Game 80: St. Louis At Anaheim

Graphic: Ronald Wray

St. Louis (48-20-11) at Anaheim (30-35-14) 

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Anaheim Outlook

The Anaheim Ducks will face the St. Louis Blues for their final home game this season. Ryan Getzlaf will be playing in his final game in the NHL. It will be an emotional night regardless the outcome of the game. John Gibson will wear a special goalie mask in tribute to Getzlaf.

The Ducks are 21.9% efficient on the power play, which ranks 13th in the league. Their penalty kill is 81.2% efficient, which ranks 11th in the NHL.

Troy Terry leads the team in scoring with 36 goals.

Team News:

Dallas Eakins will return with the Anaheim Ducks next season per multiple reports. The team is picking up the option for him to return for his fourth season as the Head Coach.

Injury/Illness News:

Jakob Silfverberg (lower-body) remains on the IR with a blood clot in his leg and will not return this season.

Max Jones has been skating, but he too will not play in any more games this season.

Projected Lineup:

Adam Henrique – Ryan GetzlafTroy Terry
Sonny MilanoTrevor Zegras – Gerald Mayhew
Dominik Simon  – Isac Lundestrom – Zach Aston-Reese
Max ComtoisSam SteelVinni Lettieri

Cam Fowler  – Jamie Drysdale
Simon BenoitKevin Shattenkirk
Josh MahuraAndrej Sustr

In Net:
John Gibson 18-25-11 GAA 3.16 SV% .905 (Confirmed)

St. Louis Outlook 

The Blues are currently on a two game winning streak and have gone 9-0-1 in their last 10 games. They have already clinched a playoff spot and are tied in terms of points with Minnesota for second place in the Central Division. The Wild do have one game in hand.

St. Louis averages 3.75 goals per game, which ranks 4th in the league. They give up 2.84 goals against on average. On the power play they are 26.6% efficient, which ranks 2nd in the league. They rank 5th in the league on the penalty kill at 84.1% efficiency.

Vladimir Tarasenko leads the team with 33 goals.

Projected Lineup

Pavel BuchnevichRobert ThomasVladimir Tarasenko
Brandon SaadRyan O’ReillyDavid Perron
Alexey ToropchenkoIvan BarbashevJordan Kyrou
Dakota JoshuaLogan BrownNathan Walker

Marco ScandellaColton Parayko
Nick LeddyJustin Faulk
Calle RosenRobert Bortuzzo

In Net
Ville Husso 24-6-6 GAA 2.46 SV% .923 (Unconfirmed)

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April 24th, 2022


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