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Associated Press, Published February 07 2013

Schneider sharp as Canucks surge past Minnesota

ST. PAUL – Corey Schneider made 22 saves and Mason Raymond had a power-play goal and an assist in the second period to lead Vancouver past the sputtering Minnesota Wild 4-1 in hockey on Thursday night.

Vancouver 2 2 0 – 4

Minnesota 0 0 1 – 1

First period: 1, Vancouver, D.Sedin 3 (Burrows, Hamhuis), 9:18. 2, Vancouver, Higgins 1 (Lapierre, Garrison), 14:31.

Second period: 3, Vancouver, Raymond 4, 17:17 (pp). 4, Vancouver, Hansen 2 (Raymond, Edler), 18:52.

Third period: 5, Minnesota, Gilbert 3 (Brodin, Cullen), 7:25 (pp).

Shots on Goal – Vancouver 9-7-6 – 22. Minnesota 3-12-8 – 23.

Goalies: Vancouver, Schneider. Minnesota, Backstrom, Harding. A – 18,352 (17,954). T – 2:29.