Canucks play Vegas Golden Knights, aim for 4th straight win

Associated Press

Vegas Golden Knights (40-29-4, fourth in the Pacific) vs. Vancouver Canucks (35-28-10, fifth in the Pacific)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. PDT

BOTTOM LINE: Vegas visits Vancouver looking to continue its three-game road winning streak. Canucks looking for 4th straight win.

The Canucks are 10-5-6 against the rest of their division. Vancouver is seventh in the Western Conference with 32.2 shots per game and is averaging 2.9 goals.

The Golden Knights are 15-6-1 against the rest of their division. Vegas is eighth in the Western Conference recording 8.3 points per game, averaging 3.2 goals and 5.1 assists.

Vancouver defeated Vegas 5-1 in the last meeting between these teams on April 6. Elias Pettersson scored two goals for the Canucks in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS:

  • Bo Horvat leads the Canucks with 30 goals and has 50 points.
  • J.T. Miller has seven assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.
  • Jonathan Marchessault leads the Golden Knights with 28 goals and has 59 points.
  • Jack Eichel has six goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Vegas.

LAST 10 GAMES:

  • Canucks:
    • 5-2-3
    • averaging 3.1 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes
    • giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .930 save percentage.
  • Golden Knights:
    • 7-3-0
    • averaging 3.4 goals, 5.1 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes
    • giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .929 save percentage.

INJURIES:

  • Canucks:
    • Matthew Highmore: out (upper body), Brock Boeser: day to day (arm)
    • Tanner Pearson: day to day (upper body)
    • Quinn Hughes: day to day (illness).
  • Golden Knights:
    • Laurent Brossoit: out (undisclosed)
    • William Carrier: out (lower body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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