New York Falls 5-4 to Canucks - Recap

New York Falls 5-4 to Canucks - Recap

The Canucks beat New York 5-4 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Roberto Luongo's 28 saves.

Vancouver won as a -113 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ryan Kesler, and Brad Richardson each scored for the Canucks in the victory. Kesler opened the scoring for Vancouver, finding the back of the net at 4:57 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Dan Hamhuis and Christopher Tanev.

Roberto Luongo turned in a 28-save effort for the Canucks.

Matt Moulson (2), Frans Nielsen, and Brock Nelson scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Roberto Luongo.

New York got a 28-stop effort from Evgeni Nabokov in the loss.

On the power play, Vancouver went 0-for-2, while the Islanders were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 33-32.

Next game, Vancouver takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Pittsburgh.