Vancouver hosts Anaheim after overtime win

Anaheim Ducks (23-19-9, fifth in Pacific) vs. Vancouver Canucks (23-21-6, sixth in Pacific)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Vancouver hosts the Anaheim Ducks after the Canucks beat San Jose 5-4 in overtime.

The Canucks are 6-3-5 against the rest of their division. Vancouver averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, seventh most in the Western Conference. Tyler Myers leads the team in service by 48 minutes in total.

The Ducks are 11-14-5 in Western Conference games. Anaheim averages 9.5 penalty minutes per game, the fifth most in the Western Conference. Nicolas Deslauriers leads the team with a total of 66 minutes.

In their final game on Dec. 29, Vancouver won 2-1. JT Miller recorded a team-high 2 points for the Canucks.

TOP PERFORMERS: Miller leads the Canucks with 18 goals, adding 32 assists and having 50 points. Brock Boeser has five goals and four assists in Vancouver’s last 10 games.

Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 42 points, scoring 25 goals and 17 assists. Sam Steel has four assists in Anaheim’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 5-3-2, averaged 2.9 goals, 4.4 assists, 3.8 penalties and 9.3 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with save percentage of 0.920.

Ducks: 4-4-2, averaged 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 4.2 penalties and 10.5 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a .912 save percentage.

INJURIES: Canucks: Phillip Di Giuseppe: out (covid-19).

Ducks: None listed.

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

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