Game Review: Canucks Fall 4-2 To Islanders, Extend Losing Streak To 9 Games, Winless On Road Trip

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NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 07: Markus Granlund #60 of the Vancouver Canucks (l) scores on the powerplay at 16:30 of the second period against Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center on November 7, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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andrewchernoff By Andrew Chernoff

November 7, 2016

Vancouver (4-8-1=9 pts) visited the Barclays Center to take on the New York Islanders (5-6-2=10 pts), in the 4th game of their 6 game road trip.

The Islanders defeated the Canucks 4-2, handing the Canucks their 5th straight regulation road loss (0-5-1); extending their losing streak to 9 games (0-8-1); but Vancouver made it two consecutive  games of scoring at least one goal.

Vancouver started their 5th of 16 back-to-back series tonight. Canucks are 2-6-1 in back-to-back series this season.

Canucks had goals from Daniel Sedin (4), and Markus Granlund (3) on the power play; with  assists from, Ben Hutton (1), and Bo Horvat (1).

Canucks starting goalie Ryan Miller, stopped 28 of 32 shots in the game, his 6th straight loss this season.

Miller, after tonight, is 1-6-0 with a 2.75 GAA and a .910 save percentage.

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NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 07: Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders battles for the puck against Nikita Tryamkin #88 of the Vancouver Canucks at the Barclays Center on November 7, 2016 in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

Canucks, with their 9th consecutive loss tonight, are in 29th place in the NHL (tied with Carolina and Nashville for 27th); and are in 6th place in the Pacific division, with 9 points; 10 points behind the Oilers, 1 point ahead of the Arizona Coyotes, who have two games in hand on Vancouver.

Game Summary

In the first period, Daniel Sedin, with his 4th goal of the season made it 1-0 Canucks, unassisted, at 4:22.

It was only Vancouver’s second time scoring the first goal of the game, in 13 games played.

It did not take long for the Islanders to tie the game at 1-1, and five minutes and twenty seconds later, they did, when Jason Chimera scored, his first goal, assisted by Anders Lee (1) and Brock Nelson (7), at 9:42.

  • Michael Chaput led in face-offs for the Canucks, going 4 for 5 in the opening period.
  • Alex Burrows had 4 shots; Erik Gudbranson, 3 shots

In the second, Nikolay Kulemin (1), unassisted, put the Islanders in front 2-1, after a Canuck power play was unsuccessful for Vancouver.

Markus Granlund would tie the game 2-2, before the end of the middle frame, his 3rd goal of the season, assisted by Bo Horvat (1) and Ben Hutton (1), at 16:30.

In the third, the Islanders would score two goals within 99-seconds, to break the game wide open, taking a 4-2 lead.

Cal Clutterbuck (2), assisted by Johnny Boychuk (3) and Alan Quine (1), at 9:11.

Then, at 10:50, Andrew Ladd would finally get a goal, his first of the season as an Islander, assisted by Nick Leddy (4) and Adam Pelech (1).

The Canucks would fail to get any closer, losing their 9th straight game.

In brief:

  • Canucks tied 1-1 after one; tied 2-2 after two.
  • Both teams had  32 shots in the game.
  • The Vancouver penalty kill was 2 for 2 , with 5 shots against; 0 shot for; 0 shorthanded goals for; the power play was 1 for 2, with 2 shots for, 0 shots against and 0 shorthanded goals against.

Next Game: Nov 8, 2016: Canucks at New York Rangers @4:00 p.m. PST

Canucks Post Game Stats

Regular Season Game 13, Road Game 6

Final Score      1     2     3     OT   SO     F
Van                       1      1      0                          2
NYI                       1      1      2                          4

Records:
Van: 4-8-1 (Road: 0-5-1)
NYI: 5-6-2 (Home: 5-3-2)

Stats:   SF   SA     PP     PK   PIM     CF         CA          SCF       SCA      HITS 
Van        32    32       1-2     2-2      4      65(54)    61(51)       23(17)      27(20)     21
NYI        32    32       0-2     1-2      4      61(51)    65(54)       27(20)     23(17)     24
                                    5v5 stats in parenthesis for CF & CA                                                                SCF=scoring chances for; SCA=scoring chances against.

Event summary:

  • Vancouver had 13-blocked shots; 4-giveaways; 9-takeaways, 23-shot attempts blocked and 10-missed shots

Face-offs:

  • Total: 38-63: 60 percent
    • offensive zone: 16-22: 40 percent
    • defensive zone: 10-20: 38 percent
    • neutral zone: 12-21: 40 percent

Game Stats Reports:  Game, Face-OffsShotsEvent

Player Stats:

  •  Face-Offs:
    • Sutter, 12-21; H.Sedin, 10-18
    • Horvat, 6-12; Gaunce, 6-6
    •  Chaput, 4-5; Granlund, 0-1
  • Shots leaders:
    • Alex Burrow, 5 shots
    • Daniel Sedin, Alex Edler, Ben Hutton, Erik Gudbranson: 3 shots each
  •  Hits leaders:
    • Jack Skille, 4 hits
    • Nikita Tryamkin and Brendan Gaunce: 3 hits each
  • Blocked shots leaders:
    • Philip Larsen, 3
    • Luca Sbisa, 2
  • Giveaway leaders:
    • Erik Gudbranson, Brendan Gaunce, Ryan Miller and Markus Granlund: 1 each
  • Takeaway leaders:
    • Ben Hutton and Bo Horvat: 2 each
  • Shot Attempts Blocked:
    • Brandon Sutter, Alex Edler and Erik Gudbranson: 3 each
  • Missed Shots:
    • Daniel Sedin, 2

Advanced Player Stats:

  • Corsi Tidbits For The Game:
    • Defensemen (CorsiFor%):
      • All Strengths:
        • Ben Hutton: 51.85
        • Philip Larsen: 50.00
        • Troy Stecher: 42.86
        • Erik Gudbranson: 40.00
        • Nikita Tryamkin: 33.33
        • Luca Sbisa: 31.43
      • 5 on 5:
        • Ben Hutton: 53.49
        • Erik Gudbranson: 48.78
        • Philip Larsen: 46.43
        • Nikita Tryamkin: 41.38
        • Luca Sbisa: 37.93
        • Troy Stecher: 35.00
    • Forwards (CorsiFor%):
      • All Strengths:
        • Loui Ericksson: 70.73
        • Henrik Sedin: 70.45
        • Daniel Sedin: 70.45
        • Markus Granlund: 51.35
        • Brendan Gaunce: 50.00
        • Derek Dorsett: 48.15
        • Alex Burrows: 46.67
        • Sven Baertschi: 46.15
        • Brandon Sutter: 42.00
        • Michael Chaput: 41.67
        • Jack Skille: 40.91
        • Bo Horvat: 38.71
      • 5 on 5:
        • Daniel Sedin: 68.57
        • Henrik Sedin: 68.57
        • Loui Ericksson: 66.67
        • Derek Dorsett: 52.00
        • Brendan Gaunce: 50.00
        • Alex Burrows: 48.00
        • Markus Granlund: 45.45
        • Michael Chaput: 41.67
        • Jack Skille: 40.91
        • Brandon Sutter: 40.00
        • Bo Horvat: 36.36
        • Sven Baertschi: 36.36

Note: Corsi stats from naturalstattrick.com and hockeystats.ca

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