VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Bo Horvat and J.T. Miller scored in a 42-2nd span within the third length and the Vancouver Canucks beat the NHL-leading Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Saturday night to brush the 2-sport series.
Horvat tied it on a energy play at 8: 49, and Miller gave the Canucks the lead at 9: 31. Nils Hoglander accomplished the scoring with 3: 07 left.
“It capability plenty to us. We snatch a form of satisfaction in beating a crew like that at home twice after we essentially want wins,” Miller said. “We’ve talked plenty over the last three weeks or so that we’re playing successfully but now not getting the implications, and I mediate that is a supreme contrivance, a pair bounces here and there, the energy play became as soon as factual, the penalty abolish became as soon as factual and also you utilize the sport against a factual crew.”
Brock Boeser had a design and two assists, and Thatcher Demko made 37 saves to back Vancouver give a lift to to 11-15-2.
John Tavares and Jimmy Vesey scored for Toronto. The Maple Leafs dropped to 18-6-2 after losing two straight in regulation for essentially the most important time this season.
After thrashing the Oilers three video games in a row in Edmonton, Toronto struggled in Vancouver,
“There’s mute a form of factual issues in our sport, but in announcing that, we had an opportunity to invent this a proper gigantic boulevard time out and it ended up exclusively being a factual one,” Tavares said.
Vancouver caught a destroy when William Nylander became as soon as known as for delay of sport for sending the puck over the glass as he charged in direction of the Canucks zone.
Boeser despatched a blast from shut to the blue line via traffic in front of the rep, and Horvat tipped it in past Andersen to tie it.
Boeser got one other on the creep-forward design, selecting up the puck off a Toronto stick deep within the Leafs’ zone and firing a shot at Andersen. The goalie made the discontinue, but Miller got to the rebound and scored.
Maple Leafs: Host Winnipeg on Tuesday night within the opener of a three-sport series.
Canucks: Host Montreal on Monday night to initiating a two-sport series.