VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Cory Schneider stopped 17 shots and Maxim Lapierre scored the only goal in a shootout and the Vancouver Canucks won their fifth straight by defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Tuesday.
Schneider only saw two shots in the first period, but stopped 15 in the final 45 minutes for his seventh career shutout, and third this season.
He stopped all three Columbus attempts in the shootout, including Matt Calvert's deke attempt to clinch the win.
The Canucks moved past Minnesota into third place in the Western Conference, regaining the Northwest Division lead, though the Wild have two games in hand.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 34 saves for Columbus, which lost its second in a row but is still on a 7-1-3 run.