Daniel Sedin scores two goals in Canucks’ 4-2 win over Kings

Sedin scored a power play early in the second and set up a goal by Taylor Pyatt later in the period to break open a tie game and ruin the debut of highly touted Kings defenceman Jack Johnson.

Bryan Smolinski also scored for the Canucks and Roberto Luongo made 32 saves to help Vancouver build a three-point lead over the second-place Minnesota Wild in the Northwest Division.

Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar scored for the Kings. Kopitar drew the Kings to 3-2 at 6:23 into the third period before Sedin scored his second goal into an empty net in the final minute.

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Henrik Sedin had three assists for the Canucks.

Johnson, 20, the third overall pick in the 2005 NHL draft, left the University of Michigan after two seasons and signed a pro contract with the Kings on Tuesday. He was originally drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes but Los Angeles acquired his rights in a trade on September 29.