Vancouver Canucks at Vegas Golden Knights 8/23/20: NHL Hockey free preview, analysis, prediction, odds and pick against the spread.
Vancouver Canucks (43-29-7) at Vegas Golden Knights (46-25-8) NHL Hockey: Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 10:30 pm (Rogers Place) The Line: Vegas Golden Knights -175 / Vancouver Canucks +155 — Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds TV: CBC, SN, TVAS, NBCSN Stream live sports and exclusive originals on ESPN+. Sign up now!
The Vancouver Canucks and the Vegas Golden Knights meet in game one of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final series in NHL action from Rogers Place on Sunday night.
The Vancouver Canucks come into this series fresh off of dethroning the St. Louis Blues in six games with a 6-2 win in the series-clinching victory, posting a victory that was never really in doubt for Van-City. Elias Pettersson is tied for the league lead in playoff points with 13, including 9 assists while J.T. Miller has 5 goals and 5 assists and Quinn Hughes has 10 points as well with 9 assists. Bo Horvat and Brock Boeser also have 8 points apiece for the Canucks, with Horvat leading Vancouver in the goal-scoring department with 6 goals this postseason. Jacob Markstrom’s seen the whole workload in goal for Vancouver this postseason, going 7-3 with a .929 save percentage and 2.44 GAA in these playoffs.
The Vegas Golden Knights come in looking to take down another foe after finishing the Chicago Blackhawks off in five games with a 4-3 win in the series-clinching victory last time out. Mark Stone and Reilly Smith each have a team-high 8 assists with Stone leading the team with 4 goals alongside 4 assists while Smith has a team-high 5 assists with 3 goals. Shea Theodore also has 4 goals with 7 points total while Jonathan Marchessault is also at 7 points, boasting 5 assists of his…
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