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Game Notes: Canucks @ Hurricanes

...Vancouver aims for a sixth straight win

by Canucks Communications @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver faces off against Carolina for the second and final time this season. Tonight's game is presented by Toyota Pacific.

QUICK NUMBERS

  • J.T. Miller has 21 points (7-14-21) in his last 17 games.
  • Brock Boeser has 21 points (6-15-21) in his last 25 games.
  • Tanner Pearson has 27 points (10-17-27) over his last 27 games.
  • Bo Horvat has 26 points (9-17-26) over his last 28 games.
  • Jake Virtanen has 22 points (9-13-22) in his last 27 games.
  • Quinn Hughes has 20 points (6-14-20) in his last 27 games and is 1st among rookies with 38 points (8-30-38)(through Jan. 31/20).

LAST GAME AGAINST CAR - DEC. 12/19: VAN 1 vs CAR 0 (OT)

Elias Pettersson collected his 100th career point with an overtime-winning goal...Brock Boeser got an assist on the play...Tyler Myers led the team in hits (3)...Jacob Markstrom faced 43 shots, the second most he has faced this season, and posted his fourth career shutout (1st of the season).

Video: Condensed Game: Hurricanes @ Canucks

LAST GAME PLAYED - FEB. 1/20: VAN 4 at NYI 3 (OT)

J.T. Miller opened up scoring with an unassisted goal at 2:09 in the first period...Quinn Hughes scored a career high of 2 goals including the OT GWG...Elias Pettersson and J.T. Miller recorded assists on the paly...Oscar Fantenberg led the team in blocked shots (4)...Tyler Myers led the team in TOI (23:25)...Jacob Markstrom faced 37 shots.

Video: Hughes scores OT winner to lift Canucks past Isles

HOME SWEET HOME

From Dec. 19/19 to Jan. 27/20, the Canucks are 9-0-0 in their last nine games at Rogers Arena, the longest active home-ice win streak in the NHL. Vancouver has posted longer home-ice win streaks only once with an 11 game streak (Feb.3-Mar. 19/09).

SEEING STARS

Quinn Hughes, Elias Pettersson, Jacob Markstrom and their Pacific Division teammates defeated the Atlantic Division 5-4 in the final NHL All-Star Game in St. Louis on Jan. 25/20.

In his second All-Star appearance, Pettersson scored two goals in the final game helping lead his team to the win.

Quinn Hughes became the second rookie defenseman to score a goal in an NHL All-Star Game. Denis Potvin tallied once for Team All-Stars East in the 27th All-Star Game in 1974. Hughes was the fourth rookie defenseman to skate in the All-Star Games in the past 33 years.

Video: ALL STAR | Behind the Scenes With Canucks Players

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

  • Bo Horvat, J.T. Miller and Elias Pettersson rank tied for t-19th in the NHL for PPG (7)(through Jan. 31/20).
  • Elias Pettersson is tied for t-9th in PPP (20)(through Jan. 31/20).
  • Vancouver is ranked t-2nd in the League with 44 power play goals this season (through Jan.31/20).

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.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

J.T. Miller collected a goal and an assit on Feb. 1/20 at NYI to boost his 2019-20 totals to 20-32-52 (52 GP).

J.T. Miller (20-32-52), 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 (638). He is ranked first in the league in even strength face-off wins (482) and power play faceoff wins (133)(through Jan. 31/20).

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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