VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Daniel Sedin scored once with
the man advantage and assisted on two other goals as the Vancouver
Canucks showed their power play was in top form with a 6-2 win over
the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.<
Vancouver went 4-9 with the man advantage. The Oilers' power
play struggled, going 0-8.
Anson Carter, a free-agent signee who is already paying
dividends, scored once on the power play and earned an assist on
Henrik Sedin's goal. Josh Green and Trevor Linden also scored on
the power play. Defenseman Ed Jovanovski scored the other goal as
the Canucks ended the preseason with a 3-2-2 record.
Shawn Horcoff scored once for the Oilers and assisted on Ryan
Dan Cloutier went the distance in goal for Vancouver, stopping
27 shots. Ty Conklin made 22 saves for Edmonton.
The Canucks have been flexing their power-play muscle all
preseason. Vancouver went into the game with the league's
second-best power play, having scored 14 goals on 61 chances for a
23 percent efficiency.
The teams were tied 2-2 after the first period before Vancouver
broke the game open with four unanswered second-period goals.
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Arena: Rogers Arena Location: Vancouver, British Columbia