The Capitals couldn't hold on against the Canucks and fell 4-3 at home. A slow start and poor penalty kills were to blame for the tough loss.
The Edmonton Oilers served notice in their season opener that they probably won't be pushovers against the Vancouver Canucks this season.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Jordan Schroeder scored in a shootout to give the Vancouver Canucks a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Roberto Luongo made 24 saves for his first win of the season and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Wednesday night.