Canucks Down Minnesota 5-0 - Match Report
The battle between the Canucks and Wild didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Minnesota was handed a 5-0 defeat on Thursday at Rogers Arena.
The Canucks were a -265 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Vancouver got goals from Ryan Kesler (3) and Mason Raymond (2) in the victory. Raymond opened the scoring at 8:12 of the first period.
Roberto Luongo stopped 29 of 29 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got a 18-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
Vancouver scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Minnesota outshot Vancouver 29-28 in the game.
Vancouver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track at Edmonton.