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Lack makes 22 saves, Canucks top Flames 4-1 to even playoff series

  • Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, of Sweden, tangles with Calgary Flames' Brandon Bollig as Jannik Hansen (36), of Denmark, and linesman Darren Gibbs try to break them apart during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, of Sweden, tangles with Calgary Flames' Brandon Bollig as Jannik Hansen (36), of Denmark, and linesman Darren Gibbs try to break them apart during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' Chris Tanev, Chris Higgins, Nick Bonino and Dan Hamhuis, back right, celebrate Higgins' goal against the Calgary Flames during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Vancouver Canucks' Chris Tanev, Chris Higgins, Nick Bonino and Dan Hamhuis, back right, celebrate Higgins' goal against the Calgary Flames during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' Shawn Matthias (27) is stopped by Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, of Switzerland, while being checked by Kris Russell (4) during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Vancouver Canucks' Shawn Matthias (27) is stopped by Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, of Switzerland, while being checked by Kris Russell (4) during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece.

Daniel Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ronalds Kenins and Radim Vrbata scored for the Canucks.

Kris Russell scored late in the third period for the Flames to end Lack's shutout bid.

Jonas Hiller made 26 saves for Calgary before giving way to Karri Ramo, who came in with 5:52 remaining in the game.

Vancouver went 1 for 3 on the power play, while the Flames failed to convert on their only chance with the man-advantage.

Calgary hosts Game 3 on Sunday.