The Vancouver Canucks blanked the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Sunday evening at Honda Center. Canucks rookie goaltender Cory Schneider made 26 saves for his first career NHL shutout. Manny Malhotra scored two goals and Daniel Sedin scored one for Vancouver. The Canucks currently have the best record in the NHL (42-16-9) with 93 points and sit atop the Western Conference; the loss keeps the Ducks (35-26-5) out of the top-eight in the West. Anaheim’s seven-game home stand concludes on Wednesday versus the New York Rangers.
1. Cory Schneider (VAN-Goaltender): 26 Saves; 1.000 SV%
2. Manny Malhotra (VAN-Center): 2 Goals, 0 Assists
3. Ryan Getzlaf (ANA- Center): 0 Goals, 0 Assists