Kings vs. Canucks Prediction: NHL Betting Odds

The Vancouver Canucks are in the middle of a seven-game homestand when they battle the flailing L.A. Kings.
Kings vs Canucks Betting Diagnosis The L.A. Kings have officially been eliminated from playoff contention. Their record this season is one of the league’s worst at 28-40-8, placing them in 30th place in the NHL standings with 64 points. They will continue their tour of Canada tonight when they face the Canucks, whose season record currently stands at 32-35-10.
The Nucks won the last time these two clubs playedon February 14th. The final score was 4-3, and also yet another hotshot rookie, Elias Pettersson, obtained a goal and an assist in that game.
Los Angeles Kings
The Kings are coming to this one in a four match losing streak. The Oilers beat them handily in their last game. Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty, Carl Grundstrom and Alex Iafallo each had a goal at the match, but couldn’t keep the puck from the net behind Jonathan Quick, who let in 5 goals in 11 shots before being pulled after one period. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and oilers Leon Draisaitl both got hat tricks.
It’s a huge night for Dustin Brown who’ll go on the franchise record book due to his 1,112th career match. He puts him beyond Dave Taylor, which makes him the all-time leader in regular season games played. Brown was selected in the 2003 draft, at the first-round, 13th overall.
Vancouver Canucks
The Canucks are coming from a 5-4 loss to the Anaheim Ducks at Rogers Arena before this week, a game where Ducks rookie Sam Steel had his first career NHL hat trick.
The big story in Vancouver nowadays is Quinn Hughes, the seventh-overall pick last year that officially signed with the Canucks two weeks past. He had been nursing a foot injury he got during the NCAA playoffs, but is anticipated make his debut this day.
Vancouver Coach Travis Green has stated he intends to put Hughes about the ice with Luke Schenn for his very first NHL game. Hughes isn’t planning on making waves tonight, saying“I do not need to do anything special. I simply have to find the puck up into the forwards since they’re so proficient. I’m only going to try to do my job and keep the puck out of the web.“

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