Recap - Canucks Defeat Minnesota 5-2

Recap - Canucks Defeat Minnesota 5-2

Vancouver earned a 5-2 victory over Minnesota behind a 2-goal performance from David Booth on Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center.

Vancouver won as a +150 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Vancouver got goals from David Booth (2), Daniel Sedin, Ryan Kesler, and Zack Kassian in the victory. Booth opened the scoring at 15:39 of the first period.

Eddie Lack stopped 29 of 31 Minnesota shots in the victory.

Nino Niederreiter and Charlie Coyle scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Eddie Lack.

Darcy Kuemper stopped 9 of 12 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Vancouver scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Minnesota outshot Vancouver 31-19 in the game.

Next game, Vancouver takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face St. Louis.