Recap - Canucks Defeat Anaheim 5-4
|Recap - Canucks Defeat Anaheim 5-4|
Vancouver earned a 5-4 victory over Anaheim on Wednesday, but needed a shootout to do it at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver was favored by -235 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jeff Tambellini potted the shootout winner for Vancouver. Vancouver got goals from Ryan Kesler (2), Daniel Sedin, and Jeff Tambellini in the victory. Kesler opened the scoring at 6:20 of the first period.
Roberto Luongo turned in a 16-save effort for the Canucks.
Teemu Selanne, Joffrey Lupul, Corey Perry, and Cam Fowler scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Roberto Luongo.
Curtis McElhinney stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Vancouver went 2-for-7, while the Ducks were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Vancouver outshot Anaheim 40-20 in the game.
Vancouver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lightning. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.