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Raymond, Luongo Lead Canucks To Win Over Jackets
Posted By Sam Greenberg On March 13, 2013 @ 1:44 AM In NHL | No Comments
Mason Raymond scored the only goal in the shootout, and seldom-used Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots through overtime to lead the Vancouver Canucks past the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Luongo, playing in his second game in 16 days, stopped all three Blue Jackets in the shootout.
Raymond, shooting second for Vancouver, scored when he came to a quick stop, got goalie Sergei Bobrovsky on the ice, and then easily tapped a backhander into the net.
Jason Garrison had the lone goal for the Canucks, who had lost four straight (0-2-2).
Mark Letestu scored the lone regulation goal for the Blue Jackets, who matched a franchise record by earning a point in an eighth consecutive game (5-0-3). Their five-game winning streak ended, one short of tying the franchise mark.
Source: Associated Press
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