Canucks Down Phoenix 5-4 - Match Report
Kevin Bieksa scored a pair of goals against the Coyotes as Vancouver handed Phoenix a 5-4 defeat on Sunday at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver was favored by -131 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Vancouver got goals from Kevin Bieksa (2), Chris Higgins, Jannik Hansen, and Zac Dalpe in the victory. Bieksa opened the scoring at 10:31 of the first period.
Roberto Luongo stopped 29 of 33 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Antoine Vermette (3) and Shane Doan scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Roberto Luongo.
Mike Smith stopped 20 of 25 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Vancouver went 0-for-4, while the Coyotes were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 33-25.
Next game, Vancouver takes its act home to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Los Angeles.