Vancouver Ices Minnesota 4-1 - Recap
The Canucks earned a 4-1 victory over the Wild on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center.
Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Vancouver got goals from Manny Malhotra, Mikael Samuelsson, Ryan Kesler, and Jannik Hansen in the victory. Malhotra opened the scoring at 5:15 of the first period.
Cory Schneider stopped 28 of 29 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got a goal from Cal Clutterbuck in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 10 of 13 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Vancouver went 1-for-1, while the Wild were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 29-14.
Next game, Vancouver takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Chicago.