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Nilsson's solid deflection save

CGY@VAN: Nilsson stretches out to make pad save

Anders Nilsson makes a split to stone a tipped point shot from Kris Versteeg in the 1st period, preserving the Canucks' 1-0 lead

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Anders Nilsson made 30 saves, and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 3-1 at Rogers Arena.

Goals by Jake Virtanen 4:52 into the first period, Michael Del Zotto on the power play 7:25 into the second and Darren Archibald 8:45 into the third gave the Canucks a 3-0 lead.

Video: CGY@VAN: Virtanen whistles a wrister five-hole

Flames center Sean Monahan scored on the power play at 13:57 of third to make it 3-1.

Mike Smith made 27 saves for Calgary.

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