Chi 0 4 1 5
Van 1 1 0 2
Date of game: 1/29/2014

Recap: Vancouver vs. Chicago

Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Sharp, Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad each registered a goal and an assist during Chicago's four-goal flurry midway through the second period that boosted the Blackhawks to a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday at Rogers Arena.

Chicago trailed 2-0 early in the second, but Marian Hossa, Saad, Toews and Sharp each scored in a 7:41 span to help the Blackhawks snap a four-game slide.

Saad added an empty-netter late in the third and Corey Crawford posted 28 saves in the triumph.

Chris Higgins and Tom Sestito each scored once, while Roberto Luongo allowed four goals on 39 shots for Vancouver, which has lost three of its last four games.

Sestito's one-timer from the slot staked Vancouver to a 2-0 lead at the 2:44 mark of the second period, but the Blackhawks responded with five unanswered goals to run away with the contest.

Hossa started the outburst with Chicago on the power play at 6:30, ripping a wrister past Luongo from the low right side following some nice tic-tac-toe passing from the visitors.

Saad tied the game just over three minutes later when he deflected a Sheldon Brookbank point blast past Luongo to make it 2-2 at 9:39.

"It was disappointing losing the lead so quickly," Luongo said.

Chicago jumped in front just over a minute later, as Toews pounded a loose puck over Luongo's pad from in front for a 3-2 lead at 10:47.

Sharp capped Chicago's four-goal frame with 5:49 on the clock when he rifled a wrister from atop the left circle that beat Luongo glove-side to make it 4-2.

"We're never out of the game," Crawford said. "We always have confidence in our guys to score goals."

Crawford registered 10 saves over the final 20 minutes, while Saad's empty- netter at 19:22 accounted for the final margin.

Higgins got the Canucks on the board just 16 seconds into the game, sneaking a backhander through Crawford's five-hole from the slot to give Vancouver an early edge.

Game Notes

The Canucks have been held to a pair of goals or fewer in nine of their last 10 games ... Vancouver played a fourth consecutive game without center Henrik Sedin, who is out with a rib injury ... Chicago went 2-for-3 on the power play, while Vancouver went 0-for-3 ... Sharp scored his 27th of the season.

FCS Top 25 Roundup - Week 1

No team left out of the FCS playoffs last season may have had a better argument for an at-large bid than Chattanooga.

NASCAR News
Stewart set to return to racing at Atlanta

After missing the last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, Tony Stewart is expected to return to competition this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Extra Points: Two wrongs don't make a right for Goodell

The fact that we look to Roger Goodell and the NFL to take the lead on any number of social issues should say more about us as a society than the commissioner or the league he lords over.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.