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Canucks put out the Flames 5-2
Captain Henrik Sedin recorded a goal and two assists while Alex Burrows added one of each as Vancouver extended Calgary's road winless streak to 13 games (0-12-1).
Henrik Sedin's first assist of the night was the 600th of his career.
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