Canucks catch Flames in Northwest

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Roberto Luongo made 21 of

his 46 saves in the first period, defenseman Mattias Ohlund

scored twice, and the Vancouver Canucks moved into a tie with

Calgary atop the Northwest Division with a 4-1 victory Tuesday


Flames captain Jarome Iginla tied the game 1-1 with 5:16 left in

the second period, finally beating Luongo on the 33rd shot. But

Ohlund restored the lead 22 seconds later with a shot off a

Calgary defenseman -- his first goal in 26 games -- and added an

insurance goal on the power play with 5:09 left.

Miikka Kiprusoff made 21 saves for the Flames, who moved ahead

of Vancouver with a win over Los Angeles on Monday, and could

have clinched the division with a victory.



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