Canucks take 2-0 lead over Blues

Chicago Sun-Times - - OUTDOORS -

Bo Hor­vat scored on a break­away at 5:55 of over­time to give the Canucks a 4-3 vic­tory over the de­fend­ing cham­pion Blues and a 2-0 lead in the West­ern Con­fer­ence se­ries. St. Louis over­came a 3-1 deficit in the third pe­riod to tie it, with David Per­ron redi­rect­ing in the ty­ing goal with eight sec­onds left.

◆ To­mas Tatar and Jes­peri Kotkaniemi each scored twice, Carey Price stopped 30 shots and the Cana­di­ens re­bounded with­out coach Claude Julien, who was re­cov­er­ing a day af­ter a stent was placed in a coro­nary artery, to rout the Fly­ers 5-0 and tie the se­ries at a game apiece.

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