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Vancouver Skates Past Nashville 5-1 - Recap

Hockey bettors who backed the Canucks on the moneyline Thursday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Vancouver easily handled Nashville 5-1 at Rogers Arena.

Vancouver was favored by -175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.

Vancouver got goals from Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ryan Kesler, and Dale Weise in the victory. Sedin opened the scoring at 2:11 of the first period.

Roberto Luongo stopped 25 of 26 Nashville shots in the victory.

Matt Halischuk scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Roberto Luongo.

Anders Lindback stopped 23 of 24 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Vancouver went 2-for-10, while the Predators were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 40-26.

Vancouver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.