Vancouver
Canucks
Stadium Rogers Arena
36-27-6 Overall | 11-8-1 PACIFIC 4th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Canucks228217 24.05%
Schedule
Regular season
Sun  3/1
@
Blue Jackets
L3-5
Wed  3/4
vs
Coyotes
L2-4
Fri  3/6
vs
Avalanche
W6-3
Sun  3/8
vs
Blue Jackets
L1-2
Tue  3/10
vs
Islanders
W / SO5-4
Thu  3/12
@
Coyotes
POSTPONED
Fri  3/13
@
Avalanche
POSTPONED
Sun  3/15
vs
Jets
POSTPONED
Wed  3/18
vs
Lightning
POSTPONED
Fri  3/20
@
Ducks
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 30/1, 3.2% (#13). Even with the juice, the Canucks are a good betting value. Their 3.7% chance to win the championship (based on simulations) is #9 in the league. They are also a good bet to win the West at 15/1, 6.2%. Their sim chance is 11.1%. They are projected to finish with 93 points and go over their pre-season futures line of 88.5. Their playoff chances stand at 77.3% (7.1% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 68 games, their expected win percentage is 49% based on the money line odds. At 35-27-6 they are in line with these expectations. Money line betters would be up big taking them in every game (+153 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (36-32) for a 140 profit. Their over-under record is 37-27 with 4 pushes. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the New York Islanders. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be better. Their average goal differential is +0.15 which ranks #12 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #17. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #4 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #24 in road games. They are trending down. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is -0.86 (#25 over this stretch).

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Thatcher Demko who is projected to be the #1 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
83 Beagle, Jay C6-321010/16/1985No College
4 Benn, Jordie D6-219907/26/1987No College
6 Boeser, Brock RW6-120802/25/1997No College
35 Demko, Thatcher G6-419212/08/1995No College
30 Domingue, Louis G6-320803/06/1992No College
23 Edler, Alexander D6-321204/21/1986No College
21 Eriksson, Loui RW6-217907/17/1985No College
5 Fantenberg, Oscar D6-020610/07/1991No College
88 Gaudette, Adam C6-117010/03/1996No College
53 Horvat, Bo C6-021504/05/1995No College
43 Hughes, Quinn D5-1017010/14/1999No College
71 MacEwen, Zack RW6-320507/08/1996No College
9 Miller, J.T. LW6-121803/14/1993No College
64 Motte, Tyler LW5-1019203/10/1995No College
57 Myers, Tyler D6-822902/01/1990No College
70 Pearson, Tanner LW6-120108/10/1992No College
40 Pettersson, Elias C6-217611/12/1998No College
26 Roussel, Antoine LW5-1119911/21/1989No College
51 Stecher, Troy D5-1018604/07/1994No College
20 Sutter, Brandon C6-319002/14/1989No College
8 Tanev, Christopher D6-219712/20/1989No College
73 Toffoli, Tyler RW6-019704/24/1992No College
18 Virtanen, Jake RW6-122608/17/1996No College