Ducks Down Vancouver 5-1 - Match Report
Vancouver couldn't hang with the Ducks on Saturday as Anaheim blasted the Canucks 5-1 at Rogers Arena.
Bettors who backed the Ducks were rewarded as -107 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Saku Koivu, Corey Perry, Mathieu Perreault, Matt Beleskey, and Luca Sbisa each scored for the Ducks in the victory. Sbisa opened the scoring for Anaheim, finding the back of the net at 7:36 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Sami Vatanen and Patrick Maroon.
Frederik Andersen stopped 31 of 32 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Vancouver got a goal from Brad Richardson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Eddie Lack stopped 16 of 21 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Anaheim scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Vancouver outshot Anaheim 32-21 in the game.
Anaheim heads into a battle against the Jets. Vancouver, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.