After starting the year off slowly the Canucks have bounced back for 4 straight wins coming into play on Friday. The Canucks have been able to even beat the Saint Louis Blues who have been a team that has bounced all over the place this year. However, the final score in the game was 4-3, but still allowed the Canucks to lock down a decent win. The downside is the Canucks are playing in back to back games here after playing the Devils on Saturday night.
This season the offense has been playing decent for the Canucks as they have scored at a clip of 3.33 goals a game. The offense has converted on the power play at a clip of 16.7% this year. The defense for the Canucks has allowed only 2.33 goals a game and have killed off 95% of the opponents power plays.
The Rangers have given the fans false hope again on the year. The Rangers started off with 2 wins on the year and since the end of the second game have yet to win. In those 3 losses the Rangers offense has really fallen flat as the most they have scored in the losses is 2 goals and the loss margin in the games no matter how much they have scored has been 3 goals.
On the season the Rangers offense has bounced all over and lately been flat, but has scored at a clip of 3.25 goals a game. The Rangers have done decent on the power play with a conversion of 20%. The Rangers have given up3.50 goals a game on the season so far, but have done decent on the penalty kill at 84.2%.