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Game Notes: Canucks vs. Bruins

...Canucks end a six-game homestand

by Canucks Communications @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver faces off against Boston for the second and final time this season.

QUICK NUMBERS

  • Quinn Hughes has 13 points (3-10-13) in his last 10 games.
  • J.T. Miller has 13 points (7-6-13) in his last 11 games.
  • Elias Pettersson has 8 points (3-5-8) in his last 11 games.
  • Brandon Sutter has 8 points (3-5-8) in his last 9 games.

LAST GAME - FEB. 4/20 VAN 0 at BOS 4

Tyler Myers led the team in shots (5) and TOI (21:48)...Jake Virtanen and Tanner Pearson both recorded 4 hits...Chris Tanev and Troy Stetcher led the team in blocked shots (3)...Bo Horvat won 12 face-offs...Jacob Markstrom made 38 saves.

LAST GAME PLAYED - FEB. 19/20: VAN 3 vs MIN 4 (SO)

Jay Beagle opened up scoring for the Canucks at 1:31 in the second period...J.T. Miller scored two goals in the third period to push the game into overtime (2-0-2)...Quinn Hughes led the team in assists (2), shots (5) and TOI (27:05)...Tyler Toffoli made his Canucks debut and recorded an assist (0-1-1), 4 shots, 1 blocked shot and 2 hits...Jacob Markstrom faced 28 shots.

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.

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.

POWERED UP

  • J.T. Millier, Bo Horvat and Elias Pettersson are ranked t-25th in the NHL for PPG (8).
  • Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes are tied for t-13th in the NHL in PPP (22).
  • Vancouver is ranked 3rd in the League with 50 power play goals this season.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

J.T. Miller scored two goals on Feb. 19/20 vs MIN to boost his 2019-20 totals to 24-35-59 (59 GP).

J.T. Miller (24-35-59), 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 ranks 2nd in the NHL in face-off wins (739), first in even strength face-off wins (571) and is tied for first in power play faceoff wins (145).

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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