The Vancouver Canucks' new offensive game plan was too much for the Edmonton Oilers.
Fast, aggressive forecheck and relentless puck pressure in all three zones are hallmarks of new coach John Tortorella, and it was all on display on Saturday.
Dan Hamhuis and Jannik Hansen scored 18 seconds apart late in the first period and the Canucks cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Oilers in Vancouver's home opener.
"That's the way we want to play. That's the way we want to continue to play and we want to enforce that on other teams," said Canucks center Ryan Kesler, who scored in the second period. "We want to do that every night. We want to win that way."
Daniel Sedin had a goal and an assist, and Brad Richardson and Jason Garrison -- into an empty net -- also scored for the Canucks as Roberto Luongo made 21 saves.
Henrik Sedin picked up three assists as Vancouver rebounded from Thursday's season-opening 4-1 road loss to the San Jose Sharks in impressive fashion.
"We were aggressive, we ...