Photos: Canucks square off against Sharks

 

The Vancouver Canucks opened their 2013 NHL playoff campaign in Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series against the visiting San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, May 1.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks winger Jannik Hansen gets in front of San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.</div>
 

Vancouver Canucks winger Jannik Hansen gets in front of San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Photograph by: Steve Bosch, PNG

 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks winger Jannik Hansen gets in front of San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.</div>
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo reacts as referee Francois St. Laurent indicates a goal during the third period of Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo and teammate Jason Garrison (in background) look dejected as Raffi Torres of the San Jose Sharks celebrates his team&#8217;s third goal during San Jose&#8217;s 3-1 victory in Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (left) sits on the bench next to Dan Hamhuis after he was taken off the ice for the extra skater during the final moments of the third period of Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final playoff series at Rogers Arena on Wednesday May 1, 2013. The visiting San Jose Sharks won 3-1.
Defenceman Andrew Alberts of the Vancouver Canucks (right) tries to check centre Joe Thornton of the San Jose Sharks off the puck during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Dan Hamhuis of the Vancouver Canucks tries to clear the puck while being checked by T.J. Galiardi (left) and Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski is stopped by Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo as Andrew Alberts defends during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
San Jose Shark James Sheppard sends Vancouver Canucks forward Andrew Ebbett into the Sharks bench during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks winger Jannik Hansen (right) celebrates his goal as San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi and (from left) Logan Couture, Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Raffi Torres look on during the second period of Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo and San Jose Sharks star Joe Thornton watch as a shot by Logan Couture enters the net for a goal during the second period of Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin tangles with San Jose Sharks Marc-Edouard Vlasic (right) and Justin Braun behind goalie Antti Niemi during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks winger Jannik Hansen (left) chases San Jose Sharks defenceman Dan Boyle during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Chris Higgins of the Vancouver Canucks hits Matt Irwin of the San Jose Sharks along the boards during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Canucks and Sharks players get their sticks up near the boards during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Goalie Roberto Luongo of the Vancouver Canucks makes a glove save against the San Jose Sharks during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks winger Zack Kassian (right) battles San Jose Sharks Justin Braun during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Zack Kassian of the Vancouver Canucks (left) has words with Justin Braun of the San Jose Sharks after the whistle during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo makes a glove save against the San Jose Sharks during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks (from left) Derek Roy, Jannik Hansen and Mason Raymond celebrate Hansen&#8217;s goal as San Jose Sharks winger Raffi Torres skates away during the second period of Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi makes the save as blueliner Marc-Edouard Vlasic defends against Vancouver Canucks winger Zack Kassian during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
San Jose Sharks winger Raffi Torres (left) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Frank Corrado collide during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks winger Jannik Hansen (right) scores a goal against San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi as Logan Couture (centre) during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Canucks and Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi takes a break during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series between the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
San Jose Sharks winger Raffi Torres (left) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Frank Corrado collide during Game 1 of the NHL Western Conference quarter-final series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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