Samuel Pahlsson scored the game-winner with 2 win over the Winnipeg Jets at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver holds a comfortable 18-point lead over Colorado for the top spot in the Northwest Division with 92 points and sits one point back of St. Louis for the top spot in the Western Conference and overall in the NHL.
Kyle Wellwood and Blake Wheeler each scored for the Jets, who had won their previous two. Ondrej Pavelec gave up all three goals on 45 shots in the loss.
Winnipeg has 72 points and is tied with Washington for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference, but the Capitals have one more win and a game in hand.