VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- David Booth is looking more like the player the Vancouver Canucks thought they were getting in an early season trade.
He scored in regulation and again in the shootout Monday as the Canucks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 in yet another overtime game for Vancouver.
It was the fifth time Booth has scored in 11 games since returning from a knee injury that kept him out six weeks. He also has four assists in that span.
"I feel strong on the puck again and well-balanced out there," said Booth, who's from the Detroit area like linemate Ryan Kesler.
"It's fun coming to the rink when the team's winning and you're playing well," he said. "I'm really enjoying it. It was a process but it's really exciting to be a Canuck now and I think it's showing."
Booth, who is signed through 2014-15, was the key figure in the trade that sent Marco Sturm and Mikael Samuelsson to the Florida Panthers.
He scored a career-high 31 goals for Florida in 2008-09 but missed 5...