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42-30-7-3
Vancouver
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43-24-10-5

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34 SOG
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Calgary Flames vs. Vancouver Canucks

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:51 AM

Associated Press

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Calgary Flames vs. Vancouver Canucks
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GAME: Calgary Flames (27-20-5-3) at Vancouver Canucks (31-15-7-3).

TIME: Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST.

Daniel and Henrik Sedin sent the Vancouver Canucks into the All-Star break on a high note.

Now the twins - and linemates - look to help the Canucks climb to the top of their conference as they host the Calgary Flames.

Daniel and Henrik each scored and assisted on one another's goals in Vancouver's 4-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday, giving the Canucks five wins in their last seven games before the break (5-1-0-1).

The two have scored at least one goal between them in 10 of Vancouver's last 16 games. Henrik has 23 points in his last 23 games and three goals and seven assists in his last six.

Daniel has 16 points in his last 15 contests, and two goals and six assists in his last six.

"We've been working pretty good," Daniel said. "We've played with different linemates and it has just been clicking lately. We had chances before but weren't able to put them in. It's a nice feeling now that we are."

Vancouver's line of Markus Naslund, Todd Bertuzzi and Brendan Morrison has been the Canucks' main offensive threat this season. But coach Marc Crawford said that the Sedins thrive while being overshadowed by the top line.

"They benefit from the fact that Morrison's line gets a lot of attention," Crawford said. "They don't get the top defensive pair. There'll be a time in their careers where it's going to be them."

Trevor Linden also scored against the Devils, matching Stan Smyl as Vancouver's all-time leading scorer with 673 points. Dan Cloutier stopped 24 shots for his third shutout of the season.

The Canucks assigned defenseman Martin Grenier and forwards Tyler Bouck and Wade Brookbank to Manitoba of the AHL on Friday.

The Flames are coming off Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Atlanta Thrashers. Dean McAmmond and Jarome Iginla each scored twice for the Flames, who welcomed goalie Miikka Kiprusoff back.

Kiprusoff, who leads the NHL with a 1.51 goals-against average, stopped 23 shots. He missed 19 games after spraining his knee on Dec. 29, and the Flames went 7-10-2 while he was out.

2003-2004 season series
DateScoreW. Goal
Feb 11 '04CGY 3 at VAN 2J. Iginla
Jan 03 '04VAN 3 at CGY 1M. Arvedson
Dec 26 '03VAN 2 at CGY 0M. Ohlund
Dec 04 '03CGY 4 at VAN 1S. Donovan
Nov 29 '03VAN 4 at CGY 4 - OTB. Morrison
Oct 09 '03CGY 1 at VAN 4A. Chubarov
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