Posted March 24, 2013 on AP on Fox
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The Vancouver Canucks continue to keep pace at the top of the Northwest Division, and lately they've had their goalie to thank. Meanwhile, the Colorado Avalanche have been plagued by poor goaltending and continue to struggle at the bottom of the division. Vancouver will look to continue its good fortunes and its dominance of the Avalanche on Sunday night in Denver. The Canucks are 16-0-2 in their last 18 meetings with the Avalanche, outscoring them 66-29 during that stretch and shutting them out five times, including a 3-0 home win on Jan. 30. Vancouver (16-9-6) won its third straight and fifth in seven games after a 1-0 victory at Los Angeles on Saturday helped it stay tied with Minnesota for first in the Northwest. Stellar goaltending from Cory Schneider has helped key the team's win streak, with Saturday marking his sixth career shutout. Schneider hasn't been officially announced as the starter for Sunday but would figure to be a solid option since he has recorded shutouts in...
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