Archives: Vancouver Canucks set new NHL record

This day in Vancouver history: Feb. 25, 1971

In an away game versus the Boston Bruins, 22-year-old Vancouver Canucks goalie Dunc Wilson was lit up three times within 20 seconds to set a still-standing NHL record for the fastest three goals by one team. Left winger John Bucyk, centre Ed Westfall and defenseman Ted Green each scored during the third period of an 8-3 win over the Canucks, who were playing their first year in the league and finished the season one point out of last place in the East Division.

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Wilson, one of three Canucks goalies that season, posted a dismal 3–25–2 record in 35 appearances.

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