Vancouver Canucks vs Colorado Avalanche – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Vancouver Canucks
Final
4:2
Colorado Avalanche
Highlights and Stats


The Vancouver Canucks come against the Colorado Avalanche in their next game scheduled for Thursday, 11:00 PM EDT at Rogers Arena. The hosts of the upcoming meeting are with 35 points and occupy the 6th place in the standings of the Pacific Division, while the visitors have collected 41 thus far and sit on the 4th position in the Central Division.

Vancouver Canucks vs Colorado Avalanche Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-23-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver Canucks
1 1 2 4
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
2 1 0 3

The last encounter between the two franchises was played on November 23, 2022, and after the final horn, the scoreboard showed a 3-4 Colorado loss. Sheldon Dries was one of the main reasons for the Canucks’ triumph then. He played 10:07 and earned 2 points by scoring one goal and assisting his teammates once. On the other half of the court, it was Mikko Rantanen who contributed the most, scoring 2 goals for a total of 21:19 of game time. Vancouver’s goalie Spencer Martin played at a very high level and ended the game with a 0.917 save percentage. Pavel Francouz was between the sticks for the Avalanche and parried 21 of all the 25 shots he faced. The Vancouver Canucks are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against the Colorado Avalanche, registering three victories while losing twice in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-23-202203-23-202211-17-202111-11-202103-06-2020
Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver Canucks
432 16
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
3 1 47 3

Vancouver Canucks Form

*Last 10 Vancouver Canucks Games - 4:6:0
01-03-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-202212-22-202212-19-202212-17-202212-14-202212-10-2022
2:6vs New York Islanders3:2@ Calgary Flames4:2@ Winnipeg Jets6:2vs San Jose Sharks2:5@ Edmonton Oilers6:5vs Seattle Kraken1:5vs St. Louis Blues1:5vs Winnipeg Jets3:4@ Calgary Flames0:3vs Minnesota Wild

The Vancouver Canucks’ most recent game was on 01/03, when they faced the New York Islanders and lost 2-6 at home. The team’s best player on the night was Bo Horvat, who spent 20:51 on the ice and chipped in with 2 points. He shot four times towards the enemy’s goal and scored two goals. Spencer Martin’s performance also needs addressing, as he saved 23 of the total 28 shots on the Canucks’ goal. They are 4-6-0 across the last 10 outings and on a run of three consecutive defeats at the moment. The Vancouver Canucks are 7-10-1 when playing at their own arena this campaign. Their next game is on the road against the Winnipeg Jets on January 8th.

Vancouver Canucks Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    130.00
  • Goals Against
    146.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Vancouver Canucks Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Spencer Martin

    Games Played:21
    Saves Percentage:0.883
    Shutouts:3
  • Top Skater

    Elias Pettersson

    Games Played:36
    Goals:17
    Assists:29

Vancouver Canucks Missing Players

NONE

Colorado Avalanche Form

*Last 10 Colorado Avalanche Games - 5:4:1
01-02-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-2022
2:3vs Vegas Golden Knights2:6vs Toronto Maple Leafs4:5vs Los Angeles Kings6:3@ Arizona Coyotes2:3@ Nashville Predators2:1vs Montreal Canadiens1:0vs New York Islanders3:1vs Nashville Predators2:4vs Buffalo Sabres3:2vs Philadelphia Flyers

The Avalanche welcomed the Vegas Golden Knights for their latest clash on January 2nd, which ended in a 2-3 disappointment for them. The team’s best performer in that clash was Mikko Rantanen, as he scored 1 goal and assisted 1 time for 27:13 of game time on the night. He attempted three shots in total towards the enemy’s net. Another reason for the team’s defeat was that in goal, Alexandar Georgiev let in three of the 28 shots toward his net. The organization won five of its last 10 matches, lost four during regular time, and was defeated once in overtime or shootouts. The side has a 10-7-0 road balance for this season. The Colorado Avalanche’s next away game will be against the Edmonton Oilers on 01/07 at Rogers Place.

Colorado Avalanche Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    109.00
  • Goals Against
    108.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Colorado Avalanche Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Alexandar Georgiev

    Games Played:28
    Saves Percentage:0.915
    Shutouts:8
  • Top Skater

    Mikko Rantanen

    Games Played:37
    Goals:26
    Assists:22

Colorado Avalanche Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver Canucks
0 3 1 4
Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
1 1 0 2
Vancouver CanucksColorado Avalanche
  • Score

    4
    2
  • PP Opportunities

    8
    5
  • PP Goals

    1
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Vancouver CanucksvsColorado Avalanche
  • 1`04:01
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    Cale Makar2 minutes for Delaying Game-Puck over glass
  • 1`04:38
    Andrei Kuzmenko2 minutes for Interference Devon Toews
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  • 1`15:12
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    J.T. Compher2 minutes for Cross Checking Quinn Hughes
  • 1`17:56
    Tyler Myers2 minutes for Hooking Artturi Lehkonen
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  • 1`19:00
    0-1
    Mikko RantanenCale Makar, Artturi Lehkonen
  • 2`01:49
    0-2
    Samuel GirardA. Englund, Alex Newhook
  • 2`03:59
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