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Burrows scores 2 goals 17 seconds apart in 3rd period to lead Canucks over Flyers 4-1

  • Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31) makes a save during the third period of NHL action against the Philadelphia Flyers in Vancouver, Canada Tuesday, March. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

    Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31) makes a save during the third period of NHL action against the Philadelphia Flyers in Vancouver, Canada Tuesday, March. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason (35) covers his face as he receives a shot from the Vancouver Canucks during the third period of NHL action in Vancouver, Canada Tuesday, March. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

    Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason (35) covers his face as he receives a shot from the Vancouver Canucks during the third period of NHL action in Vancouver, Canada Tuesday, March. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' Alex Burrows (14) celebrates his goal with teammate Daniel Sedin (22) during the third period of NHL action against the Philadelphia Flyers in Vancouver, Canada Tuesday, March. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

    Vancouver Canucks' Alex Burrows (14) celebrates his goal with teammate Daniel Sedin (22) during the third period of NHL action against the Philadelphia Flyers in Vancouver, Canada Tuesday, March. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)  (The Associated Press)

Alexandre Burrows scored a pair of goals 17 seconds apart in the third period, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Tuesday night.

Burrows, back after missing a win Saturday over Toronto because of a groin injury, snapped a 1-1 tie at 6:44. He ripped a shot between Steve Mason's pads after he took a feed from Daniel Sedin.

Fans barely had a chance to sit when Burrows scored his second of the night and 14th of the season off a rebound of Sedin's shot at 7:01.

Alexander Edler added a goal and an assist, and Radim Vrbata scored into an empty net for the Canucks, who moved three points ahead of Calgary for second place in the Pacific Division. Eddie Lack made 27 saves.

Michael Raffl had the lone goal for Philadelphia, and Mason stopped 31 shots.