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Luongo makes 24 saves as Vancouver Canucks shut out Colorado Avalanche 3-0

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    Vancouver Canucks' goalie Roberto Luongo dives to cover up the rebound on a Colorado Avalanche shot during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck) (The Associated Press)

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    Colorado Avalanche's Tyson Barrie is checked into the boards by Vancouver Canucks' Mason Raymond, back, during an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck) (The Associated Press)

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    Colorado Avalanche's Cody McLeod, right, knocks down the puck while being checked by Vancouver Canucks' Kevin Bieksa during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck) (The Associated Press)

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    Vancouver Canucks' Zack Kassian, Daniel Sedin, of Sweden, left to right, and Henrik Sedin, of Sweden, celebrate Kassian's goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck) (The Associated Press)

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    Vancouver Canucks' Keith Ballard, left, cheecks Colorado Avalanche's Chuck Kobasew, centre, into goalie Roberto Luongo during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck) (The Associated Press)

Roberto Luongo made 24 saves for his first win of the season and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Wednesday night.

Luongo, who has been on the trading block since Cory Schneider replaced him as Vancouver's No. 1 goaltender, was rarely tested but still made some big saves in his 61st career shutout.

With the Canucks leading 2-0 in the third, Luongo stopped Matt Duchene on a short-handed breakaway that prompted calls of "Luuu, Luuu" from Canucks fans. He blocked a John Mitchell shot from the slot later in the period.

Jason Garrison and Max Lapierre both scored their first goals of the season, and Zack Kassian picked up his fifth goal in seven games.

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