Canucks Down Detroit 4-2 - Match Report
|Canucks Down Detroit 4-2 - Match Report|
Roberto Luongo stopped 38 shots against Detroit on Wednesday, leading Vancouver to a 4-2 victory at Rogers Arena.
Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as -127 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Vancouver got goals from Chris Higgins, Alexandre Burrows, Alexander Edler, and Cody Hodgson in the victory. Higgins opened the scoring at 9:36 of the first period.
Roberto Luongo turned in a 38-save effort for the Canucks.
Todd Bertuzzi and Drew Miller scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Roberto Luongo.
Jimmy Howard stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Vancouver went 0-for-0, while the Red Wings were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 40-25.
Vancouver heads into a battle against the Flames. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Calgary.