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Canucks' Miller makes desperation save

Goaltender reaches back and stops puck on goal line @NHL

Miller's save on the goal line

COL@VAN: Miller dives back to save a puck

3/16/16: A pass deflects off a skate and inches towards the net, but Ryan Miller reaches back to grab the puck as it rests on the goal line

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Vancouver Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller made a miraculous goal-line stop against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday. 

Miller reached back and gloved the puck just before it crossed the goal line after it caromed off the skates of two players.

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game recap

Avalanche regain second wild card in West

Boedker scores twice in victory at Vancouver

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

VANCOUVER -- Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy met with Mikkel Boedker on Wednesday morning to try and spark some offensive confidence in his new forward.

It paid off quickly against the Vancouver Canucks.

Boedker scored twice and Colorado regained the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference with a 3-1 victory against the Canucks at Rogers Arena.

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Situation Room

Video Review: COL @ VAN - 8:21 of the Third Period

Puck did not cross Vancouver goal line @NHL

Situation Room: COL vs. VAN

Situation Room: Video review upholds call of no goal

3/16/16: Video review supports the call on the ice that the puck did not cross Vancouver's goal line, resulting in no goal

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At 8:21 of the third period in the Avalanche/Canucks game, video review supported the referee's call on the ice that the puck did not cross the Vancouver goal line. No goal Colorado.

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Canucks defenseman Tryamkin gets point in NHL debut

6-foot-7 Russian assisted on first-period goal by Henrik Sedin @NHL

H. Sedin's goal opens the scoring

COL@VAN: H. Sedin buries rebound, puts Canucks on top

3/16/16: Daniel Sedin's shot is blocked right to Henrik Sedin, who slides the puck past Semyon Varlamov for a goal as he falls to the ice

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Vancouver Canucks defenseman Nikita Tryamkin got a point in his NHL debut against the Colorado Avalanche at Rogers Arena on Wednesday.

Tryamkin, 21, was credited with the secondary assist on Henrik Sedin's goal 12 minutes into the game.

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game preview

Big debut for Canucks' Tryamkin against Avalanche

6-foot-7 defenseman to play first NHL game; Colorado in wild-card chase

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

AVALANCHE (35-31-4) at CANUCKS (27-29-12)

TV: 10 p.m. ET; ALT, SNP. NHL.TV

VANCOUVER - Russian defenseman Nikita Tryamkin will make his NHL debut for the Vancouver Canucks against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday.

Tryamkin, 6-foot-7 and 228 pounds, signed with the Canucks last week after his season in the Kontinental Hockey League ended and he arrived in Vancouver last Thursday. There was already a chance the 21-year-old was going to play against Colorado, but injuries to defensemen Luca Sbisa, Yannick Weber and Alex Biega on Monday left no doubt about Tryamkin's debut.

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