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Canucks: No, the Wild aren’t a favourable matchup

VANCOUVER, BC - DECEMBER 4: Jonas Brodin #25 of the Minnesota Wild and Brock Boeser #6 of the Vancouver Canucks stand in front of Devan Dubnyk #40 of the Minnesota Wild during their NHL game at Rogers Arena December 4, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)"n

The Vancouver Canucks look like the much better team on paper, but the Minnesota Wild will pose a serious threat here.

On Tuesday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman revealed the 24-team playoff format for when the league resumes its 2019-20 season, with the Vancouver Canucks drawing the Minnesota Wild in the qualifying round.