Guentzel’s 2-Goal Performance Leads Penguins in Matchup Against Canucks
The Vancouver Canucks visit the Pittsburgh Penguins, looking to build off a 5-1 victory when the two teams met last time. The Penguins have been in better form of late, having gone 3-5-2 in their last 10. Pittsburgh has the slight edge in goal differential, having scored 127 goals while conceding 117 (+10).
The Canucks have gone 4-6-0 in their last 10 games and have a 17-19-3 record overall. They have gone 17-4-3 in games scoring three or more goals and have a 9-9-2 record in road games.
Sidney Crosby is the top scorer for Pittsburgh with 20 goals and 27 assists, while Jake Guentzel has four goals and four assists in the last 10 games. For Vancouver, Quinn Hughes leads the way with one goal and 30 assists, while Bo Horvat has scored eight goals and six assists in the last 10 games.
The Penguins will be without Ryan Poehling (upper body), Josh Archibald (undisclosed), Jeff Petry (upper-body), and Tristan Jarry (lower-body). The Canucks will be without Thatcher Demko (lower-body), Tanner Pearson (hand), and Tucker Poolman (undisclosed).
The Vancouver Canucks have a chance to pick up another win when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday evening. Both teams have their injury woes, but should still put up a good fight.