Virtanen Back, Some Injured Canucks Close To Returning, And Canucks Pull A Rarity On Weekend

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andrewchernoff By Andrew Chernoff

November 14, 2016

The Vancouver Canucks face the New York Rangers tomorrow night at Rogers Arena, and it is not clear if Jake Virtanen, who returned from two weekend games with the Utica Comets, will be in the lineup anytime soon.

Jake Virtanen was at Canucks morning practice, and is itching to get back into the lineup, and spoke with reporters.

Canucks coach Willie Desjardins told reporters, that Virtanen is day-to day, at this point:

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Canucks Pull A Rarity In 5-4 OT Win Over Dallas Sunday

Bo Horvat, Brendan Sutter and Troy Stecher each scored a tying goal for the Canucks and Markus Granlund tallied the game-winning goal in overtime when Vancouver beat the Stars, 5–4, on Sunday.

Excluding shootout victories, this was the first time that the Canucks won a game in which they trailed three different times since Dec. 15, 2005, when they edged the Flyers in Philadelphia by a 5–4 score.

Trevor Linden, Nolan Baumgartner and Markus Naslund scored the tying goals for Vancouver in that game 11 years ago.

Source: Elias Says-Nov 14

Canucks Injury Update

Coach Willie Desjardins in speaking with reporters this morning, updated the status on injured Canucks:

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