Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks Tuesday matchup. The Canucks are -205 home favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. Ryan Kesler, David Booth and Chris Higgins will not be together Tuesday as Higgins is out with a foot infection. Jannik Hansen will probably play on the second line. Roberto Luongo will be in goal.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges points out there have been few rivalries in the NHL over the past few years that can compete with the bad blood brewed between the Vancouver Canucks and their most hated opponents. The Bruins vs. Canucks and Milan Lucic and Ryan Kesler is a matchup he wants to see more often.