Burrows helps Canucks beat Rangers 5-3 to end 9-game skid

Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom makes a save on a shot by New York Rangers' Derek Stepan (21) with help from Canucks' Luca Sbisa, left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
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NEW YORK (AP) Alexandre Burrows scored twice in the third period to help the Vancouver Canucks end a nine-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.

Henrik Sedin and Sven Baertschi each had a goal and an assist, and Loui Eriksson also scored for the Canucks, who were 0-8-1 with eight straight regulation losses since opening the season with four wins.

Bo Horvat had two assists and Jacob Markstrom finished with 23 saves.

Rick Nash, Pavel Buchnevich and Mika Zibanejad scored for the Rangers, who had won five straight while scoring at least five goals in each game. Buchnevich also had two assists.

Antti Raanta stopped 20 shots, though he left for 6:19 in the third period after being run into by the Canucks' Markus Granlund. Regular starter Henrik Lundqvist made four saves on six shots while filling in.