Whether it's been Cory Schneider or Roberto Luongo in net, the Vancouver Canucks have been on a tear while taking control of the Northwest Division race.
Neither goaltender has had much of a problem versus the Colorado Avalanche in recent seasons.
Vancouver seeks an 11th straight win over last-place Colorado and fifth consecutive victory overall as it continues a five-game road trip Saturday.
Schneider had gone 9-2-0 with a 1.29 goals-against average and four shutouts while making 11 consecutive starts, but he fell extremely ill prior to Wednesday's contest at Calgary.
Enter Luongo, who has been actively shopped on the trade market since the end of last season and especially heavily prior to the April 3 trade deadline. He made 40 saves in his first start since March 18 and backstopped the Canucks to a 4-1 victory to kick off their road trip.
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