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Minnesota Falls 5-4 to Canucks - Recap

The Wild came up short Friday against the Canucks, falling 5-4.

Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as +103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.

Bo Horvat, Christopher Tanev, Tanner Pearson, Brandon Sutter, and Quinn Hughes each scored for the Canucks in the victory. Pearson opened the scoring for Vancouver.

Jacob Markstrom turned in a 25-save effort for the Canucks.

Minnesota got goals from Eric Staal, Luke Kunin, Joel Eriksson Ek, and Nico Sturm in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Minnesota got a 26-stop effort from Alex Stalock in the loss.

On the power play, Vancouver went 1-for-4, while the Wild were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 31-29.