Vancouver Canucks vs Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche Ryan Smyth (94) looks for rebound against Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler (L) and goalie Roberto Luongo during the second period at the Pepsi Center in Denver on March 26, 2008. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
Maxim Lapierre's backhander in a shootout Saturday elevated Vancouver to a 2-1 win over Detroit and clinched a playoff spot for the Canucks.
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.
Jordan Schroeder scored the winning goal midway through the third period Thursday and Cory Schneider made 33 saves in Vancouver's 2-1 win over Phoenix.
Andrew Shaw and Patrick Kane each tallied a shootout goal Tuesday and the Chicago Blackhawks tied an NHL record with their 4-3 win over Vancouver.
Jordan Schroeder scored the only goal of the shootout in the fourth round Friday to give Vancouver a 2-1 victory over Chicago.
Ales Hemsky scored the tying goal in the third period and the game-winner in a shootout Sunday, helping Edmonton rally over Vancouver 3-2.
Anaheim's Teemu Selanne racked up two goals and a pair of assists Saturday, sparking the Ducks to a season-opening 7-3 spanking of Vancouver.
Cory Schneider blanked Los Angeles over the final two periods Wednesday and the Vancouver Canucks fought off elimination by rallying past the Kings 3-1.
Dustin Penner put Los Angeles in front with 3:14 to go in regulation Wednesday and the Kings opened the first round of the playoffs by downing Vancouver 4-2.
Alexandre Burrows scored twice in regulation and once in the shootout Tuesday to lead the Vancouver Canucks past Anaheim 5-4.