The Canucks made the most of just 14 shots on goal in their eighth win in their past 10 games.
Minnesota's Niklas Backstrom faced just seven shots on goal in the second period but two went for goals -- Hansen scoring on a backhander at 12:29 to give the Canucks and 2-1 lead and Samuelsson following with a goal at 19:41.
Cal Clutterbuck scored at 17:02 of the first period for the only goal for Minnesota, which had its three-game winning streak end.
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