Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Vancouver takes on Vegas at home in 4 games

Vegas Golden Knights (38-28-4, fourth in the Pacific) vs. Vancouver Canucks (32-28-9, fifth in the Pacific)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Sunday, 19:00 EDT

SITE: Vancouver is hosting Vegas trying to stop its four-game home run.

The Canucks are 8-5-5 against opponents in the Pacific. Vancouver ranks 10th in the Western Conference, scoring 7.4 points per game, averaging 2.8 goals and 4.6 assists.

The Golden Knights are 23-15-2 in the Western Conference game. Vegas gets an average of 8.2 penalty minutes per game, the 10th most in the Western Conference. Keegan Kolesar leads the team serving 66 minutes in total.

Vegas defeated Vancouver 7-4 in the final meeting between these teams on November 13th. Evgenii Dadonov scored two goals for the Golden Knights in the win and Nils Hoglander scored two goals for the Canucks in the loss.

TOP ACHIEVERS: Tyler Myers leads the Canucks with a plus-13 in 69 games this season. JT Miller has had five goals and seven goals over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

Jonathan Marchessault had 56 total points while scoring 27 goals and scoring a total of 29 assists for the Golden Knights. Dadonov has had six goals in the last 10 games for Vegas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 3-5-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.1 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.1 penalty minutes, while conceding 2.6 goals per game with a 0.921 save percentage.

Golden Knights: 6-4-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.1 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes, while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a 0.908 save percentage.

INJURY: Canucks: Matthew Highmore: out (torso).

Golden Knights: Laurent Brossoit: Day to Day (unknown), Nicolas Hague: Day to Day (lower body), William Carrier: Day to Day (lower body).

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The Associated Press has created this story using data provided by Data Writing and data from Sports Radar.

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