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Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson (40) celebrates his goal past Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier (45) during first period NHL action in Vancouver, Sunday, Jan 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Pettersson returns to lead Canucks to 3-2 win over Red Wings

Vancouver’s super rookie has 2 points in first game back after knee injury

Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson (40) celebrates his goal past Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier (45) during first period NHL action in Vancouver, Sunday, Jan 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Erik Gudbranson (44) tries to stop Buffalo Sabres centre Vladimir Sobotka (17) from getting a shot on Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko (35) during first period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Friday, Jan 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Rookie Demko backstops Canucks to 4-3 win over Sabres

Young Vancouver goalie makes 36 saves to turn away Buffalo

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Erik Gudbranson (44) tries to stop Buffalo Sabres centre Vladimir Sobotka (17) from getting a shot on Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko (35) during first period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Friday, Jan 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Derrick Pouliot (5) knocks Edmonton Oilers centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) to the ice during first period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Chiasson nets shootout winner as Oilers edge Canucks 3-2

Edmonton moves one point ahead of Vancouver

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Derrick Pouliot (5) knocks Edmonton Oilers centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) to the ice during first period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Florida Panthers’ Micheal Haley (18) loses his helmet as he and Vancouver Canucks’ Erik Gudbranson (44) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Sunday January 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Eriksson has 3 points as Canucks thump Panthers 5-1

Vancouver pulls away late to defeat old pal Luongo

Florida Panthers’ Micheal Haley (18) loses his helmet as he and Vancouver Canucks’ Erik Gudbranson (44) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Sunday January 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Nikolay Goldobin, left, of Russia, loses control of the puck while attempting a shot on Arizona Coyotes goalie Darcy Kuemper during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Thursday January 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Panik tallies OT winner as Coyotes beat Canucks 4-3

Vancouver drops first game of lengthy homestand

Vancouver Canucks’ Nikolay Goldobin, left, of Russia, loses control of the puck while attempting a shot on Arizona Coyotes goalie Darcy Kuemper during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Thursday January 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Ron Hainsey (22) and Vancouver Canucks centre Brandon Sutter (20) battle along the boards during second period NHL action in Toronto, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Hutchinson makes 28 saves, Leafs thump Canucks 5-0

Vancouver plays without injured centre Pettersson

Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Ron Hainsey (22) and Vancouver Canucks centre Brandon Sutter (20) battle along the boards during second period NHL action in Toronto, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson lies injured on the ice after colliding with Montreal Canadiens’ Jesperi Kotkaniemi, not shown, during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Canucks lose Pettersson to injury; fall 2-0 to Habs

Carey Price makes 33 saves to earn shutout for Montreal

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson lies injured on the ice after colliding with Montreal Canadiens’ Jesperi Kotkaniemi, not shown, during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Vancouver Canucks’ Sven Baertschi (47) celebrates his goal with teammates during second period NHL hockey action against the Ottawa Senators, in Ottawa, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Hats off to Pettersson, rookie nets 3 as Canucks beat Sens 4-3 in OT

Young Vancouver all-star now has 22 goals on the season

Vancouver Canucks’ Sven Baertschi (47) celebrates his goal with teammates during second period NHL hockey action against the Ottawa Senators, in Ottawa, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, of Sweden, stops a shot in front of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Anthony Ducclair during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Canucks Report: Markstrom leads the way

Goalie posts stellar 8-1-0 record in December

Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, of Sweden, stops a shot in front of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Anthony Ducclair during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
New Jersey Devils defenceman Will Butcher (8) checks Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat (53) as Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Blackwood earns 2nd straight shutout, Devils blank Canucks 4-0

Vancouver finishes 2018 with 19-19-4 record

New Jersey Devils defenceman Will Butcher (8) checks Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat (53) as Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, from Sweden, left, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames, with Christopher Tanev, during second period NHL action in Calgary, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Edler plays hero in OT, Canucks beat Flames 3-2

Vancouver climbs above .500 mark with win

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, from Sweden, left, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames, with Christopher Tanev, during second period NHL action in Calgary, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Vancouver Canucks’ Antoine Roussel (26) celebrates a goal against Edmonton Oilers’ goalie Mikko Koskinen (19) during first period NHL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday December 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Canucks score on 4 of first 6 shots, beat Oilers 4-2

Pettersson, Roussel have 2 points apiece for Vancouver

Vancouver Canucks’ Antoine Roussel (26) celebrates a goal against Edmonton Oilers’ goalie Mikko Koskinen (19) during first period NHL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday December 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Tyler Myers (57) stops Vancouver Canucks center Jay Beagle (83) from getting a shot on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) during second period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Brossoit stops 40 shots as Jets blank Canucks 1-0

Former BCHLer picks up shutout in home province

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Tyler Myers (57) stops Vancouver Canucks center Jay Beagle (83) from getting a shot on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) during second period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat (53) fights for control of the puck with St. Louis Blues defenseman Chris Butler (25) during second period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat (53) fights for control of the puck with St. Louis Blues defenseman Chris Butler (25) during second period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vancouver Canucks left wing Antoine Roussel (26) fights with Tampa Bay Lightning centre Yanni Gourde (37) during second period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Lightning top Canucks 5-2 in feisty battle

NHL’s No. 1 team too much for Vancouver

Vancouver Canucks left wing Antoine Roussel (26) fights with Tampa Bay Lightning centre Yanni Gourde (37) during second period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vancouver Canucks’ Alexander Edler, of Sweden, from left to right, Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat celebrate Edler’s goal during second period NHL hockey action against the Edmonton Oilers, in Vancouver on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canucks score 3 power-play goals in 4-2 win over Oilers

Vancouver sniper Boeser has 6 goals in last 5 games

Vancouver Canucks’ Alexander Edler, of Sweden, from left to right, Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat celebrate Edler’s goal during second period NHL hockey action against the Edmonton Oilers, in Vancouver on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, of Sweden, and Philadelphia Flyers’ Michael Raffl, of Austria, collide after Markstrom came out of his goal to play the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday December 15, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Boeser has 2 points as Canucks ground Flyers 5-1

WATCH: Vancouver has little trouble with slumping Philly side

Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, of Sweden, and Philadelphia Flyers’ Michael Raffl, of Austria, collide after Markstrom came out of his goal to play the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday December 15, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Nashville Predators centre Ryan Johansen (92) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Troy Stecher (51) chase after the puck in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Sissons scores OT winner as Predators beat Canucks 4-3

VIDEO: Vancouver battles back to earn single point in Nashville

Nashville Predators centre Ryan Johansen (92) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Troy Stecher (51) chase after the puck in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson, right, of Sweden, passes against Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Virtanen nets winner as Canucks rally to beat Blue Jackets 3-2

Vancouver extends win streak to 3 games

Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson, right, of Sweden, passes against Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser smiles after scoring during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Boeser scores 3, Pettersson has 5 points as Canucks hammer Blues

Vancouver picks up impressive 6-1 win in St. Louis

Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser smiles after scoring during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)