Vancouver Canucks have clinched their fifth straight Northwest Division title after a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks Monday night.
Daniel Sedin led the way with a goal and an assist, passing Markus Naslund to take sole possession of second on the franchise all-time scoring list.
Jannik Hansen and Zack Kassian had the other goals for Vancouver while Frank Corrado had 17:20 of ice-time in his NHL debut.
Canucks wrap-up their three-game homestand Thursday night against the Anaheim Ducks before the final game of the regular season in Edmonton on Saturday night.
Frank Corrado made his presence known early in the game, in his NHL debut. Corrado Hit Leads to Chance-0-0
Corrado also drew his first penalty after taking a high stick from Andrew Shaw.
Late in that power play Mason Raymond came close to scoring. Raymond hits post on PP-0-0
On the Canucks second power play of the period Jannik Hansen scored his 10th of the season. Hansen PP Goal-1-0 Canucks
It was early in the second period when Patrick Kane nearly tied it up for Chicago. Kane hits crossbar-1-0
Not long after the Raymond penalty expired Zack Kassian scored his 7th of the year after taking a nice pass from Daniel Sedin. Kassian Goal-2-0
With that assist, Daniel took over sole possession of second on the Canucks all-time scoring list, surpassing Markus Naslund.
In the final minute of the second Daniel Sedin put Vancouver up 3-0 with a breakaway goal. Daniel Breakaway Goal-3-0
Just over midway through the third period the Blackhawks finally got on the board. Carcillo Goal-3-1 Canucks
With seven minutes left Chris Higgins came close to regaining the Canucks three goal lead. Crawford stops Higgins in close-3-1
Hawks would press late but would end up falling to the Canucks 3-1. Final Call- Canucks win and clinch Northwest
After the game, Hawks defenseman Duncan Keith, no stranger to controversey with Canucks fans, had a couple words for our reporter Karen Thomson when asked about his slash after Daniel’s 3-0 goal.
Canucks led in hits 37-23 and also took the edge in faceoffs at 57%, Maxim Lapierre led the way 9-and-4.