nhl Game Recap
Vancouver Canucks vs Calgary Flames Wrap - Calgary Wins 5-2
Calgary skated to a 5-2 victory over Vancouver on Monday in NHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Calgary was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.0.
Johnny Gaudreau, Mikael Backlund, Rasmus Andersson, Elias Lindholm, and Mark Giordano each scored for the Flames in the victory. Gaudreau opened the scoring for Calgary.
Jacob Markstrom turned in a 25-save effort for the Flames.
Vancouver got goals from Jake Virtanen, and Tyler Myers in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Thatcher Demko stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Calgary scored 2 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Calgary outshot Vancouver 32-27 in the game.
Calgary looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Montreal.