Bruins visit the Canucks following Coyle's 2-goal showing

Boston Bruins (34-12-12, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (37-16-6, first in the Pacific Division)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Bruins visit the Vancouver Canucks after Charlie Coyle scored two goals in the Bruins' 3-2 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames.

Vancouver is 19-5-2 in home games and 37-16-6 overall. The Canucks have gone 32-5-5 in games they score at least three goals.

Boston has a 34-12-12 record overall and a 16-5-7 record in road games. The Bruins have a +38 scoring differential, with 194 total goals scored and 156 given up.

The matchup Saturday is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Bruins won 4-0 in the last matchup. Coyle led the Bruins with two goals.

TOP PERFORMERS: J.T. Miller has 29 goals and 47 assists for the Canucks. Elias Lindholm has four goals and two assists over the past 10 games.

Brad Marchand has 26 goals and 26 assists for the Bruins. David Pastrnak has five goals and eight assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 4-5-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.6 assists, five penalties and 12.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

Bruins: 4-3-3, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.9 assists, 3.4 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Canucks: Carson Soucy: out (hand), Dakota Joshua: out (hand), Guillaume Brisebois: out (upper-body), Tucker Poolman: out (head).

Bruins: Milan Lucic: out (personal), Matt Grzelcyk: day to day (lower body), Matthew Poitras: out (shoulder), Hampus Lindholm: out (undisclosed).


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

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