Vancouver captain Bo Horvat wished to set the tone early after a hard loss the previous day. He got the Canucks started with a needed power-play objective and they recuperated with a big roadway win.
Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal very first period and the Canucks hung on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday.
" I took that onus on myself to be the guy to get the boys going," Horvat said. "I was actually upset about the last game, we should have scored more power-play goals and we must have at least gotten a point out of that. ... When we do lose games we're not ones to desire to lose 3 directly, 4 straight and get on these losing skids. We want to recuperate and have an excellent game and continue winning."
WATCH " We've got to play smarter," Zibanejad stated. With the Rangers routing 3-0 after a lacklustre first duration, Fast got them on the scoreboard late in the second. The Canucks got off to a fast start with three goals in the first duration while outshooting the Rangers 20-13. Horvat took a pass from Pettersson and beat Lundqvist on a power play from the inside edge of the left circle for his second of the season and 100th of his profession at 6:01. The Canucks can be found in with the league's worst man-advantage and were 0 for 12 the previous two games..
Boeser made it 2-0 with 6:26 left in the opening period as he got a pass from Pettersson between the circles and fired a shot that went off Lundqvist's glove and in for his second.
Then, with Tyler Myers off for hooking, Beagle brought the puck up the best side and beat Lundqvist on the glove side for his first of the season and fourth career short-handed objective.
Horvat joined Calgary's Sean Monahan, Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon and Florida's Aleksander Barkov as the only players from the 2013 draft to reach the 100-goal mark. ... The teams will conclude their season series Jan. 4 at Vancouver. ... Lundqvist appeared in his 861st game, moving previous Hall of Famer Gump Worsley for sole belongings of 11th location on the NHL's all-time list. He is 7 far from tying former goalie Grant Fuhr for 10th location. Lundqvist likewise tied Jean Ratelle for sixth location on the Rangers' franchise list. ... New York has given up a minimum of one power-play goal in five of its 6 games.
Canucks: At Detroit on Tuesday night to end up a four-game trip.
Rangers: Host Arizona on Tuesday night to continue a five-game homestand.