CANUCKS (12-9-4) at PENGUINS (13-7-4)
7 p.m. ET; ATTSN-PT, SNP, NHL.TV
The Pittsburgh Penguins will try to extend their point streak to six games when they face the Vancouver Canucks at PPG Paints Arena on Wednesday.
Pittsburgh is 3-0-2 in its past five games after winning two in a row, including a 3-2 overtime win against the Calgary Flames on Monday. Seven of the Penguins' past 11 games, and three of their past four, have been decided in overtime or a shootout.
The Canucks will look for a third win in four games since going (1-5-2) in their previous eight games. They lost 2-1 to the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday after winning their previous two games.
Players to watch
Canucks forward Elias Pettersson has eight points (four goals, four assists) in his past seven games. He was held without a point Monday.
Penguins forward Jake Guentzel has seven points (four goals, three assists) on a five-game point streak. He has had at least one point in each of his six career games against the Canucks for a total of nine points (six goals, three assists).
They said it
"[The Penguins] look like a fast team that works really hard. ... System-wise, both teams play a very similar style. They're going to be a good test tonight." -- Canucks coach Travis Green
"The goal was to become a team that's harder to play against. By nature of that, goals against should come down. ... That's what we talked about on Day 1 of training camp." -- Penguins coach Mike Sullivan
Canucks projected lineup
Josh Leivo -- Elias Pettersson -- Brock Boeser
J.T. Miller -- Bo Horvat -- Zack MacEwen
Tanner Pearson -- Adam Gaudette -- Jake Virtanen
Tim Schaller -- Tyler Graovac -- Loui Eriksson
Alexander Edler -- Tyler Myers
Quinn Hughes -- Christopher Tanev
Jordie Benn -- Troy Stecher
Scratched: Oscar Fantenberg, Nikolay Goldobin
Injured: Jay Beagle (lower body), Brandon Sutter (groin strain), Tyler Motte (foot), Antoine Roussel (knee), Micheal Ferland (concussion protocol)
Penguins projected lineup
Jake Guentzel -- Evgeni Malkin -- Bryan Rust
Alex Galchenyuk -- Jared McCann -- Brandon Tanev
Dominik Kahun -- Sam Lafferty -- Patric Hornqvist
Zach Aston-Reese -- Teddy Blueger -- Dominik Simon
Brian Dumoulin -- Kris Letang
Jack Johnson -- John Marino
Marcus Pettersson -- Chad Ruhwedel
Scratched: Juuso Riikola, Zach Trotman
Injured: Sidney Crosby (core muscle surgery), Nick Bjugstad (lower body), Justin Schultz (lower body)
Goldobin was recalled from Utica of the American Hockey League on Tuesday. Green would not say if Goldobin would play Wednesday. ... Beagle is expected to miss his third straight game. He skated on his own before practice Tuesday. ... The Penguins did not hold a morning skate.
Edler needs two goals to reach 100 in the NHL. ... Miller has four points (two goals, two assists) during a three-game point streak. ... Malkin has 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) in his past 10 games.