nhl Game Recap
Montreal Falls 6-5 to Canucks - Recap
The Canadiens came up short Wednesday against the Canucks, falling 6-5 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as +114 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.0.
Bo Horvat(2), Brock Boeser(2), and Tyler Motte each scored for the Canucks in the victory. Horvat opened the scoring for Vancouver.
Braden Holtby stopped 31 of 36 Montreal shots in the victory.
Tyler Toffoli(3), Jesperi Kotkaniemi, and Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.
Montreal got a 23-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, Vancouver went 3-for-6, while the Canadiens were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot Vancouver 36-28 in the game.