Photo: flickr Writer: Jimmy Gold
On Tuesday in hockey action, it's the Vancouver Canucks versus the Carolina Hurricanes. The Carolina Hurricanes are coming off a 3-4 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Saturday. Lee Stempniak scored in the first period. Joakim Nordstrom scored once for the Carolina Hurricanes. Joakim Nordstrom is in the top five in points for his team this year. Derek Ryan scored in the third period. Victor Rask was dishing some apples with two assists. Victor Rask had a great assist night with two helpers.
It looks like Cam Ward will get the call in this one. He is 9-8-5 on the year with a 2.25 GAA. In his latest game, he was bad, allowing 4 goals. Cam Ward has a 3.25 GAA in his last 3 games.
Ryan Miller should be in goal for the Vancouver Canucks. Over 15 appearances, he has delivered a 2.63 GAA and 0.916 SV% this season. He last played on Thursday and put together a 0.974 save percentage. Ryan Miller has a 3.08 GAA in his last 10 games.
The Carolina Hurricanes have been dominant at home, posting a 7-3-0 record. The Vancouver Canucks have gone 4-10-1 on the road. The Carolina Hurricanes have gone 2-4 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Vancouver Canucks have gone 3-4 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The Carolina Hurricanes are 4-5 when taking on a team with a record below .500. The Carolina Hurricanes have gone 4-5 taking on a team with a record below .500.
All of the value in this line is on the road club. Pick the Vancouver Canucks.
Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
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