Canucks Down Boston 6-2 - Match Report
The battle between the Canucks and Bruins didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Boston was handed a 6-2 defeat on Saturday at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver was favored by -117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Henrik Sedin, Chris Higgins, David Booth, Jannik Hansen, Yannick Weber, and Christopher Tanev each scored for the Canucks in the victory. Hansen opened the scoring for Vancouver, finding the back of the net at 16:37 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Roberto Luongo turned in a 39-save effort for the Canucks.
Boston got goals from Reilly Smith (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tuukka Rask stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Vancouver went 1-for-2, while the Bruins were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 41-30.
Vancouver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Bruins will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.