Vancouver Ices Minnesota 4-2 - Recap
|Vancouver Ices Minnesota 4-2 - Recap|
Ryan Kesler scored twice to lead the Canucks over Minnesota 4-2 on Monday at Rogers Arena.
The Canucks were a -215 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Vancouver got goals from Ryan Kesler (2), Daniel Sedin, and Raffi Torres in the victory. Torres opened the scoring at 1:59 of the first period.
Roberto Luongo turned in a 33-save effort for the Canucks.
Andrew Brunette and Mikko Koivu scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Roberto Luongo.
Minnesota got a 18-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
Vancouver scored 2 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 35-22.
Next game, Vancouver takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face San Jose.