Dano helps Blue Jackets rally past Canucks

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Kevin Woodley – NHL.com Correspondent

VANCOUVER, BC – March 19:  Alex Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks is checked from behind by Jack Johnson #7 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Blue Jackets won 6-2.  (Photo by Derek Cain / ISN)

(ISN) – VANCOUVER — Rookie Marko Dano led the Columbus Blue Jackets to a come-from-behind 6-2 win against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on Thursday.

Dano scored his second goal of the game 5:31 into the third period and set up Scott Hartnell’s goal three minutes later as part of a run of six unanswered goals by the Blue Jackets over the final 32:56.

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VANCOUVER, BC – March 19:  Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks and David Savard #58 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battle for position in front of Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Blue Jackets won 6-2.  (Photo by Derek Cain / ISN)

Bo Horvat and Daniel Sedin scored 40 seconds apart early in the second period to put Vancouver ahead 2-0, but Columbus stormed ahead before the period ended.

Rene Bourque scored his first goal since being traded to Columbus from the Anaheim Ducks on March 2 at 7:04, Dano tied it less than three minutes later, and Cam Atkinson put the Blue Jackets ahead on a power-play tip-in with 1:42 left.

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VANCOUVER, BC – March 19:  Dan Hamhuis #2 of the Vancouver Canucks checks Scott Hartnell #43 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and knocks him off balance during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Blue Jackets won 6-2. (Photo by Derek Cain / ISN)

Dano, a 20-year-old from Austria, made it 4-2 early in the third period after a high shot over the right side of the net bounced off the end boards to him all alone near the left post. It was the first two-goal game in the NHL for Dano, who got his first three-point game with an assist on a give-and-go off the rush that Hartnell finished off.

That goal also finished off goalie Eddie Lack, who played one more minute before giving way to Jacob Markstrom.

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VANCOUVER, BC – March 19:  Bo Horvat #53 of the Vancouver Canucks is held up by Cody Goloubef #29 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Blue Jackets won 6-2.  (Photo by Derek Cain / ISN)

Lack was making his 13th straight appearance with No.1 goalie Ryan Miller injured and expected to miss the rest of the regular season. He finished with 25 saves on 30 shots for the Canucks.

Vancouver is one point ahead of the Calgary Flames for second place in the Pacific Division and two points up on the Los Angeles Kings, who are ninth in the Western Conference.

Alexander Wennberg scored an empty-net goal with 4:22 left, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 38 saves for the Blue Jackets, who have won five of their past six games despite being outshot in all but one.

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VANCOUVER, BC – March 19:  Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets watches the play against the Vancouver Canucks during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Blue Jackets won 6-2. (Photo by Derek Cain / ISN)

Columbus was outshot 47-20 in a 4-3 shootout victory against the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. The Canucks outshot the Blue Jackets 8-1 in the first three and a half minutes and 20-10 in the first period, but they couldn’t beat Bobrovsky, who made a handful of great saves.

The Canucks finally scored three minutes into the second period after a Jack Johnson pass coming out of the Blue Jackets zone bounced off the stick of Columbus center Mark Letestu and right to Horvat in the high slot. The 19-year-old rookie quickly shot his 12th goal past Bobrovsky on the glove side.

Daniel Sedin doubled the lead on the next shift, knocking his rebound in from a sharp angle after Bobrovsky stopped his wraparound attempt.

Bobrovsky made another great save in tight a little more than three minutes later, and Columbus got back into the game when Lack misplayed a long shot by Bourque on the ensuing rush. Bourque crossed the blue line before a slap shot that may have hit defenseman Christopher Tanev’s stick before going in off the bottom of Lack’s glove.

Lack, who made a couple great saves in the first period, was beaten again midway through the second when Dano was alone in the slot to his left and Artem Anisimov found him with a pass from behind the net to the goalie’s right. Dano’s one-timer went through Lack.

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VANCOUVER, BC – March 19:  Rene Bourque #32 congratulates Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets after a 6-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Blue Jackets won 6-2. (Photo by Derek Cain / ISN)

The Blue Jackets took the lead on double deflection with 1:42 left in the second period. Letestu’s point shot on the power play was tipped by Atkinson in the high slot before hitting the skate of Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler and bouncing between Lack’s legs.

Markstrom, who allowed three goals on four shots in less than eight minutes in his only other appearance this season, made two saves.

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VANCOUVER, BC – March 19:  Scott Hartnell #43 of the Columbus Blue Jackets checks Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on March 19, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The Blue Jackets won 6-2. (Photo by Derek Cain / ISN)

The Blue Jackets were without defenseman Ryan Murray, who was injured against the Oilers, and center Brandon Dubinsky, who was sent back to Columbus with an undisclosed injury.

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