Santorelli lifts Canucks past Blues, 2-1 - NBC Sports

Santorelli lifts Canucks past Blues, 2-1
Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin (33) fights for control of the puck with St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)
January 11, 2014, 12:51 am

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Mike Santorelli scored the tiebreaking goal in the third and Eddie Lack made 29 saves Friday night as the Vancouver Canucks snapped a five-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues.

Zac Dalpe also scored for Vancouver, which won for the first time in the new year.

Alex Pietrangelo scored for St. Louis, which snapped a seven-game winning streak. Brian Elliott made 20 saves as the Blues failed to pick up at least a point on the road for the first time in nine games.

Santorelli got the tiebreaker at 5:56 of the third.

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