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The Vancouver Canucks have dealt with their share of struggles, though few teams have been playing worse than the New York Islanders.
After an up-and-down road trip, Vancouver begins a three-game homestand Sunday night against an Islanders squad which is winless on the road.
Vancouver (8-8-1) likely envisioned a better start after its run to the Stanley Cup finals last season. The Canucks have yet to put together more than two consecutive victories after finishing a 3-3-0 road trip with a 4-3 loss Friday in Anaheim.
Vancouver fell behind 4-0 after two periods, and a third-period rally in which it outshot Anaheim 22-2 fell short.
''In the third period, we played the way we should play and showed how good we can be,'' said Daniel Sedin, who had two assists and is among the league leaders with 16. "In the first two periods, we weren't good enough. We should play the whole game like we did in the third period.''
Aaron Rome didn't help matters wh...
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Roberto Luongo made 23 saves to help the Vancouver Canucks beat the Islanders 4-1 on Sunday night.
Aaron Rome had a goal and two assists, Cody Hodgson and David Booth each had a goal and an assist, and Henrik Sedin also scored for Vancouver, coming off...
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With his goal against the New York Islanders, Aaron Rome now has more goals in his last four games than he scored in 131 previous NHL games. Rome shoveled home a loose puck in the slot past Evgeni Nabokov for a 1-0 lead at 1:57 of the first, his third goal of the season. Rome also assisted on Cody Hodgson's third-period power-play goal...
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Roberto Luongo made 23 saves to help the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 4-1 on Sunday night.
Midway through the second period, Vancouver Canucks defenseman Aaron Rome laid this hit on Anaheim Ducks rookie Devante Smith-Pelly:
Rome was given five minutes for elbowing and a 10-minute game misconduct. Smith-Pelly went to the locker room, but returned a short while later.
The hit did something for the Ducks as they would score three times in the following 10 minutes as part...
Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome has gotten his teammates' attention.
Aaron Rome's five-minute major penalty paves the way for Anaheim to score two power-play goals in the second period.Aaron Rome's five-minute major penalty paves the way for Anaheim to score two power-play goals in the second period.
The Vancouver Canucks will play their first home game in over two weeks when they host the struggling New York Islanders tonight at Rogers Arena.
Aaron Rome had a goal and two assists to help the Vancouver Canucks take a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders.