Canucks’ Arturs Silovs Holds Strong in Comeback Victory

Canucks' Arturs Silovs

Canucks’ goalie Arturs Silovs persevered through a shaky start in Wednesday’s game against the Oilers, ultimately stopping 14 of 18 shots in a thrilling 5-4 comeback victory in Game 1.

Silovs faced adversity early on, allowing four goals on Edmonton’s first 14 shots. However, he displayed resilience as the game progressed, particularly in the final two periods where he only faced eight shots. The Canucks rallied with four unanswered goals, securing a thrilling series-opening win.

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In the postseason, Silovs has proven himself with three wins in four starts and maintains a solid .908 save percentage. Despite his performance, it appears Casey DeSmith is set to start Game 2 on Friday, as he was healthy enough to serve as backup for Silovs in Wednesday’s game.

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