Vancouver Ices Colorado 3-1 - Recap
Mike Santorelli scored twice to lead the Canucks over Colorado 3-1 on Sunday at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Vancouver got goals from Mike Santorelli (2) and Ryan Kesler in the victory. Santorelli opened the scoring at 5:34 of the first period.
Roberto Luongo turned in a 28-save effort for the Canucks.
Colorado got a goal from Jamie McGinn in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 18 of 21 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Vancouver scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Colorado by a margin of 29-21.
Next game, Vancouver takes its act home to face Carolina looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Phoenix.