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Sharks At Canucks Preview: Jacob's Dream

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Time 7:00 PM PST
TV Sportsnet Pacific
H2H Last 5
3-2 Canucks
Last Meeting
5-1 Sharks Feb.04/15
The Enemy Fear The Fin Scoring Leaders H. Sedin: 13-44-57
Pavelski: 32-27-59

Canucks
CATEGORY
Sharts
36-23-3 SEASON RECORD 31-25-8
75 Points 70
6th Conference Position 10th
Won 1
Streak Won 1
7-3-0 Last 10 Games
3-6-1
11
Goals For Last 3 Games
8
12
Goals Against Last 3 Games
7
0.98 (20) 5 on 5
0.92 (24)
18.1 (15) Power Play %
21.6 (6)
85.8 (4) Penalty Kill %
79.5 (25)
47.5 (28) Faceoff Winning %
51.9 (7)
.759 (6)
Winning % When Scoring First
.677 (16)

The Sharks have won 5 straight at Rogers Arena. The last time the Canucks beat the Sharks at The Rog was January 21, 2012. Yea.

TRENDS (Via Covers.com)

  • Sharks are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest.
  • Sharks are 7-3 in their last 10 road games.
  • Sharks are 1-4 in their last 5 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.
  • Sharks are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Sharks are 0-5 in their last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
  • Sharks are 0-4 in their last 4 games following a win.
  • Canucks are 4-0 in their last 4 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game.
  • Canucks are 4-0 in their last 4 home games.
  • Canucks are 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Canucks are 9-4 in their last 13 Tuesday games.
  • Canucks are 3-7 in their last 10 games following a win.
  • Canucks are 1-6 in their last 7 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game.
  • Canucks are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. Pacific.

PROJECTED LINES

LW C RW
Daniel Sedin
Daniel Sedin
Henrik Sedin
Henrik Sedin
Zack Kassian
Zack Kassian
Chris Higgins
Chris Higgins
Nick Bonino
Nick Bonino
Radim Vrbata
Radim Vrbata
Derek Dorsett
Derek Dorsett
Shawn Matthias
Shawn Matthias
Linden Vey
Linden Vey
Ronalds Kenins
Ronalds Kenins
Bo Horvat
Bo Horvat
Jannik Hansen
Jannik Hansen
Defensive Pairings
Dan Hamhuis
Dan Hamhuis
Yannick Weber
Yannick Weber
Luca Sbisa
Luca Sbisa
Alex Biega
Alex Biega
Ryan Stanton
Ryan Stanton
Adam Clendening
Adam Clendening

Jacob Markstrom likely gets his first NHL start of the season! Looking forward to it! I hope he takes over the goaltending reins. In Lack I do not trust.

Speaking of Marky Markstrom:

See the Sharks' roster here at Dailyfaceoff.com.

SCORE-PREDICTING WIZARDS UPDATE

Not fully updated but close here. I mean who could foresee a 6-5 Canucks win over the Blues?

VIDEO

Here is what Jim Benning said after the trade deadline:

Here's what Sharks' GM Wilson said after the deadline:

Here's what Kevin Bieksa did once:

The title of this post has been brought to you by Allison Krauss:

Love that voice.

GO CANUCKS GO!