Vancouver Canucks vs New York Islanders

The Canucks are in Brooklynto face the Islanders for the penultimate sport of their newest japanese highway journey Tuesday (four p.m., Sportsnet Pacific, Sportsnet 650); listed below are some factors to ponder …

Bo Horvat vs. Calvin De Haan

The Horvat line is seeing heavy doses of the opposition’s greatest defencemen and whereas Nick Leddy is the ice time chief for the Isles, it’s Calvin De Haan who’s been taking part in the hardest even power minutes. Partnered with Adam Pelech, he’s achieved a great job shutting down opposing forwards.
 

Tavares, Tavares, Tavares … and Barzal

John Tavares has been a human spotlight reel this season. The Islanders celebrity attracts all the eye — with good purposehowever Coquitlam’s Mathew Barzal has spun a number of tremendous targets of his received. The purpose: this is without doubt one of the league’s greatest offences.

Daniel watch

Daniel Sedin is now two factors shy of 1,000 for his profession. The Canucks have two video games left on the highway journey: Tuesday in opposition to the Islanders and Thursday in Nashville. Odds are good the winger will both be honoured for his huge achievement or attain the mark itself on Saturday at house in opposition to the Leafs.

The Vancouver Canucks rejoice a primary interval objective by Loui Eriksson in opposition to the New York Rangers at Madison Sq. Backyard on November 26, 2017 in New York Metropolis. Bruce Bennett/ Getty Photographs

Tre Kronor

Loui Eriksson performed with the Sedins for the primary time this season and the three Swedes had been electrical collectively in opposition to the Rangers, dominating nearly each shift. They received’t be a dominant No. 1 line, however you may think about them as a high-end second line. That may be nice information for the Canucks.
 

Rookie Brock Boeser has made a right away influence on the Canucks’ energy play. Justin Berl / Getty Photographs

The hovering energy play

The Canucks didn’t rating Sunday in opposition to the Rangers, however they nonetheless have six targets with the person benefit during the last 5 video games. Since placing Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat with the Sedins, the Canucks’ prime unit has appeared electrical.

Nilsson time

With Jacob Markstrom in a droop, all eyes have turned again to the Canucks’ different big Swede. Anders Nilsson has seen principally spot responsibility up to now, however when he’s performed, he’s been principally excellent. His .934 save proportion received’t final without end, however trip the wave whilst you can, proper?

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