NHL Game Summary - Ottawa at Vancouver|
(Sunday, November 20th)
Final Score: Vancouver 2, Ottawa 1 (OT)
Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - Chris Higgins scored 2:18 into overtime and
the Vancouver Canucks edged the Ottawa Senators, 2-1, at Rogers Arena.
In the extra session, Higgins parked himself in front of Ottawa goalie Alex
Auld and tipped a point shot by Dan Hamhuis.
Henrik Sedin potted a power-play goal for the Canucks, who have won four of
their last six games. Cory Schneider earned the win with a 28-save effort.
"We want to get back to playing tight-checking games like this," Schneider
said. "With our structure and our talent, we'll be able to win most of them."
Auld stopped 25 shots for Ottawa, which was aiming for a fourth consecutive
win but fell to 3-1-1 on a six-game road trip that ends in Pittsburgh on
After a scoreless opening 20 minutes, Sedin put Vancouver on the board at the
2:31 mark of the second period with a snap shot from the high slot that eluded
Colin Greening tied the game at the 3:32 mark of the third period, redirecting
a nice feed from Jason Spezza.
Alain Vigneault picked up his 246th win as the Canucks head coach, tying Marc
Crawford for the franchise record...Ottawa has dropped its last five visits to
11/21 02:05:52 ET