Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 12, 2024

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May 12, 2024 9:11 AM
Get ready for a thrilling matchup as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at 9:30 PM at Rogers Place. The Pacific Division rivals are tied 1-1 in the series, setting the stage for an intense Game 3 showdown. As the Canucks and Oilers clash in the West 2nd Round, expect a high-energy battle between two of the NHL's top teams.
Vancouver Canucks
Edmonton Oilers

Vancouver Canucks Analysis

As the Vancouver Canucks prepare to take on the Edmonton Oilers, their offense will rely heavily on the availability of their top stars. Brock Boeser's day-to-day status with an injury is a major concern, as his 40 goals this season have been a crucial component of the Canucks' attack. If he's unable to suit up, the Canucks will need Quinn Hughes to continue his impressive pace, as his 75 assists have been a key factor in setting up scoring opportunities. Additionally, the status of J.T. Miller, who leads the team with 103 points, will be crucial - if he's able to play, the Canucks will have a significant advantage, but if he's sidelined, the offense may struggle to generate consistent scoring chances.

Edmonton Oilers Analysis

As the Vancouver Canucks prepare to face the Edmonton Oilers, they'll need to be wary of the potent offense led by Connor McDavid, who boasts an impressive 132 points on the season. However, McDavid's day-to-day injury status may hinder his usual dominance, potentially giving the Canucks an opportunity to capitalize. Meanwhile, Zach Hyman's 54 goals this season make him a threat that Vancouver's defense cannot afford to overlook. Despite Hyman's own day-to-day injury status, the Canucks would be wise to keep a close eye on him as well. If the Canucks can contain these two Oilers stars, they may be able to come out on top in this matchup.

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

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

How to Watch the Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers

The Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers game will be televised on TBS and is scheduled for Sun 9:30 PM.

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Odds

The Edmonton Oilers are favored to win, with current odds of -195, slightly ticking upward from their opening odds of -200. The Over/Under is set at 6.5, suggesting a potentially high-scoring matchup.

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