Pittsburgh faces Vancouver on 3-game winning streak

Vancouver Canucks (6-11-2, seventh in the Pacific) vs Pittsburgh Penguins (8-6-4, fourth in the Metropolitan)

Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORT BOOK LINE: Penguins -186, Canucks +153; plus / minus is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh are looking to maintain their three-game winning streak when the Penguins face Vancouver.

The Penguins are 4-4-2 at home. Pittsburgh has scored 53 goals and is eighth in the Eastern Conference with an average of 2.9 goals per game. Jake Guentzel leads the team with eight.

The Canucks are 3-5-1 on the road. Vancouver is 30th in the Western Conference with 32.8 shots per game and an average of 2.4 goals.

Wednesday’s clash is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

BEST PERFORMANCE: Guentzel leads the Penguins with eight goals, seven assists and 15 points. Kasperi Kapanen has scored four goals in the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.

Tucker Poolman leads the Canucks with a plus-five rating in 16 games this season. JT Miller has six goals and four assists in the last 10 games for Vancouver.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Penguins: 5-3-2, averaging 2.7 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a d percentage ‘stops of .921.

Canucks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.2 assists, 4.2 penalties and 10 penalty minutes while allowing 3.5 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.889.

INJURIES: Penguins: None listed.

Canucks: None listed.


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

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