The Vancouver Canucks will try to avoid tying a franchise-record ten-game losing streak tonight against the New York Rangers
The Vancouver Canucks franchise record for consecutive losses is 10. A loss tonight will tie that mark.
The stakes are high for head coach Willie Desjardins. He may need a win tonight to save his job.
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It won’t be easy. Tonight the Canucks face the New York Rangers, who can claim first place in the NHL with a win.
The Rangers have scored a league-high 55 goals, and have a league-best goal differential of plus-26. Someone forgot to tell them that their Stanley Cup window had closed. They are the class of the NHL right now.
Here are your last-minute need-to-knows:
Vancouver Canucks at New York Rangers – 4:00 PM PT