By Andrew Phillip Chernoff CanucksBanter
April 4, 2023
Seattle Kraken (41-26-8, 4th in the Pacific Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (34-35-7, 6th in the Pacific Division)
Vancouver, British Columbia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. PDT
Home Sweet Home
Vancouver continues their final home games of the season today with a visit from the Kraken.
Upcoming are: Chicago, April 6. And, finally, Calgary, April 8.
The last road trip of the season begins April 10 against the Kings, continuing April 11 in Anaheim, and finally, April 13 in Arizona.
Brock Boeser scored for the Canucks and Thatcher Demko stopped 21 shots against the Los Angeles Kings losing4-1. The Canucks were eliminated from postseason play for the 3rd straight year and 7th of the last 8.
The Seattle Kraken visit the Vancouver Canucks after Jared McCann’s two-goal game against the Arizona Coyotes in the Kraken’s 8-1 win.
Vancouver has gone 34-35-7 overall with a 14-7-1 record against the Pacific Division. The Canucks have a 27-6-4 record when scoring at least four goals. Vancouver has a -25 scoring differential, with 255 total goals scored and 280 given up.
Seattle has gone 42-26-8 overall with a 12-9-2 record against the Pacific Division. The Kraken have a +30 scoring differential, with 267 total goals scored and 237 given up. They have a 32-10-7 record when scoring at least three goals.
LAST 5 vs SEATTLE
- Jan. 25/23: VAN 1 at SEA 6
- Dec. 22/22: VAN 6 vs SEA 5 (SO)
- Oct. 27/22: VAN 5 at SEA 4
- Apr. 26/22: VAN 5 vs SEA 2
- Feb. 21/22: VAN 5 vs SEA 2
LAST 10 GAMES
Canucks: 5-3-2, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.
Kraken: 5-4-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.8 penalties, and 10.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.
Kraken – Canucks NHL Stats Comparison
Notable Individual Canuck Stats
- Elias Pettersson has 20 points (8-12-20) in his last 15 games and is four points away from breaking 100 this season.
- J.T. Miller has 20 points (8-12-20) in his last 13 games.
- Andrei Kuzmenko has 15 points (9-6-15) in his last 15 games.
- Quinn Hughes has 12 points (2-10-12) in his last nine games.
- Brock Boeser has seven points (4-3-7) in his last five games.
- The Canucks are 16-10-4 since Rick Tocchet took over as Head Coach on January 22.
Source: nhl.com, Associated Press