CANUCKS VS GOLDEN KNIGHTS PREVIEW:
The Vancouver Canucks face off against the Vegas Golden Knights for the first of four meetings this season. The Canucks visit Las Vegas on Feb. 23 and Mar. 20. The two teams meet again at Rogers Arena in the series finale on Apr. 3.
To date, Vancouver is 4-4-1 against teams from the Western Conference (3-3-0 versus teams from the Pacific Division).
According to Elias Sports, Vancouver is 9-7-1 all-time against expansion teams in their first ever meeting (beginning with the Atlanta Flames and New York Islanders in 1972.73).
Tonight's game is the first of a 2-game home stand that concludes with a visit from St. Louis (Nov. 18).