DETROIT — Sven Baertschi scored twice, and the Vancouver Canucks used a dominant second period to pull away for a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.

Vancouver scored three times in the second, outshooting the Red Wings 18-6 in the period. Baertschi, Derek Dorsett and Jake Virtanen scored in the second for the Canucks, who are 3-1 so far on a five-game trip.

Detroit has lost four in a row. Anthony Mantha scored the only goal for the Red Wings, tying it at 1 late in the first.

Vancouver opened the scoring when Bo Horvat’s shot was deflected and trickled right to Baertschi in front of the net. He stickhandled around goalie Jimmy Howard and backhanded the puck in. Mantha’s equalizer came on a wrist shot from the top of the left circle.

Dorsett gave Vancouver the lead back with his fifth goal in the past five games.

Baertschi’s second goal came on a wrist shot from the top of the slot, then Daniel Sedin got his 990th career point when he passed to Virtanen who put in his own rebound.


GOLDEN KNIGHTS: Goalie Malcolm Subban is expected to miss four to six weeks after sustaining a lower-body injury late in the team’s 3-2 overtime win over the Blues on Saturday. Subban appeared to injure himself attempting a kick save on a shot by Jaden Schwartz and was helped off the ice with 9:10 left in the third period.

FLAMES: Forward Jaromir Jagr left Calgary’s game against the Wild on Saturday night with 6 minutes remaining because of a lower-body injury. Coach Glen Gulutzan did not have an update on the 45-year-old’s condition after the game.

MAPLE LEAFS: Toronto signed veteran defenseman Roman Polak to a one-year, $1.1 million contract.