Posted October 07, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Looking for a third-period spark, Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella shuffled his forwards and split twin forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin onto different lines. The move paid off when the Canucks scored three goals in the period and Mike Santorelli provided the overtime winner in a 5-4 victory over the Flames on Sunday night. Santorelli deflected a pass from Kevin Bieksa to score at 3:17 in overtime. Trailing 3-1, the Canucks kicked off their third-period comeback with Daniel Sedin assisting on Jannick Hansen's goal at 5:01, followed by Henrik Sedin setting up Santorelli's first goal of the game at 9:27. ''I know the focus is on the twins, but we split up all the lines,'' Tortorella said. ''We had six body checks and four scoring chances in two periods, so we were dead in the water. It's an easy decision to change things up.'' Dale Weise put the visitors up 4-3 at 16:06, but Calgary's David Jones tied the game again with...
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