J.T. Miller scored and notched an assist, lifting the Canucks to a 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday.
The result extend Vancouver’s win streak to a season-high five games.
Phillip Di Giuseppe, Andrei Kuzmenko, Anthony Beauvillier and Guillaume Brisebois — with his first NHL goal — also filled the net for the Canucks (29-32-5). Brock Boeser registered three assists and Conor Garland had two.
Thatcher Demko made 25 saves for Vancouver and Dallas’s Matt Murray stopped 15-of-20 shots in his second NHL start.
The loss snapped a three-game win streak for the Stars, who took a 5-2 victory over the Kraken in Seattle on Monday.
Miller sealed the score with a highlight-reel shot 16:59 into the third period. The centre deftly moved the puck from his skate to his stick and blasted a one-timer past Murray for his 25th goal of the season on his 30th birthday.
Brisebois scored 4:09 into the third, sending a one-timer soaring past Murray from the hash marks to put Vancouver up 4-2.
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Selected by the Canucks in third round of the 2015 draft, the 25-year-old defenceman has long toiled in the minors. Tuesday marked his 22nd NHL game over six seasons of professional hockey.
Dallas closed out the second with a power-play marker after Di Giuseppe was sent to the box for closing his hand over the puck.
Vancouver’s Elias Pettersson got a short-handed breakaway, but Murray made a right-pad stop and Heiskanen streaked back down the ice with the rebound.
He chipped a pass to Benn and the veteran winger sent a blast past Demko from the top of the slot to make it 3-2 with five seconds left in the period. The goal was Benn’s 29th of the campaign.
Dallas was 1 for 3 with the man advantage Tuesday while Vancouver went 1 for 3.
Beauvillier put the Canucks up 3-1 midway through the second, stretching his stick out and…
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