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Canucks vs Capitals Final: 7-4 - Recap

Vancouver got a pair of goals from Chris Higgins as the Canucks skated to a 7-4 victory over Washington on Saturday at Rogers Arena.

Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as -117 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.

Vancouver got goals from Chris Higgins (2), Maxim Lapierre (2), Alexander Edler (2), and Henrik Sedin in the victory. Lapierre opened the scoring at 3:31 of the first period.

Roberto Luongo turned in a 28-save effort for the Canucks.

Alex Ovechkin (2), Mike Knuble, and Marcus Johansson scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Roberto Luongo.

Washington got a 22-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.

On the power play, Vancouver went 2-for-5, while the Capitals were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 43-32.

Vancouver heads into a battle against the Flames. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.