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  • Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks predictions
  • Key players: J.T. Miller (expected goal) and Arturs Silovs (critical performance needed).
  • Vancouver's home-ice advantage and strong recent form against Edmonton highlighted.
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Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks NHL Ice Hockey Betting Tips


Vancouver will overcome injury and get their first Game 7 win since beating Chicago in the 2011 playoffs, defying the odds as the heavy underdog and progressing to the Western Conference Final.
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Brock Boeser is a huge loss for the Canucks in this game, however, it may be a blessing in disguise giving the Vancouver attack a new look that the Oilers have not seen yet. I expect that if the Canucks are going to get up in this game J.T Miller is going to be the guy that stands up clutch for the home team. 

Vancouver have been strong against Edmonton at Rogers Place this season and the home-ice advantage will play a big role in getting the Canucks through this matchup and denying the Oilers progression. Arturs Silovs is going to have to have a big night in net for Vancouver with a big performance here possibly sealing his starting role for the 2024-25 season. 

The Canucks will get the upset and J.T Miller will score.

  • The Canucks have won 4 of their past 5 games at home against the Oilers
  • There has not been a power play goal scored by either team in the past 2 matches.
  • JT Miller has scored a goal in 2 of 3 games at Rogers Arena in this series.

Head to Head 


2023-24 Playoff Results
May 18, 2024 EDM 5 - VAN 1
May 16, 2024 VAN 3 - EDM 2
May 14, 2024 EDM 3 - VAN 2
May 12, 2024 EDM 3 - VAN 4
May 10, 2024 VAN 3 - EDM 4 (OT)
May 08, 2024 VAN 5 - EDM 4

2023-24 Season Series
Vancouver won the series 4-0.

Edmonton Oilers Form


The Oilers made no mistake at home to force this game to a decider in Vancouver,  thrashing the Canucks 5-1 on Saturday night in the U.S. 

Vancouver had no answers for the top guys of Edmonton in Game 6 with McDavid, Bouchard and Nugent-Hopkins all recording 3 points with Draisaitl also getting a couple of assists.

Edmonton have been working both of their goalies over the past few games and it has paid dividends with Stuart Skinner recording his best save percentage of the series in Game 6 after being rested for games 4 and 5. Skinner made 14 saves letting in just 1 goal to hold a .933 save percentage in the match.

Edmonton Oilers Team News


Adam Henrique is still out and will miss the game.

Vancouver Canucks Form


Vancouver had no offence at all really in Game 6, taking just 15 shots all game, which is the lowest amount they have recorded in all 10 games against the Oilers this season. 

At the other end of the ice, the Canucks gave up plenty of quality scoring chances which resulted in Arturs Silovs having a tough night in the net making 22 saves on 27 shots, recording a save percentage of just .815.

Vancouver Canucks Team News


Brock Boeser has a blood-clotting issue and is not expected to play. 

Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks Frequently Asked Questions

What time does Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks start?

Puck-Drop between Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks is at 11:00 AEDT, Tuesday, May 21

What channel is Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks on?

You can watch Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks on ESPN via Kayo and Foxtel.

Verdict

J.T Miller will score a goal and help the Canucks progress to the Western Conference Final
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