into a hot goalie and were shut out by a team with nothing to lose . Daniel Sedin had a goal and an assist, and Ryan Miller stopped 33 shots as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Blue Jackets 3-0 in a game that had Columbus coach John Tortorella questioning his team's emotion.

Nick Foligno of the Columbus Blue Jackets is pestered by Canucks ' defenceman Michael Del Zotto during NHL action Friday in Columbus, Ohio. Vancouver snapped a five - game losing streak with a 5-2 victory at Nationwide Arena.

Harrington made it 4-2 with 7:25 remaining, but the Blue Jackets couldn't get closer.

NOTES: Henrik Sedin has 18 assists in his last 19 games. His twin brother and line mate Daniel Sedin has two goals and three assists in the last four games. ... Vanek has five goals and eight assists in the last 10 games. ... Columbus F Sonny Milano missed his second game with an unspecified upper-body injury. ... Vancouver D Chris Tanev returned after missing two games with facial injuries. He lost six teeth after taking a puck in the mouth against Toronto on Jan. 6. ... Vancouver scratched D Derrick Pouliot, D Alex Beiga and F Michael Chaput. ... Jones extended his point streak to four games with the first-period goal.

UP NEXT

Vancouver: At Minnesota on Sunday night.

Columbus: After a five-day break, Blue Jackets host Dallas on Thursday night.

---

More AP NHL hockey at https://apnews.com/tag/NHLhockey

---

Follow Mitch Stacy at http://twitter.com/mitchstacy

Related slideshow: 2017-18 NHL season (provided by photo services)

Purdue pursues best start in 20 years vs. Wisconsin .
As reigning Big Ten champion Purdue approaches Tuesday's home game against Wisconsin, the team is doing all it can to ignore superlatives and focus on basketball. Purdue (17-2, 6-0 Big Ten) will look to tie the best 20-game start in program history with a win over the Badgers, and its best since the 1987-88 season.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!