Photos: Canucks lose opener to Flames

 

Calgary Flames visited Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Rogers Arena.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Goalie Eddie Lack #31 of the Vancouver Canucks sits dejectedly on the ice after Kris Russell #4 of the Calgary Flames (not pictured) scored what proved to be the game winning goal.</div>
 

Goalie Eddie Lack #31 of the Vancouver Canucks sits dejectedly on the ice after Kris Russell #4 of the Calgary Flames (not pictured) scored what proved to be the game winning goal.

Photograph by: Rich Lam, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Goalie Eddie Lack #31 of the Vancouver Canucks sits dejectedly on the ice after Kris Russell #4 of the Calgary Flames (not pictured) scored what proved to be the game winning goal.</div>
The Calgary Flames celebrate teammate Calgary Flames defenseman Kris Russell's goal during the third period of NHL playoff action against the Vancouver Canucks in Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
Vancouver Canucks fans sit dejected after their team lost to the Calgary Flames by a score of 2-1 and Game 1 of the Western Conference's Pacific Division 2015 Stanley Cup playoff match up at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday April 15, 2015. The Flames Kris Russell scored with 30 seconds left in the game.
Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31) sits on the ice after being scored on by Calgary Flames defenseman Kris Russell (4) during the third period of NHL playoff action in Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
Calgary Flames' goalie Jonas Hiller, of Switzerland, celebrates after defeating the Vancouver Canucks during game 1 of an NHL Western Conference first round playoff hockey series in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday April 15, 2015.
Sam Bennett #63 of the Calgary Flames falls to the ice while trying to crash the net of goalie Eddie Lack in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Arena on April, 15, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Yannick Weber #6 of the Vancouver Canucks and Joe Colborne #8 of the Calgary Flames battle for position while Dan Hamhuis #2 and Derek Dorsett #51 of the Vancouver Canucks and Mikael Backlund #11 of the Calgary Flames look for the puck.
A Vancouver Canucks fan sits dejected after her team lost to the Calgary Flames by a score of 2-1 and Game 1 of the Western Conference's Pacific Division 2015 Stanley Cup playoff match up at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday April 15, 2015. The Flames Kris Russell scored with 30 seconds left in the game.
Calgary Flames centre Matt Stajan (18) celebrates teammate David Jones&#8217;s goal past Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31).
Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller (1) keeps his eye on the puck as Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman (6) tries to clear Vancouver Canucks left wing Ronalds Kenins (41) from in front of the net.
Vancouver Canucks Bo Horvat  celebrates his 2nd period goal with Ronalds Kenins, 41, against the Calgary Flame.
Calgary Flames centre Sam Bennett (63) fails to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31).
Vancouver Canucks' Kevin Bieksa, 3, battles the Calgary Flames' Markus Granlund, 60.
Vancouver Canucks Bo Horvat, 53, battles the Calgary Flames T. J. Brodie,7.
Calgary Flames fans cheer their team after they scored against the Vancouver Canucks during the third period of Game 1 of the Western Conference's Pacific Division 2015 Stanley Cup playoff match up at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday April 15, 2015. The Flames defeated the Canucks 2-1 after Kris Russell scored with 30 seconds left in the game.
Calgary Flames centre Sam Bennett (63) goes head over heels as he tries to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31) as Vancouver Canucks centre Shawn Matthias (27) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Dan Hamhuis (2) look on.
Calgary Flames defenceman Corey Potter (28) bangs into Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller (1) as Vancouver Canucks right wing Derek Dorsett (51) looks on.
Calgary Flames defenceman T.J. Brodie (7) goes over the top of Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat (53).
Calgary Flames&#8217; goalie Jonas Hiller, left, of Switzerland, stops Vancouver Canucks&#8217; Alexander Edler, of Sweden.
David Jones #19 of the Calgary Flames is congratulated by T.J. Brodie #7, Michael Ferland #79 and Matt Stajan #18 after scoring a goal against the Vancouver Canucks.
Brad Richardson #15 of the Vancouver Canucks tries to fight off the check of Johnny Gaudreau #13 of the Calgary Flames.
Kris Russell #4 of the Calgary Flames celebrates with Dennis Wideman #6 after scoring what proved to be the game winning goal against the Vancouver Canucks.
Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller (1) stops a shot from Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alexander Edler (23) as Calgary Flames defenceman T.J. Brodie (7) looks on.
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones&#8217;s shot goes past Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31).
Goalie Eddie Lack #31 of the Vancouver Canucks makes a save on Joe Colborne #8 of the Calgary Flames.
Goalie Jonas Hiller #1 of the Calgary Flames makes a blocker save as Henrik Sedin #33 of the Vancouver Canucks looks for a rebound.
Kris Russell #4 of the Calgary Flames celebrates with Dennis Wideman #6 after scoring what proved to be the game winning goal against the Vancouver Canucks.
Matt Stajan #18 of the Calgary Flames celebrates teammates David Jones #19 (not pictured) goal against the Vancouver Canucks.
Ronalds Kenins #41 of the Vancouver Canucks watches teammate Bo Horvat #53 (not pictured) shot go in past goalie Jonas Hiller #1 of the Calgary Flames.
The Calgary Flames celebrate their 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Vancouver Canucks Bo Horvat, left, battles with Calgary Flames Dennis Wideman.
Vancouver Canucks Eddie Lack battles the Calgary Flames Johnny Gaudreau.
Vancouver Canucks Eddie Lack has 3rd period goal go in.
Vancouver Canucks Eddie Lack has 3rd period goal go in.
Vancouver Canucks Eddie Lack has late 3rd period goal (by Kris Russell) go in to win the game.
Vancouver Canucks Eddie Lack has late 3rd period goal go in to win the game for Calgary Flames.
Vancouver Canucks Kevin Bieksa, 3, battles the Calgary Flames Markus Granlund, 60.
Vancouver Canucks centre Brad Richardson (15) fights for control of the puck with Calgary Flames centre Sam Bennett (63).
Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack (31) reacts to Calgary Flames defenceman Kris Russell&#8217;s shot going past him during the third period.
Calgary Flames&#8217; goalie Jonas Hiller, of Switzerland, looks for the rebound after making a save against the Vancouver Canucks.
Christopher Tanev #8 of the Vancouver Canucks side steps the hit of Brandon Bollig #25 of the Calgary Flames.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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