Cory Schneider finished with 25 saves, Mason Raymond scored early, and the Canucks beat the Stars 2-1 on Thursday night.
Dallas has won both meetings with the Canucks this season including a 5-2 victory in Vancouver on March 6, but won’t take the Northwest leaders lightly.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Richard Bachman and Mike Ribeiro helped the Dallas Stars keep up their late-season surge. Bachman, the rookie goalie, settled down after facing an early penalty shot and Ribeiro scored two goals to lead the Stars to a 5-2 win over Vancouver on Tuesday that put Dallas in first place in the Pacific Division.
It’s not shocking that the Vancouver Canucks have a commanding lead atop the Northwest Division, but the fact that the Dallas Stars are contending for the Pacific Division title probably is a surprise.
Down a goal with less than a minute left in regulation, the Dallas Stars appeared to have little more than a slim chance against NHL points leader Vancouver.
Mikael Samuelsson and Christian Ehrhoff scored power-play goals to lead the Canucks over the Stars 4-1 Tuesday night.
The Vancouver Canucks quickly ended a long list of various slumps against the Dallas Stars.
DALLAS (CBSSPORTS.COM) – Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin scored power-play goals, and backup goalie Cory Schneider took care of the rest for the streaking Vancouver Canucks. Schneider made 44 saves to bail out teammates who […]