Posted March 27, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Cory Schneider stopped 17 shots and Maxim Lapierre scored the only goal in a shootout and the Vancouver Canucks won their fifth straight by defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Tuesday. Schneider only saw two shots in the first period, but stopped 15 in the final 45 minutes for his seventh career shutout, and third this season. He stopped all three Columbus attempts in the shootout, including Matt Calvert's deke attempt to clinch the win. The Canucks moved past Minnesota into third place in the Western Conference, regaining the Northwest Division lead, though the Wild have two games in hand. Sergei Bobrovsky made 34 saves for Columbus, which lost its second in a row but is still on a 7-1-3 run. Columbus was outshot 13-2 in the opening period, and didn't register a shot on its only power play of the period. The Canucks came out firing in the second period, with Henrik Sedin getting two quality looks in the first minute. But Bobrovsky turned both aside to keep the ...
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