Vancouver Canucks vs Winnipeg Jets prediction & preview 22.12.16
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The Jets had their two-sport win streak snapped of their final sport and it was once towards the Canucks on the street, who they face once more on this recreation in Vancouver. They seem to detailed a bit of revenge on Vancouver, however they ought to play better on all sides of the ice to do it. The Jets rank 17th in targets per recreation, however their weak point on the season has been on safeguard where they just rank 24th in targets allowed.
The Jets are near the backside of the relevant Division and they have the 4th fewest facets in the Western conference. One of the crucial teams that has fewer features is the Canucks, who’ve received two of their last three games the place they scored four ambitions in every. Vancouver has been a legit staff at house this season where they’re 10-5-2 and they’ve received three of their final 4 games on dwelling ice.
The residence workforce has gained six of the last seven video games between these teams.
The Jets sit down 15-sixteen-three, which places them just external the last wild card spot within the Western convention. Just like the Canucks, they have got an pleasant record at home, however they have not carried out almost as good on the road. Winnipeg only has five wins in 17 attempts on the avenue.
Vancouver hopes that pattern continues for the Jets. The Vancouver Canucks battled again to salvage a point Sunday, but heading right into a quirk in the agenda with the first of two consecutive dwelling video games against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, the frustration is constructing. The Canucks won once in their prior 5 games, and sitting subsequent-to-final within the Pacific Division just isn’t where they need to be, on account that that is where Vancouver finished last season.
The Canucks were solid in the final recreation against the Jets retaining them to a shutout after giving up a 1st interval purpose. Jannik Hansen obtained the scoring going within the final sport in the 2nd interval and then scored once more within the third with Sven Baertschi and Bo Horvat discovering the again of the web. Jacob Markstrom (7-7-2 2.63 GAA) got the W after stopping 26 of 27 shots and he has been a wall in his final few begins. He has most effective given up one intention in each and every of his last two begins and in his last 5 begins he has simplest given up a whole of seven goals.
These teams meet for the first time this season. Winnipeg swept the Canucks of their three matchups last season, with the aid of a mixed scored of 11-three. Their ultimate sport used to be March 22, when the Jets handed the Canucks their third straight shutout.
Regardless of the loss, Jacob Markstrom was once amazing in that sport, enabling only one intention on 48 pictures. Markstrom and Ryan Miller break up the other two losses, with the aid of 4-1 and 5-2 decisions.
The Vancouver Canucks might be aiming for their first winning streak of the month after defeating the Jets four-1 on Tuesday night time. Jannik Hansen led the way offensively scoring two objectives within the win. The 30-12 months historic right winger ignored a few month with an harm and has performed good due to the fact his return, accumulating 5 points over his final six video games, and now has five objectives and 4 assists in 17 video games played on the season. Henrik Sedin also located the scoresheet within the win, notching two assists. Henrik has now caught his brother for the team lead in aspects with 22 on the season. Bo Horvat has been sizzling, recording aspects in 4 straight video games (two goals, three assists). Horvat is in just his third season in the NHL and is establishing properly, now on p.C. For 25 objectives on the season. Vancouver has had trouble scoring goals, averaging 2.5 goals per recreation, rating them twenty third in the NHL.
The Canucks were splitting the duties in web with Ryan Miller and Jacob Markstrom. Miller has not played well, posting a 2.Ninety GAA nevertheless a few of that has to do with the team in front of him. Markstrom has been the simpler of the two goalies, owning a 2.Sixty three GAA and a .908 save percent. Vancouver is now conceding an ordinary of three goals per recreation, putting them 26th in the NHL.