Vancouver hosts Anaheim after shutout win
Vancouver, British Columbia; Sunday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Vancouver hosts the Anaheim Ducks after the Canucks shut out Chicago 3-0. Jacob Markstrom earned the victory in the net for Vancouver after recording 49 saves.
The Canucks are 19-12-3 against Western Conference opponents. Vancouver ranks seventh in the NHL averaging 5.6 assists per game, led by Quinn Hughes with 0.6.
The Ducks are 7-9-1 against Pacific Division opponents. Anaheim averages 10.7 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the NHL. Nicolas Deslauriers leads the team serving 80 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Nov. 1, Anaheim won 2-1.
LAST 10 GAMES: Ducks: 5-3-2, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .904 save percentage.
Canucks: 6-3-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.7 assists, five penalties and 17.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .931 save percentage.
INJURIES: Canucks: None listed.
Ducks: Ondrej Kase: day to day (head).