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NHL: Vancouver 2, Columbus 1 (SO)

March 2, 2011 at 1:49 AM

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 2 (UPI) -- Raffi Torres scored in the eighth round of the shootout Tuesday to give the Vancouver Canucks a 2-1 win over Columbus.

Torres was one of three Canucks to score in the shootout, which began with a goal by Columbus star Rick Nash. Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo, who had 30 saves, blocked R.J. Umberger in the Blue Jackets' half of the eighth round.

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Mason Raymond scored for Vancouver at 14:27 of the first period, giving the Canucks a 1-0 lead. Scottie Upshall, who was acquired in a trade with Phoenix on Monday, scored the lone Columbus goal at 7:11 of the second period.

Steve Mason made 25 saves for the Blue Jackets.

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