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Game Preview: Pens-Canucks

by Sam Kasan @PensInsideScoop / Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins finish their season-long 5-game road trip in Vancouver. 

MATCH: Penguins vs. Canucks

TIME: 10 p.m. EST

PLACE: Rogers Arena

TV: AT&T SportsNet

RADIO: 105.9 FM, the X

5 THINGS:

1. The Penguins finish their season-long 5-game road trip in Vancouver. They are currently 1-2-1 on the trip.

2. Pittsburgh is a combined 15-3-4 against Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver since 2007-08, including 5-2 against Vancouver.

3. Goalie Matt Murray stopped all 56 shots by Vancouver in 2 contests last year for 2 shutouts. Pittsburgh won both games: 4-0 and 3-0. The Penguins have won 8 of the last 10 games against the Canucks.

4. Thomas Vanek has 30 points (17G-13A) in 40 career games vs. the Penguins.

5. Former Penguin Derrick Pouliot has 3 assists and a plus-1 in 9 games with Vancouver.

INJURIES:

PIT - Matt Hunwick (concussion), Carter Rowney (hand), Justin Schultz (concussion).

VAN - Alex Edler (MCL), Loui Eriksson (knee), Troy Stecher (knee).

MORNING SKATE:

*The Pens had full attendance at practice, plus injured D-man Matt Hunwick (concussion).

*Pittsburgh used the following workflow…

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