Schneider, Sedins carry Canucks to 5-2 win over reeling Flames

Published April 07, 2013

| Associated Press

The Canucks' top line combined for eight points, and Cory Schneider made 36 saves as Vancouver beat the reeling Calgary Flames 5-2 on Saturday night.

Henrik Sedin scored an empty-net goal and earned career NHL assists No. 600 and 601, Daniel Sedin added three assists, and Alex Burrows scored and had an assist to pace Vancouver (21-11-6), which has won eight of 10.

Dan Hamhuis, Dale Weise and Alex Edler also had goals for the Canucks.

Dennis Wideman and Alex Tanguay scored for Calgary (13-20-4), which has lost five straight overall and 13 consecutive on the road (0-12-1). The Flames are 14th in the 15-team Western Conference.

With a chance to move four points ahead of idle Minnesota for the Northwest Division lead, the Canucks jumped to an early 2-0 lead.

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