Canucks Down Philadelphia 6-2 - Match Report
Hockey bettors who backed the Canucks on the moneyline Tuesday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Vancouver easily handled Philadelphia 6-2 at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Ryan Kesler (2), Manny Malhotra, Daniel Sedin, Jeff Tambellini, and Jannik Hansen each scored for the Canucks in the victory. Malhotra opened the scoring for Vancouver, finding the back of the net at 15:46 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Christian Ehrhoff and Raffi Torres.
Roberto Luongo turned in a 35-save effort for the Canucks.
Philadelphia got goals from Danny Briere and Jeff Carter in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Philadelphia got a 24-stop effort from Brian Boucher in the loss.
On the power play, Vancouver went 1-for-3, while the Flyers were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 49-37.
Next game, Vancouver takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.