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Gamethread: Vancouver Canucks @ Pittsburgh Penguins 10/16/2018

It’s a hockey night in Pittsburgh!

Vancouver Canucks v Pittsburgh Penguins Photo by Matt Kincaid/Getty Images

Did you read the game preview yet? If not, why not - get to it!

Expected lines:

Per Left Wing Lock, here’s how Vancouver looked in practice yesterday post-Petterssen injury:

Sven Baertschi - Bo Horvat - Brock Boeser

Nikolay Goldobin - Adam Gaudette - Loui Eriksson

Antoine Roussel - Brandon Sutter - Jake Virtanen

Tim Schaller - Markus Granlund - Tyler Motte

Alex Edler / Christopher Tanev

Ben Hutton / Erik Gudbranson

Derrick Pouliot / Troy Stecher


Jake Guentzel - Sidney Crosby - Derick Brassard

Carl Hagelin - Evgeni Malkin - Phil Kessel

Bryan Rust - Riley Sheahan - Patric Hornqvist

Dominik Simon - Matt Cullen - Daniel Sprong

Brian Dumoulin / Kris Letang

Jamie Oleksiak / Jack Johnson

Juuso Riikola / Olli Maatta

Casey DeSmith in the net for his 3rd straight start due to playing pretty well in each of the first two games. Matt Murray will once again serve as the backup.