Skip to main content
The Official Site of the Vancouver Canucks

Game Notes: Canucks @ Flames

...Canucks play their second of back-to-back games

by Canucks Media Relations @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks current four-game win streak matches a season-high set from Oct. 9 - 17. Tonight's game is presented by Toyota Pacific.

  • Vancouver faces off against Calgary two more times this season (Feb. 8 & Mar. 27) at Rogers Arena.
  • Alex Edler is the Canucks active leader in games played and points against the Flames: 57 GP (6-30-36).
  • Vancouver is 4-6-0 in their last 10 games vs Calgary (2-3-0 in their last 5 meetings).

QUICK NUMBERS

  • J.T. Miller enters tonight's game on a 4-game scoring streak (1-4-5).
  • Brock Boeser has 13 points (3-10-13) in his last 12 games, and is on a 4-game points streak (1-4-5).
  • Tanner Pearson has 12 points (4-8-12) over his last 14 games.
  • Jake Virtanen has 12 points (5-7-12) in his last 14 games.
  • Bo Horvat has 9 points (2-7-9) over his last 14 games.
  • Quinn Hughes has 9 points (1-8-9) in his last 14 games and is 3rd among rookies with 27 points (3-24-27).

LAST GAME vs FLAMES - Oct. 5/19: VAN: 0 at CGY 3

Vancouver played their second regular season game at Calgary...Brock Boeser and Tyler Myers led the team in shots (6)...Bo Horvat won 15 face-offs...Jacob Markstrom faced 30 shots.

LAST GAME - DEC. 28/19: VAN 3 vs LA 2

Jacob Markstrom stopped a career-high 49 of 51 shots recording his 13th win of the season and 100th career victory...Jake Virtanen scored unassisted...Tyler Motte doubled the lead in the final 28 seconds of the first period...Elias Petterson netted the game winning goal 19 seconds after LA tied the game.

Video: Pettersson, Markstrom boost Canucks past Kings

ACTION-ORIENTED

Turning away 49 shots Saturday night versus LA, Jacob Markstrom set a new career high, recorded his 100th career win and tied the 2nd highest save total in franchise history (Richard Brodeur - 51, Roberto Luongo - 49). In his last six games facing 40+ shots, Markstrom has a 6-0-0 record, 2.10 GAA, .950 sv% and one shutout.

ALL-TIME RANKING

Jacob Markstrom has played 213 of 256 career games as a Vancouver Canuck, earning his 100th career win Saturday, Dec. 28 vs LA. On Dec. 17 vs MTL he surpassed Dan Cloutier (208) for the fourth most games played in franchise history behind McLean (516), Luongo (448) and Brodeur (377). Markstrom's record over 213 GP is 89-88-26.

ZERO SHOT

The Canucks held the Penguins to zero shots against in the first period of the Dec. 21/19 game vs PIT. It marked the fifth time in club history that the Canucks have held an opponent without a shot in a regulation period.

  • Apr. 5/18 vs ARI, 3rd period
  • Mar. 31/11 vs LA, 3rd period
  • Dec. 21/06 vs BOS, 3rd period
  • Oct. 27/05 vs COL, 3rd period

POWERED UP

  • J.T. Miller ranks tied for t-6th in the NHL for PPG (7). Bo Horavt and Elias Pettersson each have six, ranked t-13th.
  • Elias Pettersson ranks t-8th for PPP (17).
  • Vancouver ranks 1st in the League with 37 power play goals this season.

WORKING OVERTIME

On Dec. 19/19 vs VGK, Chris Tanev notched his fourth career overtime goal, placing him in a tie with Alex Edler for third in franchise history by a Canucks defenceman. Sami Salo holds the record with 7, followed by Mattias Ohlund with 6.

THIRD TIME'S A CHARM

Canucks rookie defenseman Quinn Hughes collected his third three-assist game this season on Nov. 27/19 at PIT. Hughes became the first rookie defenceman in Canucks history to accomplish the feat in a single season (Oct. 30 at LAK and Nov. 21 at NSH). The only rookie blueliner with more in a single season is Ray Bourque (4 in 1979-80 with BOS).

FACING OFF

Bo Horvat ranks 2nd in the NHL in face-off wins (479) and 1st in even strength face-off wins (357) and power play face-off wins (100). 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.

PRODUCTION FROM PETTERSSON

Elias Petterson is one of five active players to reach the 30-point mark in fewer than 30 games in each of his first two or more NHL seasons. The others: Sidney Crosby (10x) Evgeni Malkin (9x) Alex Ovechkin (6x) and Connor McDavid (5x).

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.

WITH THE ADVANTAGE

On Nov. 21/19 at NSH, Vancouver scored five power-play goals in a game for the first time since Nov. 6, 2011 (6-2 W at CHI); the franchise record for most in a game is six, a mark set Oct. 7, 1983 (10-9 W vs. MNS) and matched March 1, 1992 (11-0 W vs. CGY).

View More