In their 43-year history the Vancouver Canucks have had 13 road trips of seven or more games. They haven’t posted a winning record in any of them.
Maybe No. 14 is going to be the charm.
It’s early but the Canucks opened a seven-game sojourn Tuesday night with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center.
Ryan Kesler scored the winner at 17:35 of the third period on a rebound while playing with new linemates Henrik Sedin and Chris Higgins.
That trio was put together in the third period when the Vancouver offence sputtered for the first two periods.
AHL call-up Tye McGinn scored two goals for the Flyers who lost for sixth time in seven starts. The Canucks improved to 4-30-o on the season.
Higgins with his first of the season tied the game at 7:31 of the third when he took a pass from behind the net from Henrik Sedin and beat Flyers’ goalie Steve Mason glove side. The assist was Henrik’s 800th NHL point.
McGinn’s second of the night came ...