Free NHL Hockey Predictions Tonight 1/14/16
Vancouver Canucks vs Washington Capitals
7:00 PM ET, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Money Line Odds: Washington -202 / Vancouver +181
Game Total: 5
NHL Starting Goalies Tonight 1/14/16
- Vancouver Canucks -> REFER HERE FOR STARTING GOALTENDER
- Washington Capitals -> Braden Holtby
Braden Holtby stopped 23 of 26 shots in Saturday’s 4-3 OT win over the New York Rangers. Holtby is 19-0-2 in his last 21 games. He has a 1.93 goals-against-average and a .932 save percentage this season.
Holtby is 1-1 with a 3.05 goals against average in his career vs the Canucks
Vancouver Canucks Preview
No surprise, Vancouver has not been a good offensive ranking an awful 25th in scoring at 2.4 goals per game and 24th in power play conversions 17.4%.
On defense they have struggled as well, ranking 2nd in goals allowed 2.7 goals per game and 19th in penalty kill 79.6%
Washington Capitals Preview
Needless to say Washington has been a very strong offensive team out of the gates and have not shown any signs of slowing down. This year as they come in ranked 2nd in the league in scoring 3.3 goals per game and 2nd in power play conversions 26.6%
On defense the Caps rank 2nd in scoring defense 2.1 goals per game and the 4th ranked penalty kill unit 85.4%.
Vancouver Canucks vs Washington Capitals Prediction 1/14/16
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