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Canucks Fall 5-2 Against Montreal - Game Recap

The Canucks came up short Saturday against the Canadiens, falling 5-2.

Bettors who backed the Canadiens were rewarded as -129 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.0.

Nick Suzuki, Brendan Gallagher, Jonathan Drouin, Corey Perry, and Joel Edmundson each scored for the Canadiens in the victory. Suzuki opened the scoring for Montreal.

Carey Price turned in a 23-save effort for the Canadiens.

Elias Pettersson, and Nils Hoglander scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Carey Price.

Braden Holtby stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Montreal went 0-for-3, while the Canucks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Montreal outshot Vancouver 33-25 in the game.

Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Ottawa.