Luongo and Cancuks blank punchless Avs

Published January 31, 2013

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Roberto Luongo earned his 61st career shutout with a 24-save performance, and the Vancouver Canucks resumed their mastery of the offensively-challenged Colorado Avalanche with a 3-0 win at Rogers Arena.

Jason Garrison and Maxim Lapierre each potted their first goal of the season, and Zack Kassian added a power-play marker.

The Canucks improved to 16-0-2 in the last 18 meetings with the Avalanche, who dropped to 0-4 on the road this season. They have scored one goal through the first three stops of their current four-game trek.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 20 shots in defeat.

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