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Pittsburgh Penguins Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
Matchup Preview • Pit vs. Van
Season Overview
Pittsburgh Penguins Vancouver Canucks
8-6 (18) Season Record (NHL Rk) 10-8 (11)
4 Division Rank 2
10 Conference Rank 5
4-4 Home Record 5-2
4-2 Away Record 5-6
1-4 Division Record 2-2
3-6-2 Conference Record 5-3-0
54 Goals For 63
51 Goals Against 69
Won 1 Streak Winless 3
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 199.5
Age Average 27.7
Oldest Matt Cullen (42)
Youngest Daniel Sprong (21)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 8
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 9
Waivers 0
Trades 8
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6807 games
GP Defensemen 2829 games
GP Goalies 144 games
Team Totals 9780 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 198.7
Age Average 26.1
Oldest Loui Eriksson (33)
Youngest Elias Pettersson (20)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 11
Waivers 0
Trades 9
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4152 games
GP Defensemen 2847 games
GP Goalies 343 games
Team Totals 7342 games
Injuries
Brassard, Derick Lower body injury injured reserve
Crosby, Sidney Upper body injury day-to-day
Czuczman, Kevin Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Schultz, Justin Fractured lower left leg injured reserve
Injuries
Baertschi, Sven Concussion injured reserve
Beagle, Jay Broken forearm injured reserve
Boeser, Brock Groin injured reserve
Demko, Thatcher Concussion injured/non-roster list
Edler, Alexander Sprained MCL injured reserve
Nilsson, Anders Fractured finger injured reserve
Sutter, Brandon Shoulder injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Phil Kessel - 8
Assists Evgeni Malkin - 14
Points Evgeni Malkin - 21
Wins Matt Murray - 4
Plus/minus Brian Dumoulin - 9
Pen. minutes Evgeni Malkin - 26
Team Leaders
Goals Elias Pettersson - 10
Assists Nikolay Goldobin - 8
Points Bo Horvat - 17
Wins Jacob Markstrom - 7
Plus/minus Troy Stecher - 8
Pen. minutes Erik Gudbranson - 39
Who's Hot?
Casey DeSmith (G) 1-1-0, 1.51, .959 in last 2 GPI
Jake Guentzel (RW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Jack Johnson (D) 2 pts in last 3 GP
Phil Kessel (RW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Dominik Simon (LW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Patric Hornqvist (RW) 1 pts in last 8 GP
Kris Letang (D) 0 pts in last 5 GP
Matt Murray (G) 0-3-1, 4.64, .839 in last 4 GPI
Who's Hot?
Loui Eriksson (LW) 6 pts in last 4 GP
Brendan Leipsic (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Jake Virtanen (RW) 6 pts in last 8 GP
Who's Not?
Jacob Markstrom (G) 2-2-2, 3.71, .876 in last 6 GPI
Derrick Pouliot (D) 0 pts in last 5 GP
Troy Stecher (D) 0 pts in last 5 GP