Frank's NHL Dice Roll-1/30
Kaapo Kahkonen has been named the starter for the Wild tonight. Although he is 3-2 this year with a .917 save%, he has not faced any offensive scoring powerhouse like the Avalanche. Colorado's top two lines are easily top five in the league, and Nathan MacKinnon is matchup proof. Colorado is also lethal on the power play. Since only four teams have spent more time in the penalty box than Minnesota, the Avalanche should have plenty of chances. Colorado hasn't shied away from taking penalties this season either, ranking ninth worst.
Both of these teams have been finding the back of the net with ease of late. Vancouver just swept three games from Ottawa, scoring 16 goals in the process. Not to be outdone, Winnipeg's last three games have all gone over the posted total. In addition, the Canucks have seen at least seven goals scored in each of their Saturday games so far this season. Not only have the Canucks given up an average of 3.6 goals a game, but the Jets average 4 goals a game at home.
Best of luck and enjoy the full NHL schedule today.
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