NHL: Vancouver 5, Calgary 2

April 7, 2013 at 12:53 AM

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 7 (UPI) -- Henrik and Daniel Sedin combined for a goal and five assists Saturday and Vancouver strengthened its hold on first place with a 5-2 win over Calgary.

Henrik Sedin notched two assists -- including the 600th of his career -- and carded an empty-net goal while twin brother Daniel dished out three assists for the Canucks, who moved four points ahead of Minnesota atop the Northwest Division.

Alex Burrows notched a goal and assist while Alexander Edler, Dan Hamhuis and Dale Weise each scored in Vancouver's second straight win.

Corey Schneider turned aside 36-of-38 shots to earn the victory.

Dennis Wideman and Alex Tanguay scored for Calgary.

Miikka Kiprusoff recorded 17 saves for the Flames.

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