Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 14, 2024

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May 14, 2024 9:11 AM
The Vancouver Canucks, holding a 2-1 series lead, travel to Rogers Place to face off against the Edmonton Oilers in Game 4 of the NHL's Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at 9:30 PM. As the top team in the Pacific Division, the Canucks look to build on their momentum against their division rivals. The Oilers, meanwhile, seek to even the series and capitalize on their home-ice advantage.
Vancouver Canucks
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Vancouver Canucks Analysis

As the Vancouver Canucks gear up to face the Edmonton Oilers, they'll be relying on the explosive scoring of Brock Boeser, who's lit the lamp 40 times this season. However, Boeser's day-to-day injury status is a concern, as is J.T. Miller's, who leads the team with 103 points. If both can suit up, the Canucks' offense will be formidable, particularly with Quinn Hughes quarterbacking the power play and racking up 75 assists. But if either or both of these stars are sidelined, the Canucks' depth will be put to the test against an Oilers team looking to take advantage of any weaknesses.

Edmonton Oilers Analysis

As the Edmonton Oilers prepare to face off against the Vancouver Canucks, their top players' health will be a crucial factor in the matchup. With Zach Hyman, the team's leading goal-scorer with 54 goals, and Connor McDavid, the Oilers' points leader with 132 points, both listed as Day-To-Day with injuries, their availability could significantly impact the game's outcome. If either or both of these stars are unable to suit up, the Oilers' offense may struggle to find its rhythm, giving the Canucks an opening to capitalize. However, if they can return to the lineup, the Oilers' potent attack, led by McDavid's 100 assists, could prove too much for the Canucks to handle.

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

  • Carson Soucy (D): Suspension
  • Phillip Di Giuseppe (LW): Day-To-Day
  • Elias Pettersson (C): Day-To-Day
  • Thatcher Demko (G): Out
  • Casey DeSmith (G): Day-To-Day

How to Watch the Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers

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

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Odds

The Edmonton Oilers are favored to win, with current odds sitting at -210, indicating a strong likelihood of them taking the victory. The over/under for the game is set at 6.5, suggesting a potentially high-scoring matchup.

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