The Goods: Stars snap streak

Saturday, 16.02.2013 / 12:50 AM / Features
By Derek Jory
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The Goods: Stars snap streak

Shooting Stars snap Canucks streak

It was Henrik Sedin's night, but clearly no one told the Dallas Stars.

The Stars rallied from a 3-1 second deficit to nip the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 Friday night in one of the most exciting games at Rogers Arena in recent memory.

Dallas opened the scoring late in the first period before Daniel Sedin tied it up 3:21 into the second; his fourth goal of the season was assisted by Henrik Sedin moving him into a tie with Markus Naslund as the Canucks all-time leading scorer.

Chris Higgins made is a 2-1 game less than a minute later and Alex Burrows converted a perfect Henrik Sedin pass just over five minutes later to put Vancouver up 3-1 and give Henrik the record all to himself. It hasn't been that loud in Rogers Arena since the Stanley Cup Final and maybe never that rowdy for a single player.

Three back-to-back-to-back fights ended the second, but not before the Stars cut into the Canucks lead making it 3-2. In the third Vancouver had no answer for Dallas as Cory Schneider allowed two goals on seven shots ending the Canucks winning streak at six games.

FULL RECAP

AND ANOTHER THING...
Congratulations Henrik, you're a world-class player and person.

Jory's Jewels

Tweet of the Night - "Ease him into the lineup he said… Limit his minutes he said… #Canucks #tgatt" - @mattlee61. Kesler played 2:37, had 2 shots, won a face-off and drew a penalty all within the first six minutes of play.
Staying current - There are now EIGHT teams that have their all-time leading scorer on their active roster, thanks to Henrik Sedin. Selanne (ANA), Iginla (CGY), Legwand (NSH), Elias (NJ), Alfredsson (OTT), Marleau (SJ) and Lecavalier (TB) are the other seven.
Leaving a mark - Henrik is 168th all-time for points in NHL history and ranks 19th for most career points among active skaters. No big deal.
Winning! - Going into Friday night's game, the Canucks had a record of 113-43-20 (.699 winning percentage) since Henrik was named captain before the 2010-11 season.