Canucks Fall 2-1 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap
Los Angeles needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Vancouver on Saturday in NHL action at Rogers Arena.
Los Angeles was an underdog by +138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jack Johnson clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Kings. Justin Williams scored for the Kings in the victory. Williams opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 15:55 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Michal Handzus and Dustin Brown.
Jonathan Quick stopped 23 of 24 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Christian Ehrhoff scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Jonathan Quick.
Vancouver got a 31-stop effort from Roberto Luongo in the loss.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 1-for-6, while the Canucks were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 32-24.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Florida.