Bure Shines as His 12 Points (7G, 5A) Lead 6th-seeded ’92-’93 Canucks in Sweep of 3rd-seeded ’81-’82 Canucks

The Russian Rocket (via Allsport)

The Russian Rocket (via Allsport)

Despite it being a sweep, these four games were actually pretty tight. The 6th-seeded ’92-’93 Canucks won Game 1 by a score of 6-5 with three goals in the second period being the difference. Both Pavel Bure and Cliff Ronning posted a goal and two assists in the win. Then, in Game 2, Greg Adams scored a PP goal at the 7:12 mark of the third to give the ’92-’93 Canucks a 5-3 lead. The 3rd-seeded ’81-’82 Canucks did get one goal back courtesy of Tony Currie, but they would lose 5-4. Bure scored twice and added an assist in the Game 2 win. Game 3 was the largest margin of victory in the sweep as the ’92-’93 Canucks won 5-2 with Bure totaled four points (2G, 2A) to lead the way. Then, in Game 4, it was Geoff Courtnall that led the ’92-’93 Canucks to victory with four goals and an assist in a 6-4 win. Bure had a bit of an off game with just two goals in the game while both Dixon Ward and Trevor Linden tallied three assists.

GAME 1:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’92-’93 Canucks 2 3 1 6
’81-’82 Canucks 3 0 2 5

GAME SUMMARY:  ’92-’93 VAN – 6   ’81-’82 VAN – 5   (1-0   ’92-’93 VAN)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: RW – Pavel Bure (’92-’93 VAN) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +1   6 S

2nd Star: C – Cliff Ronning (’92-’93 VAN) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +1   3 S

3rd Star: D – Jyrki Lumme (’92-’93 VAN) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   4 S

GAME 2:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’92-’93 Canucks 2 2 1 5
’81-’82 Canucks 1 2 1 4

GAME SUMMARY:  ’92-’93 VAN – 5   ’81-’82 VAN – 4   (2-0   ’92-’93 VAN)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: RW – Pavel Bure (’92-’93 VAN) – 2 G   1 A   3 P   -1   13 S

2nd Star: D – Jyrki Lumme (’92-’93 VAN) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   +1   3 S

3rd Star: C – Thomas Gradin (’81-’82 VAN) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   7 S

GAME 3:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’81-’82 Canucks 1 0 1 2
’92-’93 Canucks 1 2 2 5

GAME SUMMARY:  ’92-’93 VAN – 5   ’81-’82 VAN – 2   (3-0   ’92-’93 VAN)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: RW – Pavel Bure (’92-’93 VAN) – 2 G   2 A   4 P   +2   10 S   2 PIM

2nd Star: D – Jyrki Lumme (’92-’93 VAN) – 0 G   3 A   3 P   +3   1 S

3rd Star: C – Cliff Ronning (’92-’93 VAN) – 1 G   1 A   2 P   +2   4 S

GAME 4:

1st Period 2nd Period 3rd Period Overtime Total
’81-’82 Canucks 1 3 0 4
’92-’93 Canucks 4 2 0 6

GAME SUMMARY:  ’92-’93 VAN – 6   ’81-’82 VAN – 4   (4-0   ’92-’93 VAN)

STARS OF THE GAME:

1st Star: LW – Geoff Courtnall (’92-’93 VAN) – 4 G   1 A   5 P   Even   10 S   4 PIM

2nd Star: LW – Darcy Rota (’81-’82 VAN) – 1 G   2 A   3 P   Even   2 S

3rd Star: RW – Pavel Bure (’92-’93 VAN) – 2 G   0 A   2 P   +1   17 S   2 PIM

That wraps up the First Round of the 2015 Vancouver Canucks Qualifying Tournament!

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