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Vancouver Canucks - Edmonton Oilers predictions and free betting tips [21/05/2024]

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21.05.2024, 01:10
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Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers are set to face off tomorrow morning in the decisive Game 7 of the NHL Western Conference.

Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks faced a setback in Game 6 of the series, suffering a crushing 5-1 defeat against the Edmonton Oilers. The team started the match fairly well, finishing the first period tied at 1-1 thanks to a goal from Nils Höglander. However, in the second period, the Canucks allowed their opponents to take complete control, resulting in two conceded goals and a 3-1 deficit by the end of the period. The third period did not bring any improvements for Vancouver, leading to a heavy loss. Goalie Arturs Silovs made 22 saves, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the defeat.

Now, the team must do everything possible to secure a victory in the crucial seventh game on home ice to continue their playoff run. Head coach Rick Tocchet expressed disappointment after the loss but stressed that his team knows how to bounce back. He urged the players to show character and determination to become heroes in the upcoming game, emphasising the importance of this moment in the season and the challenge that lies ahead.

Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers bounced back after their losses and levelled the series with a significantly improved performance in Game 6. They ended the first period tied at 1-1, and in the second period, they dominated, scoring two goals and taking a 3-1 lead. Zach Hyman and Evan Bouchard were key figures, netting crucial goals for the team. The third period solidified the Oilers’ superiority as they scored two more goals, extending their lead to a final score of 5-1. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Evander Kane also contributed to the resounding victory with their goals.

Goalie Stuart Skinner played reliably, stopping the majority of shots, which allowed his team to confidently defend their lead. The victory in Game 6 gave the Oilers the necessary momentum heading into the decisive game of the series, and they are now aiming to use their experience in Game 7 to advance to the conference final. Captain Connor McDavid emphasised the importance of maintaining focus and being prepared for a tough battle in the upcoming match.

Match Prediction: Vancouver Canucks - Edmonton Oilers

A prediction of TO under 6 goals in the upcoming decisive game between the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks might be a wise choice, considering the teams' playing styles in key matches. In must-win games, teams often prefer a more cautious and defensive approach, aiming to minimise risks, which reduces the number of goals scored. Even with Edmonton having the advantage of Vancouver's best goalie Demko being absent, Latvian Arturs Silovs has occasionally been a saviour for the Canucks. An analysis of recent matches shows both teams have exhibited a tendency to reduce the number of shots and goals. For instance, in Game 6, Vancouver made only 15 shots on goal, while Edmonton made 27, which is less than usual for such offensive teams. In 3 of their last 5 matches, there were 50 or fewer shots on target.

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