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Bonino, Vey break long scoring droughts, help Canucks to 3-2 win over Islanders

  • Vancouver Canucks' Nick Bonino celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Vancouver Canucks' Nick Bonino celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' Chris Tanev, back, checks New York Islanders' Mikhail Grabovski, of Belarus, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Vancouver Canucks' Chris Tanev, back, checks New York Islanders' Mikhail Grabovski, of Belarus, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Islanders' Thomas Hickey, right, checks Vancouver Canucks' Derek Dorsett during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    New York Islanders' Thomas Hickey, right, checks Vancouver Canucks' Derek Dorsett during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

Nick Bonino and Linden Vey scored in the second period to snap long goal droughts, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Ryan Stanton added his first goal in more than a year as Vancouver (23-12-3) improved to 5-1-1 in its last seven games. Eddie Lack made 21 saves for the Canucks in his first start since Dec. 17.

Matt Martin and Mikhail Grabovski scored for New York (26-13-1), which got 17 saves from Jarolsav Halak. The Islanders were coming off a 5-2 loss at Edmonton on Sunday night.