Barzal, Pageau send Islanders to 6-2 win over Canucks

VANCOUVER, English Columbia – – — Mathew Barzal had an objective and two helps as the New York Islanders beat the striving Vancouver Canucks 6-2 on Tuesday night.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored two times — when on a show of dominance and afterward under-staffed late into an unfilled net.Aatu Raty, Anders Lee and Casey Cizikas also had goals for the Islanders.

Barzal has scored in four straight games.

“He’s skating, he’s pursuing the most ideal choice and he’s shooting the puck more,” Pageau said.

“He has an incredible shot. While he’s playing with certainty like that, he’s a player that can have an effect. He’s a vital participant for ourselves and we’re fortunate to have him.”

Ilya Sorokin halted 24 shots in his fourteenth win.

The Canucks got a couple of objectives from Bo Horvat as they dropped their third game in succession. Vancouver’s chief is attached with Alex Ovechkin for third in the NHL with 28 objectives.

Protective mix-ups have tormented the Canucks the entire season, and this noticeable the sixteenth time in 37 games that they’ve surrendered no less than five objectives.

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