Game 14: Anaheim At Vancouver

Graphic: Ronald Wray

Anaheim(6-4-3) at Vancouver(5-6-1)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Ducks are on a roll winning their last four games in a row. They beat Montreal, New Jersey, Arizona, and St. Louis. They outscored their opponents 15-4 during that time span. This is the longest winning streak the Ducks have had with Dallas Eakins as the head coach.

John Gibson was named the third star of the week in the NHL. He went 2-0-0 with a 0.50 GAA and .984 SV%. He also had one shutout.

Anaheim continues to thrive on special teams. The Ducks are 27.3% efficient on the power play, which ranks 6th in the league. Their penalty kill is 85.0% efficient, which ranks 9th in the NHL.

Troy Terry leads the team in scoring with eight goals and has a league leading 11 game point streak.

Roster Moves:

Vinni Lettieri was reassigned to San Diego.

Injury News:

Jakob Silfverberg has been in the NHL COVID protocol for about a week.

Rickard Rakell left the game against Buffalo holding his left arm and didn’t finish the game. He was placed on the IR with a shoulder injury and is considered week-to-week.

Max Jones(upper body) left the game early in the third period against Calgary as he appeared to be favoring his left arm while being engaged in front of the net. He was also placed on the IR. He had surgery to repair a pectoralis major tendon tear and will be out for 4-6 months.

Projected Lineup:

Adam HenriqueRyan GetzlafTroy Terry
Nicolas DeslauriersTrevor Zegras – Sonny Milano
Mason McTavish – Isac LundestromMax Comtois
Derek Grant – Benoit-Olivier Groulx – Sam Carrick

Hampus Lindholm – Jamie Drysdale
Cam FowlerJosh Manson
Simon BenoitKevin Shattenkirk

In Net:
John Gibson 5-2-2 GAA 2.40 SV% .923(Confirmed)

Vancouver Outlook

The Canucks have been playing with mixed results this season as they are just under a 500 record. They are coming off wild 6-3 win over the Dallas Stars. The Canucks got down 1-0, but then dropped 4 goals in the second period. The Stars did make it a 4-3 game early in the third period, but the Canucks pulled away eventually with two more goals.

Their special teams have been subpar. They convert the power play 18.4% of the time, which is 20th in the league. And on the penalty kill they are 63.9% efficient, which is dead last in the league.

J.T. Miller and Bo Horvat lead the team in scoring each with five goals.

Projected Lineup 

J.T. MillerElias PetterssonBrock Boeser
Tanner PearsonBo HorvatNils Hoglander
Vasily PodkolzinJason DickinsonConor Garland
Justin BaileyJuho LammikkoJustin Dowling

Oliver Ekman-LarssonTyler Myers
Quinn HughesTucker Poolman
Kyle BurroughsTravis Hamonic

Jaroslav Halak 5-4-1, GAA 2.07, SV% .917 (Confirmed)

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November 9th, 2021


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