NHL Game Summary - Vancouver at Edmonton
(Tuesday, February 6th)
Final Score: Vancouver 5, Edmonton 2
Edmonton, AB (Sports Network) - Daniel Sedin had a hat trick and dished out two assists, and his brother Henrik had four assists to lead the Canucks over the Oilers, 5-2, at Rexall Place.
Markus Naslund added a goal and an assist for Vancouver, which has alternated wins and losses over its last five outings. Roberto Luongo had 28 saves for the Canucks, whose last two wins have come against the Oilers.
Jan Hejda had two assists for Edmonton, which has lost two of three.
After Edmonton tied the game at 2-2 on Zach Stortini's rebound goal off Petr Sykora's shot 9:28 into the second period, the Canucks went ahead for good nearly five minutes later.
Henrik Sedin sent a pass from the right circle in front of the crease, where Tyler Pyatt lunged and deflected the puck through Dwayne Roloson with 5:42 left in the frame. Daniel Sedin also had an assist on the play, marking the second goal of the game that the brothers setup together.
In the third, Henrik set up Daniel's 22nd goal of the season, giving Vancouver a two-goal advantage with 11:42 left. Daniel then completed his hat trick with an empty-netter with 56 seconds left.
Roloson ended with 20 saves for the Oilers.
Edmonton started the scoring when Shawn Horcoff lit the lamp just 4:18 into action.
Daniel Sedin evened the contest late in the first, tallying his first goal of the game with 2:17 left. Naslund then gave Vancouver a 2-1 lead 5:26 into the second, sending home his 17th goal of the season off assists from the Sedin brothers. The two goals were scored on the power play for the Canucks.
Vancouver ended 2-for-5 with the man advantage...Edmonton ended 0-for-2 on the power play...It was Daniel Sedin's second career hat trick.
02/07 00:12:36 ET