The Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins close out the NHL's opening night on Thursday with a late-night, nationally televised matchup. The Canucks came ever-so-close to winning the Stanley Cup last season, falling to the Boston Bruins in the decisive Game 7 in front of a capacity crowd. Thursday brings a fresh start for Vancouver, and what should be a raucous crowd to usher in the new season of hockey.
Here's Thursday night's game information.
Game time: The Canucks and Penguins close out opening night with a 10 p.m. EDT matchup.
Location: The Canucks return to the scene of the crime -- Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals -- to play host to the Penguins at Rogers Arena
TV information: Coverage of the nightcap can be found nationally on Versus.
Odds: Vancouver is favored in Thursday night's matchup, with a moneyline currently at -165. The Penguins' moneyline is at +135.
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