Canucks Fall 7-4 Against New York - Game Recap
The Canucks came up short Monday against the Islanders, falling 7-4.
New York was an underdog by +153 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen, Cal Clutterbuck, Josh Bailey, Calvin de Haan, Matt Martin, Ryan Strome, and Anders Lee in the victory. Bailey opened the scoring at 1:13 of the third period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 20-save effort for the Islanders.
Vancouver got goals from Henrik Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ryan Kesler, and Christopher Tanev in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Eddie Lack stopped 21 of 27 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 3 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 28-24.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.