Canucks in action against the Penguins after overtime win

Pittsburgh Penguins (26-21-8, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (38-16-6, first in the Pacific Division)

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

BOTTOM LINE: The Vancouver Canucks host the Pittsburgh Penguins after the Canucks took down the Boston Bruins 3-2 in overtime.

Vancouver has a 20-5-2 record at home and a 38-16-6 record overall. The Canucks have scored 218 total goals (3.6 per game) to rank first in the NHL.

Pittsburgh is 26-21-8 overall and 11-11-4 in road games. The Penguins have a 24-3-4 record when scoring three or more goals.

Tuesday's game is the second time these teams meet this season. The Canucks won the previous matchup 4-3 in overtime. Brock Boeser scored two goals in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: J.T. Miller has 29 goals and 50 assists for the Canucks. Nils Hoglander has three goals and two assists over the past 10 games.

Evgeni Malkin has 16 goals and 28 assists for the Penguins. Bryan Rust has seven goals and two assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 4-5-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.6 assists, 5.2 penalties and 12.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

Penguins: 5-4-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.2 assists, 2.8 penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

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

Penguins: Jake Guentzel: out (upper body), Bryan Rust: day to day (upper body), Matt Nieto: out (knee).


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

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