by Tony on 11/22/08 at 11:59 AM ET
Canucks at Penguins, 2PM ET, Mellon Arena
Canucks, 12-6-2, 26 pts, 3rd in Western Conference
Penguins, 12-4-3, 27 pts., 4th in Eastern Conference
Season series: 1st meeting
Last game vs. Thrashers: Penguins def. Canucks, 2-1 (SO), Dec. 8th, 2007.
Special teams rankings:
Powerplay: Penguins 19.1% (14th), Canucks 17.0% (18th)
Penalty Kill: Penguins 84.0% (10th), Canucks 80.4% (20th)
Probably goaltender rankings:
SV%: Penguins - Dany Sabourin .940 (n/a), Canucks - Roberto Luongo .928 (T-6th)
GAA: Penguins - Dany Sabourin 1.59 (n/a), Canucks - Roberto Luongo 2.18 (9th)
- Matt Cooke faces his former team of nine seasons today. It’s the first time he’ll face the Canucks.
- Tyler Kennedy leads the Pens in plus/minus with a +7.
- Mike Zigomanis’ NHL-leading faceoff percentage is now 64.9%.
- The Penguins’ 12-4-3 record is their best since the 1992-1993 season.
- A sellout today will be the 77th consecutive.
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