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Canucks Down Minnesota 4-1 - Match Report

Bo Horvat scored twice to lead the Canucks over Minnesota 4-1 on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.

The Canucks were a +140 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.0.

Vancouver got goals from Bo Horvat(2), Elias Pettersson, and Troy Stecher in the victory. Pettersson opened the scoring at 9:20 of the second period.

Jacob Markstrom turned in a 23-save effort for the Canucks.

Marcus Foligno scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Jacob Markstrom.

Devan Dubnyk stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Vancouver scored 1 times on 8 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Vancouver outshot Minnesota 30-24 in the game.

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