Roberto Luongo turned aside 25 shots for his 63rd career shutout as Vancouver dropped host Buffalo. Chris Higgins scored for the second straight game, Brad Richardson had a short-handed tally and defenseman Ryan Stanton notched his first career goal.
Higgins’ goal marked the first time in five games that the Canucks have scored first and the eighth time in nine games that an opponent has tallied first against Buffalo, which has been outscored 11-1 in the opening 20 minutes.
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When: 7:00 PM ET, Thursday, October 17, 2013
Where: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York
Referees: Kelly Sutherland, Don VanMassenhoven
Linesmen: Michel Cormier, Tim Nowak