Vancouver Canucks down St. Louis Blues in Shootout, Get 1st Highway Win

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ST. LOUIS — Josh Leivo scored the lone shootout purpose within the sixth spherical and Thatcher Demko stopped 31 pictures in regulation and extra time because the Vancouver Canucks beat the St. Louis Blues Four-Three on Thursday night time.

Bo Horvat, J.T. Miller and Micheal Ferland scored for the Canucks, who gained for the primary time on the street in three tries this season.

Vladimir Tarasenko, Alex Pietrangelo and Robby Fabbri scored for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who’ve dropped three straight.

Leivo lifted a shot over Jordan Binnington within the backside half of the sixth shootout spherical after the primary 11 shooters got here up empty.

Horvat jammed the puck in off a scramble in entrance of the web to tie the sport at Three-Three with 7:55 left within the third interval.

Bo Horvat (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports activities)

Tarasenko and Pietrangelo scored 47 seconds aside within the second interval to present the Blues a Three-1 lead.

Pietrangelo ripped a one-timer from the highest of the faceoff circle off a move from Oskar Sundqvist at 2:47. Tarasenko then jumped on the rebound of a shot from Jaden Schwartz for his second purpose in as many video games.

Ferland tied the sport 1-1 on the rebound of shot by Brandon Sutter. Pietrangelo answered 42 seconds later

St. Louis has factors in six of seven video games this season.


The Blues visited the White Home on Tuesday. Since 2007, groups are 7-2-2 of their first sport after visiting the White Home. … Vancouver G Jakob Markstrom just isn’t with the staff due to a household emergency. He has missed the final two video games. … St. Louis C Brayden Schenn had a five-game purpose streak snapped. … Blues RW Robert Thomas returned to the lineup after lacking the previous 5 video games with an upper-body harm that was not associated to his left wrist harm that required low season surgical procedure. … St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier Molina had been in attendance, two days after they had been eradicated from the playoffs by the Washington Nationals.

Up Subsequent

Canucks: Face New Jersey on Saturday within the second sport of a four-game journey.

Blues: Host Montreal on Saturday.


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