Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser likewise scored for the Canucks (18-15-4), and Tyler Myers had 2 assists. Quickly after, the Canucks made a long 5-on-3 power play. Less than a minute later, the Canucks responded, with Pettersson roof a rebound high over Murray's glove after a shot by Tyler Myers.

First-period power-play objectives by Jake Virtanen and J.T. Miller triggered the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday at Rogers Arena.

Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser likewise scored for the Canucks (18-15-4), and Tyler Myers had two helps. Jake Guentzel replied for the Penguins (21-11-4).

Jacob Markstrom made 28 conserves for Vancouver, while Matt Murray stopped 10 shots for Pittsburgh.

The game got off to a sluggish start, with 10:24 elapsing in the first period before Antoine Roussel tape-recorded the game's first shot on objective.

Soon after, the Canucks made a long 5-on-3 power play. Dominik Simon got a double-minor for high-sticking Adam Gaudette, befire Brandon Tanev was whistled for holding 29 seconds later.

J.T. Miller appeared to offer the Canucks the lead during the 5-on-3 power play, but the goal was called back due to a coach's difficulty for offside.

Jake Virtanen eventually opened the scoring with 4:50 left in the very first, on a slap shot from the left boards that beat Murray high to the glove side. With the Canucks still on the power play, Miller doubled Vancouver's lead just 1:50 later, getting his 14th of the year by tipping an Oscar Fantenberg shot over Murray's glove.

Shots on goal were 5-0 for Vancouver at the end of the first period-- the very first time the Canucks held their opponents to no shots in a period considering that April 5, 2018.

In the second, the Penguins dominated play, outshooting Vancouver 20-6. Guentzel's goal came off a rebound with 4:32 delegated play, while Gaudette was serving a high-sticking double minor.

Less than a minute later on, the Canucks replied, with Pettersson roofing a rebound high over Murray's glove after a shot by Tyler Myers. It was Pettersson's 17th objective of the year and his fifth in his last six games.

In the third, the teams traded power-play opportunities prior to Boeser recorded his 13th of the year, transforming a feed from Pettersson from behind the internet. Vancouver ended up the video game 2-for-5 with the male advantage, while Pittsburgh was 1-for-5.