NHL: Vancouver 4, Ottawa 1

Dec. 10, 2011 at 10:46 PM

OTTAWA, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Ryan Kesler netted a pair of goals and Henrik Sedin added two assists Saturday in the Vancouver Canucks' 4-1 victory over Ottawa.

Kesler's first tally off a feed from Sedin 8:23 into the game put the Canucks ahead 2-0. His second came 20 minutes later on a power play and gave Vancouver a three-goal advantage.

Alexander Edler and Dale Weise also scored as the Canucks won their their fourth straight and ninth in 10 games.

Roberto Luongo stopped 24-of-25 shots to earn the victory.

Colin Greening got Ottawa's only goal and Curtis Anderson stopped 24-of-28 shots for the Senators, who fell to 1-3-2 in their last six games.

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