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Game 40: Anaheim at Minnesota
Anaheim(19-13-7) at Minnesota(21-10-1)
Pregame Show: DucksNPucks Podcast
TV: 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET, Bally Sports West
Radio & Post Game Show: KLAA AM 830
The Ducks are coming off 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Anaheim got down 2-0 and Jakob Silfverberg scored, but that was the only goal the Ducks would get. Anaheim dropped both meetings against Pittsburgh this season.
Anaheim continues to thrive on special teams. The Ducks are 26.7% efficient on the power play, which ranks 5th in the league. Their penalty kill is 85.3% efficient, which is tied for 4th in the NHL.
Troy Terry leads the team in scoring with 22 goals.
Brendan Guhle was recalled to the Ducks.
Lukas Dostal and Benoit Olivier-Groulx were assigned to the taxi squad.
John Gibson is also still in the COVID protocol and not with the team in Minnesota.
Josh Mahura remains on the IR with an upper-body injury. He has resumed skating.
Adam Henrique has an lower-body injury and remains on the IR. He has been skating on his own, but the timeline for his return is unknown.
Max Jones had surgery to repair a pectoralis major tendon tear and will be out for 4-6 months.
The Wild are on a two game winning streak. They beat Boston 3-2 and Washington 3-2 in a shootout. Minnesota hasn’t played since last Saturday because they games against Winnipeg and Edmonton were postponed.
Minnesota averages 3.58 goals per game, which is 3rd best in the league. They give up 3.03 goals against on average. On the power play they are 17.3% efficient, which ranks 23rd in the league. They are 17th in the league on the penalty kill at 79.8% efficiency.
Ryan Hartman leads the team in scoring with 15 goals.
Kaapo Kahkonen 6-2-1 GAA 2.51 SV% .915 (Confirmed)
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January 14th, 2022