Minnesota Wild squares off against Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, 08:00 PM EDT at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul. Minnesota are part of the Central Division of the NHL, currently standing at the last 8th place with no points of yet, while their opponents are part of the Pacific Division and as of now are at #7 with 1 point.
Minnesota Wild vs Vancouver Canucks Head to Head
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Their last game took place on April 21, 2022, and resulted in a high-scoring 6-3 win for the Minnesota Wild. Kevin Fiala had a leading role for the Wild and finished the game with 2 points for 18:49 of play time. He made 3 shots on the enemy goal and converted 2 of those. On the other half of the court it was Elias Pettersson who contributed the most, scoring 2 goals for a total of 19:03 of game time. Cam Talbot also had a leading role for the Wild, saving 21 of the Canucks total 24 attempts on his goal. The Canucks had Thatcher Demko at goal, but he was unable to affect the final outcome, allowing 5 of all 31 shots to end in the net. When it comes to the latest five encounters Minnesota Wild won 3 and the Vancouver Canucks triumphed 2 times.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Minnesota Wild Form
10-17-2022 10-15-2022 10-13-2022 10-08-2022 10-06-2022 10-04-2022 10-02-2022 09-29-2022 09-27-2022 09-25-2022 3:6vs Colorado Avalanche 6:7vs Los Angeles Kings 3:7vs New York Rangers 5:1vs Dallas Stars 4:1vs Chicago Blackhawks 4:2@ St. Louis Blues 0:3@ Chicago Blackhawks 2:5@ Dallas Stars 2:5@ Colorado Avalanche 3:2vs Colorado Avalanche
In their latest game on Monday, 17th of October, Minnesota Wild played against the Colorado Avalanche losing 3-6 on home ice. It was Kirill Kaprizov who concluded the match as the Minnesota Wild’s best skater on the night. He spent 22:49 on the ice and was personally responsible for earning 2 points. He finished the meeting, scoring 2 of his 5 shots on goal. The team’s netminder Filip Gustavsson’s exploits also need to be mentioned as he deflected 32 of the 37 shots sent towards his net, but the 5 he let in proved decisive and his Minnesota eventually lost. The team is 0-3-0 in their opening games, with all of the matches played at home. The Wild’s next game is scheduled to take place away at TD Garden on 10/22 versus Boston Bruins.
Vancouver Canucks Form
10-18-2022 10-17-2022 10-15-2022 10-12-2022 10-07-2022 10-05-2022 10-03-2022 09-29-2022 09-25-2022 04-29-2022 4:3@ Columbus Blue Jackets 6:4@ Washington Capitals 3:2@ Philadelphia Flyers 5:3@ Edmonton Oilers 4:0vs Arizona Coyotes 5:4vs Edmonton Oilers 7:2@ Edmonton Oilers 3:4vs Seattle Kraken 2:3vs Calgary Flames 3:2@ Edmonton Oilers
The Canucks visited the Columbus Blue Jackets for their latest clash on 10/18, which finished in a 4-3 disappointment for them. Bo Horvat stood above the other Vancouver players, ending the game with 2 points. He spent 20 minutes and 42 seconds skating and sent 5 shots on target. Two of those made it past the netminder. The Canucks had Spencer Martin at goal and he was tested with 33 shots on target, blocking 29 and allowing 4 to roll past him. Since the start of the season the team holds a 0-3-1 balance when visiting and is yet to perform on home ice. Their next fixture is scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd against the Buffalo Sabres at home.
1`00:39-Luke Schenn2 minutes for Cross Checking Frederick Gaudreau
1`04:37Mats ZuccarelloRyan Hartman, Jacob Middleton1-0
1`07:581-1Bo HorvatTanner Pearson, Brock Boeser
1`16:471-2N. AmanDakota Joshua, Quinn Hughes
1`19:00Sam SteelKirill Kaprizov2-2
2`00:37-Tanner Pearson2 minutes for Hooking Ryan Hartman
2`03:09Brandon Duhaime5 minutes for Fighting Riley Stillman-
2`03:09-Riley Stillman5 minutes for Fighting Brandon Duhaime
2`06:56Jacob Middleton2 minutes for Tripping Curtis Lazar-
2`13:372-3Dakota JoshuaOliver EkmanLarsson, N. Aman
3`07:11-Tanner Pearson2 minutes for Tripping Matt Boldy
3`08:31Mats ZuccarelloKirill Kaprizov, Calen Addison