The Punjabi broadcast team are off the hook — so much fun.
Before the second expired, Vancouver struck again. Brandon Sutter scored his fourth goal in four games. Just like last game, it came off a pretty back pass from a Sedin. This time, it was Henrik Sedin with the setup:
Either way, the last few games it’s paid off in spades — and in goals. And really, the goals are the important thing here.
How would the Canucks handle taking a 3-0 lead into the third period?
Poorly, as it turns out.
First, Chicago got on the board on a gorgeous power play goal. Patrick Kane received a nifty pass from Artemi Panarin. Kane quickly returned the favor, and Jacob Markstrom could not recover to stop Panarin’s shot:
Next, Vinnie Hinostroza collected the puck at the Canucks line, walked through Michael Chaput and Alexander Edler and snuck a shot onto Markstrom. After making the save, Marky couldn’t find the rebound, and Hinostroza pulled the Hawks within one:
After emerging from their nine-game losing streak, the Vancouver Canucks are 3-2-1 in their last six games. They will take a three-day break to start next week, before hitting the road to face the Arizona Coyotes once again.