Today, the Vancouver Canucks and the Minnesota Wild played their third game in their play in series. Minnesota took Game 1 by a score of 3-0. Vancouver would then get a 4-3 win in Game 2 to even up the series. Game 3 started today early for both teams, game time was 230p EST.
There was no scoring in the first period, and both teams had the same number of chances with 10 shots on goal for both teams.
A little over halfway through the second period, we would get the opening tally, and it came from Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser. Assists on the play came from Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes.
The period would end with the Canucks holding a 1-0 lead heading into the third period.
Early in the third period, the Canucks would double their lead, the goal coming from Antoine Roussel. Assists on the play came from Quinn Hughes, his second point of the game, and Chris Tanev.
Both teams would trade chances back and forth in the period, but ultimately, it would be Elias Pettersson who would ice the game late in the period on the power play. Assists on the play coming from Quinn Hughes, his third point of the game, and Brock Boeser, his second point of the game.
The final score of the game would be 3-0 in favor of the Vancouver Canucks, who now lead in the series 2 games to 1.
Game 4, in which the Minnesota Wild need to find a way to save their season, will be tomorrow at 1045p EST.
3 Stars of the Game
Jacob Markstrom- G
Quinn Hughes- D
Elias Pettersson- F