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St. Louis Blues vs. Vancouver Canucks NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 3/30/2022

The St. Louis Blues takes on the Vancouver Canucks on 3/30/2022 at 09:00 PM.

St. Louis Blues and Vancouver Canucks face off today. The St. Louis Blues has a record of 36.0-20.0 this season. The Vancouver Canucks is 32.0-27.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

St. Louis Blues Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force St. Louis Blues into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.63%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.4 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

St. Louis Blues Team Offense Preview

They score 2.6 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season and that places them among the worst at getting power play opportunities. This means that they score on 25.79% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 30.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and their shot quality is rather decent.

Vancouver Canucks Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.8 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this needs to be brought down. Opponents force Vancouver Canucks into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 72.77%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 31.9 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Vancouver Canucks Team Offense Preview




They score 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.1 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 21.63% of their shots on the power play.

They take 32.3 shots per game regardless of situation and they are among the least efficient shooting teams in the NHL so far this season.

The St. Louis Blues Roster

The Players to Watch for St. Louis Blues

Colton Parayko D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 25 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Justin Faulk D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 31.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 29 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Torey Krug D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 24.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 27 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 35 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Vancouver Canucks Roster

The Players to Watch for Vancouver Canucks

Quinn Hughes D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 8.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 48 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 53 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 3.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tyler Myers D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 11.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 14 assists this season. This puts him at 15 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 0.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 15 assists this season. This puts him at 19 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 2.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

St. Louis Blues vs. Vancouver Canucks Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: St. Louis Blues 3 Vancouver Canucks 2

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