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Vancouver Canucks vs Seattle Kraken 01/01/2022 Picks, Predictions and Preview
Vancouver Canucks vs Seattle Kraken 01/01/2022 – Needless to say, the move to place Bruce Boudreau as the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks was a stroke of genius. Since taking over the helm, the Canucks have collected a series of wins. On Saturday night, Boudreau aims to start the New Year with a bang as he tries to lead Vancouver to a bounce back win against the Seattle Kraken at the Climate Pledge Arena. Both teams are almost even in the latest NHL Odds despite the Kraken absorbing back-to-back losses on their last two outings. Game will start at 10:00 PM Eastern Time with live coverage on ESPN+ and NHL.TV.
Vancouver Canucks vs Seattle Kraken 01/01/2022
When: Saturday, January 1, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle, Washington
Vancouver Canucks vs Seattle Kraken 01/01/2022 Betting Odds:
If not for the 2-1 shootout loss on Thursday at Los Angeles, Bruce Boudreau would have entered the record books. Prior to the defeat, Boudreau led the Canucks to seven straight victories to tie the record for the longest streak for a coach starting with a new team. The loss was a spoiler to Vancouver especially with the team fighting for a better spot in the standings.
Players to watch: J.T. Miller C (G 11, A 24, PTS 35), Q. Hughes D (G 2, A 25, PTS 27), C. Garland RW (G 9, A 13, PTS 22).
The misery continues for the Seattle Kraken. The team dropped its back-to-back games against Philadelphia and Calgary, respectively, making them winless in their last four games. The shorthanded lineup obviously did not help the cause of the expansion team, which continues to find its identity in the team. The Kraken could only hope to gain some sort of traction when they host the Canucks on New Year’s Day.
Players to watch: J. Eberle RW (G 12, A 10, PTS 22), J. Schwartz LW (G 12, A 10, PTS 22), J. McCann C (G 13, A 6, PTS 19).
Vancouver Canucks vs Seattle Kraken Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Vancouver’s last 16 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Seattle’s last 20 games.
Canucks vs Kraken Betting Picks
Bruce Boudreau and the Canucks will be back on the winning track. The match-winner price for Vancouver in the latest NHL Odds is seen as a value offer. Bettors are expected to take advantage of it as Seattle is about to be sent to another loss.
Score Prediction: Canucks 5, Kraken 2.