Canucks blank Flames

Updated: December 29, 2013

Calgary, AB ( – Eddie Lack posted his second career shutout
as the Vancouver Canucks blanked the Calgary Flames 2-0 on Sunday.

Lack, who was in net due to Roberto Luongo being day-to-day with a lower-body
injury suffered in the Canucks’ 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets a week ago,
stopped all 18 shots that came his way.

Jannik Hansen and Mike Santorelli each scored a goal for the Canucks, who have
won three in a row and are 10-1-1 overall in December.

Reto Berra made 28 saves for the Flames, who have lost six of their last

The Canucks scored with just 40 seconds to play in the first period.

Henrik Sedin sent a long breakaway pass from the Canucks zone to a speeding
Hansen, who controlled the puck and beat a sliding Berra stick side with a

After a Lack save, Santorelli scored his ninth of the season on a quick shot
past Berra after a feed by Ryan Kesler on a 2-on-1 break with a little under
two minutes to play.

Lack stopped 10 shots in the final period to secure the victory.

Game Notes

Dan Hamhuis also recorded an assist for the Canucks … Calgary has been
shutout for the third time in six games … It was Berra’s first time facing
the Canucks.