Sports

Highlights: Vancouver Canucks 5, Calgary Flames 4 (OT)

It could have gone better, but a win's a win and the Canucks will take every one of them.

When it became obvious this Calgary Flames team was nothing like the tipped-over, clumsy Cowtown crew they were advertised to be at season's opening, Vancouver looked to the scoreboard to discover they were down 3-1 with 18 minutes to go in the third. That's when the comeback started, courtesy of goals from Jannik Hansen, Mike Santorelli, and Dale Weise. Calgary tied it up to end the third, and Santorelli added his second of the game – a tip-in in four-on-four overtime off a pass from Kevin Bieksa – to hand the whales the win.

Up next for the Canucks: old teammate Cory Schneider and the New Jersey Devils come to Rogers Arena on Tuesday. After two games, the Devils are 0-1-1 and face the Edmonton Oilers – in Alberta – on Monday before catching another flight further west to face Vancouver.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings
 
Diverse group of panelists discuss potential pros and cons of LNG in Prince Rupert
 
Soldier killed in Parliament Hill siege
Aaron Cosbey
 
Strong wind blows down tree in Nelson
 
Nelson hires new fire chief
Prince Rupert SPCA projecting $175,000 deficit
 
Penticton-area MPs recall chaos of Parliament shootout
 
Castlegar Quilt Guild raffle a work of art

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.