Canucks bring win streak into game against the Maple Leafs
Sat, Nov 11, 2023
NHL News (AP)
Vancouver Canucks (10-2-1, second in the Pacific Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (7-5-2, fifth in the Atlantic Division)
Toronto; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Maple Leafs -135, Canucks +112; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Vancouver Canucks are looking to keep their five-game win streak alive when they visit the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Toronto is 4-4-0 in home games and 7-5-2 overall. The Maple Leafs are 2-3-1 in games they serve more penalty minutes than their opponents.
Vancouver has a 5-2-0 record on the road and a 10-2-1 record overall. The Canucks have scored 59 total goals (4.5 per game) to lead the NHL.
The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: William Nylander has scored nine goals with 12 assists for the Maple Leafs. Mitchell Marner has four goals and nine assists over the last 10 games.
Elias Pettersson has scored seven goals with 17 assists for the Canucks. J.T. Miller has seven goals and nine assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 5-3-2, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.
Canucks: 8-1-1, averaging 4.7 goals, 8.1 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game.
INJURIES: Maple Leafs: Conor Timmins: out (lower-body), Matt Murray: out (hip), Timothy Liljegren: out (lower-body), John Klingberg: day to day (undisclosed), Jake Muzzin: out for season (back).
Canucks: Guillaume Brisebois: out (upper-body), Teddy Blueger: out (leg), Tucker Poolman: out (head).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."