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Game Notes: Canucks vs. Ducks

...Canucks look for their third straight victory

by Canucks Communications @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver faces off against Anaheim for the second of four match-ups this season.

QUICK NUMBERS

  • J.T. Miller has 26 points (9-17-26) in his last 23 games.
  • Brock Boeser has 21 points (6-15-21) in his last 29 games.
  • Tanner Pearson has 29 points (12-17-29) over his last 33 games.
  • Bo Horvat has 28 points (10-18-28) over his last 34 games.
  • Quinn Hughes has 26 points (6-20-26) in his last 33 games and is 1st among rookies with 44 points (8-36-44).

LAST GAME - Nov. 1/19 VAN 1 at ANA 2 (OT)

Adam Gaudette tied the game 1-1 with his first goal of the season at 13:42 of the third period...Brandon Sutter and Tanner Pearson each notched their fourth assist of the season on the play...Jacob Markstrom made 27 saves and was named the third star...Chris Tanev and Alex Edler each registered a game-high five blocked shots...Bo Horvat had a game-high 14 faceoff wins.

LAST GAME PLAYED - FEB. 12/20: VAN 3 vs CHI 0

Bo Horvat opened up scoring with a power play goal at 15:33 in the first period...Adam Gaudette scored a goal at 6:25 in the second period...Brandon Sutter recorded assists on the first two goals and scored the third for a three point game (1-2-3)...Alex Edler led the team in TOI (24:33), shots (4), blocked shots (4) and tied for most hits (3)...Jacob Markstrom made 49 saves and was named the first star.

Video: Markstrom blanks Blackhawks as Canucks honor Sedins

FEB. 16/20: SEDIN LEGACY GAME

To conclude Sedin Week, Daniel and Henrik will be honoured for their commitment to the community and giving back, and their extraordinary and everlasting mark on this city.

• Children from organizations who have been positively impacted by the Sedin family's dedication to the community will join the twins in a special pre-game ceremony at 1:45pm.

• The Canucks will wear the white primary jerseys during the game.

RE-MARKY-ABLE

On Feb. 12/20 Jacob Markstrom made 49 saves, establishing a Canucks franchise record for most saves in a shutout. He also became the first goaltender in Canucks history to register multiple 40-save shutouts in a single season.

Video: CHI@VAN: Markstrom stymies Blackhawks with 49 saves

HOME SWEET HOME

From Dec. 19/19 to Jan. 27/20, the Canucks posted a 9 game home win streak. Vancouver has posted a longer home-ice win streak only once with an 11 game streak (Feb.3 - Mar. 19/09).

PRODUCTION FROM PETTERSSON

Elias Petterson recorded his 50th career goal on Feb. 2/20 at CAR, becoming the seventh Swedish-born player in NHL history to reach 50 career regular-season goals in 124 games or fewer. Among players to debut with the Canucks, only two others required 124 games or fewer to score their first 50 career regular season goals: Pavel Bure (82 GP) and Brock Boeser (110 GP).

Pettersson recorded his 100th career point in his 103rd game, becoming the second quickest Canuck to accomplish the feat. The quickest a Canuck has reached 100 points was 96 games, achieved by Pavel Bure. The third quickest is Ivan Hlinka who did so in 109 games.

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

From Dec. 19/19 to Jan. 4/20, the Canucks posted a seven game win streak. It marked just the seventh time the Canucks have posted a 7-game winning streak, tying for third longest in club history. Vancouver has posted longer runs on only two occasions: 10-0-0 (Nov. 9-30/02) and 8-0-0 (Dec. 23-Jan. 7/11).

During the Canucks most recent win streak, 16 different skaters registered a point or more. Elias Pettersson (5-4-9), Tanner Pearson (4-5-9), Bo Horvat (3-6-9) and JT Miller (2-7-9) led the way for the Canucks with nine points each.

THE CENTURY MARK

Tanner Pearson collected his 100th career goal on Jan. 16/20 vs ARI. Only three players from his 2012 draft class have accomplished the feat to date: Forsberg, Galchenyuk and Hertl.

POWERED UP

  • J.T. Millier and Bo Horvat are ranked t-20th in the NHL for PPG (8). Elias Pettersson is ranked t-29th in the NHL for PPG (7).
  • Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes are tied for t-13th in the NHL in PPP (21).
  • Vancouver is ranked 3rd in the League with 49 power play goals this season.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

J.T. Miller recorded an assist on Feb. 12/20 vs CHI to boost his 2019-20 totals to 22-35-57 (57 GP).

J.T. Miller (22-35-57), collected at least one point in eight straight games (5-6-11) from Nov. 21-Dec. 7. The last player to record a longer point streak in his first year with Vancouver was Mark Messier in 1997-98 (5-9-14 in 10 GP).

FACING OFF

Bo Horvat rank1sts in the NHL in face-off wins (712), even strength face-off wins (546) and power play faceoff wins (143).

On Nov. 16/19 vs COL, Horvat won 26 draws in the face-off circle, tying the second highest club record in a single game (Mark Messier - Mar. 2/98 vs LA). The Canucks record stands at 28, set by Messier on Jan. 8/99 vs FLA. Canucks Head Coach Travis Green holds the League record for faceoff wins in a single game with 33, set on Nov. 8/97 vs CHI.

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