In the game of NHL between Vancouver Canucks and the St. Louis Blues, J.T. Miller scored 2 goals during the 2nd period of the game to let the Canucks cut down their deficit to win over the St. Lois Blues by 3-1.
Bo Horvat also scored the goal for the Vancouver Canucks as they won their 9th consecutive game at home and their 12th in their last 15 games. Jake Virtanen and Chris Tanev both had 2 assists for team respectively.
Thatcher Demko, who was making his 2nd start for Vancouver Canucks and his 4th in the last 20 games for Canucks, made 36 saves. He credited that his teammates were the one that helped him stop 23 of his blocked shots.
He said, “The number of blocks that we had as a team was really crazy. Those are the man blocks. Guys were winding up with slap shots and the one-timers and the guys were doing down. Huge kudos to those guys.”
Miller has now 48 points in the season with his 19 goals and his 29 assists in his 50 games for Vancouver Canucks in this season. This is 1 point more than his 75 games played with the Tampa Bay Lightning last year.
The only goal for the Blues was scored by Zach Sanford while their goalie Jake Allen stopped 22 shots. With this, Blues have now lost 3 games in a row.
As for the Canucks, they are at the 1st pace in the Pacific Division with their 60 points which are 3 more points as compared to the team below them; Edmonton, Calgary, Arizona, and Vegas respectively.
As for the defending Stanley Cup team St. Louis Blues, they are in the lead of Western Conference with their 68 points.