Was 0 2 0 2
Van 0 3 1 4
Date of game: 10/26/2014

Recap: Vancouver vs. Washington

Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) - Henrik Sedin, Nick Bonino and Luca Sbisa scored during a 1:47 span in the second period and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Sunday night.

Ryan Miller made 20 saves and Radim Vrbata added an empty-net goal for the Canucks, who had dropped three of their last four games coming in.

"I thought we defended pretty well," Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins said. "Miller came up with some big saves for sure."

Marcus Johansson and Liam O'Brien netted goals for the Capitals, who had won four of six games coming in. Justin Peters stopped 30 shots in defeat.

"They came out strong and we were a little flat," Peters said.

After Johansson staked Washington a 1-0 lead with a wrister from the right circle 5:28 into the second period, Sedin found a loose puck in front and lifted it past Peters while on the power play at the 14:00 mark.

Bonino finished a 2-on-2 rush with a blistering wrister from inside the left circle and Sbisa's goal came just 25 seconds later when he fired a slap shot from the left point past Peters for a 3-1 Canucks edge.

O'Brien trimmed the deficit 3-2 less than two minutes later when he finished off Mike Greene's right circle feed from the slot.

Miller stopped seven shots in the third and Vrbata's empty-net tally came with 1:01 remaining.

Game Notes

Vancouver was 2-of-5 on the power play, while Washington finished 0-for-2 ... Peters stopped all 14 shots he saw in a scoreless first period ... Green had two assists.

NASCAR News
Newman's No. 31 team penalized for tire manipulation

NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Ryan Newman's No. 31 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday for altered tires used in the March 22 race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.

Cowboys restructure Romo's deal

The Dallas Cowboys restructured quarterback Tony Romo's contract on Wednesday, freeing up roughly $13 million in cap space for this season.

Red Sox C Vazquez to have Tommy John surgery

Christian Vazquez, who was expected to be the starting catcher for the Boston Red Sox this season, will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right throwing elbow, the team announced Wednesday.

Hammond named NHL's top star for March

Ottawa Senators goaltender and rookie sensation Andrew Hammond was named the NHL's First Star for the month of March.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.