Photos: Canucks face the Wild

 

Vancouver Canucks continue brief road trip with visit to Minnesota Wild on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Jason Garrison #5 and Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks stop the progress of Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild towards the net on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.</div>
 

Jason Garrison #5 and Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks stop the progress of Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild towards the net on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.

Photograph by: Hannah Foslien, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Jason Garrison #5 and Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks stop the progress of Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild towards the net on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.</div>
Ryan Suter #20 of the Minnesota Wild and Alex Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks jockey for position in front of the net guarded by Josh Harding #37 of the Minnesota Wild on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Canucks defeated the Wild 4-1.
Vancouver Canucks' Jordan Schroeder, center, has his shot on-goal blocked as Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding, right, and Tom Gilbert, left, defend the net in the third period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn. Harding replaced goalie Niklas Backstrom in the third period. The Canucks won 4-1.
Torrey Mitchell #17 of the Minnesota Wild checks Chris Tanev #8 of the Vancouver Canucks into the boards on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Canucks defeated the Wild 4-1.
Zach Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild congratulates Tom Gilbert #77 on a goal during the third period of the game against the Vancouver Canucks on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Canucks defeated the Wild 4-1.
Jordan Schroeder #45 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates a goal by Mason Raymond #21 as the Minnesota Wild look on during the second period of the game on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild reacts as Mason Raymond #21, Jannik Hansen #36 and Alexander Edler #23 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal by Hansen on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
Vancouver Canucks' Dale Weise, right, has a shot on-goal deflected by Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn.
Zach Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild trips over Dan Hamhuis #2 of the Vancouver Canucks on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
Cory Schneider #35 of the Vancouver Canucks looks over a check by Keith Ballard #4 of Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild during the first period of the game on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
Maxim Lapierre #40 (left), Chris Higgins #20 and Zack Kassian #9 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrate a goal by Higgins during the first period of the game against the Minnesota Wild on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks checks Mikko Koivu #9 of the Minnesota Wild into the boards during the first period of the game on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild skates away as Clayton Stoner #4 checks Alex Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks during the first period of the game on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Alex Burrows, left, congratulates Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Daniel Sedin after Sedin&#8217;s goal off Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom in the first period of an NHL game on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn.
Torrey Mitchell #17, Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild and Manny Malhotra #27 of the Vancouver Canucks go after a loose puck as linesman David Brisebois #96 gets out of the way during the first period of the game on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Cory Schneider, left, stops a shot by Minnesota Wild&#8217;s Zach Parise (11) as Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Henrik Sedin, right, of Sweden, helps defend the net in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn.
Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Alex Burrows, centre, goes airborne between Minnesota Wild&#8217;s Clayton Stoner, right, and Kyle Brodziak in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn.
Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Chris Higgins, left top, watches his power-play goal off Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom, of Finland, in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn.
Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Dale Weise, right, has a shot on-goal deflected by Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in St. Paul, Minn.
Zenon Konopka #28 of the Minnesota Wild and Dale Weise #32 of the Vancouver Canucks fight as linesmen David Brisebois #96 and Scott Driscoll #68 look on during first period of the game on February 7, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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