Canucks’ Bo Horvat scores NHL-best ninth objective of Stanley Cup postseason

Bo Horvat is having fairly a postseason.

The Canucks captain scored in Sport Four towards the Golden Knights on Sunday, his NHL-best ninth objective within the bubble.

He netted the marker within the second interval when a shot from Alex Edler was deflected by J.T. Miller after which went to Horvat, who was standing by the submit. The objective tied the sport 2-2.

Previous to Sunday, the Canucks had been 5-Zero when Horvat scored. Vancouver misplaced Sport Four, 5-Three, after surrendering three objectives within the third interval.

Horvat’s objective gave him the goal-scoring lead over the Stars’ Denis Gurianov, who potted his eighth earlier within the day in Dallas’ 5-Four win over the Avalanche. Horvat scored 22 objectives in 69 video games in the course of the common season, or Zero.32 objectives per sport. His 9 postseason objectives in 14 video games put him at Zero.64 objectives per sport, double his regular-season output.

Previous to coming into the bubble, the 25-year-old middle had solely notched one postseason profession objective — method again in 2015 towards Calgary.

The 2013 first-round draft choose’s objective complete this postseason ties him with 5 gamers for the third-most objectives in a postseason in franchise historical past. He’s three objectives shy of former captain Trevor Linden’s 12 from the 1994 playoffs. Pavel Bure holds the franchise file with 16, which was additionally achieved in 1994 when the Canucks misplaced within the Stanley Cup Closing to the Rangers in seven video games.

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