The Vancouver Canucks will have to stay sharp when they take on the Minnesota Wild in the Stanley Cup qualifying rounds beginning on Aug. 1.
The Canucks have an explosive offense, having scored 57 power play goals and ranking 10th in overall Goals For (GF). The biggest flaw is Vancouer’s defense. They averaged 3.10 Goals Against per game this season.
The Wild are 2-1 this year against the Canucks.
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Division: Pacific (4th)
Coach: Travis Green
Justin Bailey, Jay Beagle, Brock Boeser, Loui Eriksson, Micheal Ferland, Adam Gaudette, Travis Graovac, Bo Horvat, Zack MacEwen, J.T. Miller, Tyler Motte, Tanner Pearson, Elias Pettersson, Antoine Roussel, Brandon Sutter, Tyler Toffoli, Jake Virtanen
Jordie Benn, Jalen Chatfield, Alexander Edler, Oscar Fantenberg, Quinn Hughes, Olli Juolevi, Tyler Myers, Brogan Rafferty, Troy Stecher, Christopher Tanev
Thatcher Demko, Louis Domingue, Jacob Markstrom
The Canucks will compete in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers beginning on Aug. 1 when they take on the Wild in a best of five series.
Game 1: Sunday, Aug. 2, 10:30 p.m. ET
Game 2: Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10:45 p.m. ET
Game 3: Thursday, Aug. 6, TBD
Game 4 (if needed): Friday, Aug. 7, TBD
Game 5 (if needed): Sunday, Aug. 9, TBD