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J.T. Miller has career night as Canucks trounce Kings in home opener

J.T. Miller had a career-high four-point night on Wednesday, helping his Vancouver Canucks to a 8-2 win over the L.A. Kings.

Vancouver notch 8-2 win as Jacob Markstrom saves 37 shots

From left to right: Quinn Hughes, Christopher Tanev, Brock Boeser, Elias Pettersson, and J.T. Miller of the Canucks celebrate during Vancouver's 8-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

J.T. Miller had a career-high four-point night on Wednesday, helping his Vancouver Canucks to a 8-2 win over the L.A. Kings.

Miller had a goal and three assists for Vancouver (1-2-0), while Brandon Sutter had two goals and an assist and Chris Tanev registered a goal and a helper.

Canucks Elias Pettersson, Josh Leivo and Alex Edler also scored, and rookie defenceman Quinn Hughes notched his first NHL goal.

Tyler Toffoli and Sean Walker scored for L.A. (1-2-0).

Canucks netminder Jacob Markstrom faced a barrage of shots and made 37 saves.

Jonathan Quick stopped 17-of-25 shots.

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J.T. Miller's assist on Elias Pettersson's goal was one of his four points in Vancouver's 8-2 win over the Kings. 0:30