facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Vancouver 3, Colorado 2 (SO)

Feb. 4, 2012 at 5:59 PM

DENVER, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Roberto Luongo made 44 saves in regulation and overtime and three more in a shootout Saturday, backstopping Vancouver's 3-2 win over Colorado.

Luongo stopped 17-of-18 shots in the first period and all 11 he saw in the final frame, allowing the Canucks to use a late goal from Kevin Bieksa to force extra time.

In the tiebreaker, Luongo made saves on Milan Hejduk, Gabriel Landeskog and Ryan O'Reilly, while Mason Raymond scored the game-winner in the second round for Vancouver.

Ryan Kelser also scored in regulation for the Northeast Division-leading Canucks, who began a four-game road trip with a victory.

David Jones and Jay McClement scored for the Avalanche, who fell to 7-1 in shootouts for the season.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere turned aside 27-of-29 shots for Colorado.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Los Angeles Dodgers trade for Mat Latos, Mike Morse from Miami Marlins
Mexico ousts national team coach
Baseball Hall of Fame to change voting eligibility
Andres Blanco's double keeps Philadelphia Phillies rolling
Aggressive Miami Marlins down Washington Nationals