Looking for a Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Vancouver Canucks Thursday night matchup? We’ve got your back. The Canucks are -150 favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. Its NHL predictions time. For the Pens – Evgeni Malkin is healthy, Ryan Kesler and Mayson Raymond will be out for Vancouver.
Yes, Ryan Kesler may be injured and out of the Canucks’ starting lineup, but Kevin V. our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. The October 6th, 2011 edition. Wednesday night the Canucks host the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday at Rogers Arena in a fitting start to the regular season.
Vancouver Canucks writer Kevin V points out as much as Canucks GM Mike Gillis has attempted to build a consistent hockey club, injuries to Ryan Kesler and Mason Raymond could cost the Canucks a few points early in the season. So how does a team return to capture Lord Stanley’s Mug after coming oh-so-close the season previous? Look at the Pittsburgh Penguins and Sidney Crosby for starters.