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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Brock Boeser done all a right plays for Jacob Markstrom and a Vancouver Canucks, solely for one.
Boeser had 3 goals and an assist, heading a Canucks to a 4-2 feat over a Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
It was Boeser’s initial career shawl trick. Bo Horvat had a idea and 3 assists for Vancouver (7-4-2), and Sven Baertschi also had 3 assists.
Markstrom done 37 saves as a Canucks snapped a two-game slip where they scored only one total idea in uninterrupted home losses. But Markstrom missed out on a probable support when Boeser upheld to Christopher Tanev with an dull net in a final seconds, and a defenseman had his shot blocked.
The goaltender teased a rookie about a play after a victory.
“He was chirping me a small bit,” Boeser pronounced with a smile. “He still would have got an support if it had been a small cleaner pass.”
Jake Guentzel and Greg McKegg scored for Pittsburgh (8-6-2), and Matt Murray done 17 stops.
“We didn’t give adult a poignant volume of scoring chances,” Pittsburgh manager Mike Sullivan. “We generated a satisfactory volume of scoring chances. We’re a small bit snake-bitten.”
The Penguins tied it during 2 during 4:49 of a third duration when McKegg sloping home his second of a season. But Boeser scored his fifth idea of a deteriorate only 1:07 after after holding a feed from Horvat in a container and ripping a shot opposite a pellet on Murray.
The idea came moments after Patric Hornqvist strike a post behind Markstrom.
“It’s apparently truly a special one, to measure 3 goals in a diversion like that,” Boeser said. “But it’s about a group game.
“I suspicion a group got improved as a diversion went on.”
Horvat put a diversion divided during 16:29 when he roofed a shot adult and over Murray for his fifth. Boeser scarcely had a fourth into an dull net with underneath a notation to go, though chose to pass instead of shoot.
Tied 1-1 after a energetic first, Boeser scored his second of a night during 7:14 of a center duration off a good Canucks cycle. Horvat fed a no-look pass from a dilemma in front to Baertschi, who kicked a puck to his hang and over to Boeser during a side of a net, where he slip his shot past Murray.
Markstrom, who was bailed out by Tanev with a puck sitting on his idea line on a initial change of a game, returned a preference in a second when he stopped Phil Kessel with his glove after a Canucks defenseman incited a puck over.
The Penguins non-stop a scoring on a energy play 2:53 into a first.
Sidney Crosby tapped a no-look hold pass between his possess legs to Kessel, who quick fed a wide-open Guentzel during a side of a net for his fourth.
Boeser tied during 7:07 when Horvat pressured Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta along on a wall. The puck eventually found a approach to Boeser, and he evaded Kris Letang before regulating a good backhand pierce on Murray.
Playing their third diversion in 4 nights, and NHL-leading 11th highway contest, a Penguins roughly scored on a game’s initial change when Tanev privileged Conor Sheary’s shot off a idea line after it squeezed by Markstrom.
“They are a quick team,” Markstrom said. “They play unequivocally aggressive, they come during we with dual or 3 guys.”
NOTES: Vancouver captain Henrik Sedin had a season-low 8:52 of ice time, while Daniel Sedin played only 8:38. … Vancouver visits Pittsburgh on Nov. 22.
Penguins: Return home to face to a Arizona Coyotes on Monday.
Canucks: Host a Detroit Red Wings on Monday to hang adult their five-game homestand.