Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 10, 2024

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May 10, 2024 9:11 AM
The Vancouver Canucks, leading the series 1-0, look to build on their momentum as they host the Edmonton Oilers in Game 2 of the Western Conference Second Round at Rogers Arena on Friday, May 10, 2024, at 10:00 PM. The Oilers, seeking to even the series, will need to overcome the Canucks' strong performance in Game 1. With the Pacific Division rivals clashing, expect an intense matchup between two of the NHL's top teams.
Edmonton Oilers
Vancouver Canucks

Edmonton Oilers Analysis

As the Edmonton Oilers prepare to face off against the Vancouver Canucks, their recent statistics paint a mixed picture. On one hand, the Oilers boast an incredibly potent offense, led by Connor McDavid's 132 points and Zach Hyman's 54 goals. However, the injury status of these key players, with both McDavid and Hyman listed as Day-To-Day, raises significant concerns. If either or both of these players are forced to miss the game, the Oilers' scoring depth will be severely depleted, potentially giving the Canucks an opening to capitalize. The Oilers' bench will need to step up in a big way to compensate for any potential absences, or risk being outmatched by a hungry Canucks squad looking to upset their rivals.

Vancouver Canucks Analysis

As the Edmonton Oilers prepare to face off against the Vancouver Canucks, they'll need to be mindful of Vancouver's dynamic duo, Brock Boeser and J.T. Miller, who are dealing with day-to-day injuries. Despite their uncertain status, the Canucks' offense has been fueled by Boeser's 40 goals and Miller's 103 points, making them a formidable threat. Meanwhile, Quinn Hughes has been a maestro on the blue line, racking up 75 assists to pace the team. If Edmonton can find a way to slow down these three stars, they may be able to shut down Vancouver's high-powered offense and come out on top.

Vancouver Canucks Injuries

  • Elias Pettersson (C): Day-To-Day
  • Thatcher Demko (G): Out
  • Casey DeSmith (G): Day-To-Day
  • Tyler Myers (D): Day-To-Day
  • Brock Boeser (RW): Day-To-Day

Edmonton Oilers Injuries

  • Adam Henrique (C): Day-To-Day
  • Leon Draisaitl (C): Day-To-Day
  • Evander Kane (LW): Day-To-Day
  • Mattias Janmark (C): Day-To-Day
  • Connor McDavid (C): Day-To-Day

How to Watch the Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks

The Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks game will be televised on TNT and is scheduled for Fri 10:00 PM.

Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks Betting Odds

The Edmonton Oilers are currently favored to win, with odds sitting at -125, a shift from the opening odds that had the Vancouver Canucks as slight underdogs at +115. The total goals over/under for the matchup is set at 6.5.

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