Canucks take on the Hurricanes following Boeser's hat trick

Mon, Feb 5, 2024
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Canucks take on the Hurricanes following Boeser's hat trick

Vancouver Canucks (33-11-5, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (28-15-5, second in the Metropolitan Division)

Raleigh, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Hurricanes -141, Canucks +117

BOTTOM LINE: The Vancouver Canucks visit the Carolina Hurricanes after Brock Boeser recorded a hat trick in the Canucks' 5-4 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Carolina has a 28-15-5 record overall and a 15-5-4 record on its home ice. The Hurricanes have given up 141 goals while scoring 162 for a +21 scoring differential.

Vancouver has a 15-7-3 record on the road and a 33-11-5 record overall. The Canucks have gone 11-2-3 in games they convert at least one power play.

The matchup Tuesday is the second time these teams play this season. The Canucks won 4-3 in the last meeting. Boeser led the Canucks with three goals.

TOP PERFORMERS: Seth Jarvis has 15 goals and 23 assists for the Hurricanes. Jordan Martinook has five goals and one assist over the last 10 games.

Boeser has 30 goals and 22 assists for the Canucks. Elias Pettersson has scored 10 goals with seven assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 7-2-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Canucks: 8-0-2, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.6 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Hurricanes: Frederik Andersen: out (blood clotting), Andrei Svechnikov: day to day (upper body).

Canucks: Carson Soucy: out (hand), Guillaume Brisebois: out (upper-body), Phillip Di Giuseppe: out (undisclosed), Tucker Poolman: out (head).

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