Photos: Canucks vs. Blue Jackets

 

The Vancouver Canucks got a desperately needed victory Tuesday night — but only just — in a shootout victory on the road against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Columbus Blue Jackets&#8217; Ryan Johansen&#8217;s shot is blocked by Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo during the shootout in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.</div>
 

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Ryan Johansen’s shot is blocked by Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo during the shootout in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.

Photograph by: MIKE MUNDEN, AP

 
<div id="page1">Columbus Blue Jackets&#8217; Ryan Johansen&#8217;s shot is blocked by Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo during the shootout in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.</div>
Columbus Blue Jackets&#8217; Jack Johnson (7) gets his stick up high on Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Henrik Sedin (33) during the third period in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.
Columbus Blue Jackets&#8217; Matt Calvert (11) watches his shot go wide against Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (1) in the second period in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013. Mason Raymond looks on.
Columbus Blue Jackets&#8217; Ryan Johansen (19) and Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Christopher Tanev (8) watch the puck fly up in the air after being blocked by goalie Roberto Luongo in the third period in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks players celebrate after their second period goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.
Columbus Blue Jackets&#8217; Nick Drazenovic (34) and Matt Calvert (11) close in on Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Alexander Edler (23) in the first period in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.
Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky blocks a shot by Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Mason Raymond (21) in the first period in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.
Columbus Blue Jackets&#8217; Brandon Dubinsky (17) and Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Daniel Sedin (22) battle for the puck in the second period in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.
Mason Raymond of the Vancouver Canucks stops and spins in front of goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets before scoring the game winning shootout goal in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (right) celebrates with Alexander Edler (23) and Zack Kassian (9) after their 2-1 shootout win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Columbus, Ohio on March, 12, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Your voice
Did the Leafs make the right choice hiring an analytics-focussed GM?
 
Yes, it's about time.
No, they still need better players.
Only time will tell.
Don't know.