Game 82: Anaheim At Dallas

Graphic: Ronald Wray

Anaheim (31-36-14) at Dallas (45-30-6)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Anaheim Ducks will finish up the season in Dallas against the Stars. They will be playing for pride tonight since they won’t be going to the playoffs. Some players will be getting more ice time tonight with Ryan Getzlaf retired and Cam Fowler out since his wife is due soon.

The Ducks are 22.0% efficient on the power play, which is tied for 12th in the league. Their penalty kill is 81.1% efficient, which ranks 10th 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:

Dominik Simon – Adam Henrique – Troy Terry
Sonny MilanoTrevor Zegras – Buddy Robinson
Zach Aston-Reese – Isac Lundestrom – Hunter Drew
Max ComtoisSam Steel – Vinni Lettieri

Urho VaakanainenJamie Drysdale
Josh Mahura – Kevin Shattenkirk
Simon Benoit – Andrej Sustr

In Net:
John Gibson 18-26-11 GAA 3.21 SV% .904 (Confirmed)

Dallas Outlook 

The Stars are on their way to the playoffs as a wildcard team. They are currently the second wildcard team and could leap past Nashville depending on what happes in both their games tonight. Dallas lost their last game in overtime against Arizona. They have gone 5-3-2 in their last 10 games.

Dallas averages 2.83 goals per game, which ranks 21st in the league. They give up 2.99 goals against on average. On the power play they are 22.2% efficient, which ranks 11th in the league. They are 19th in the league on the penalty kill at 78.9% efficiency.

Jason Robertson leads the team with 40 goals.

Projected Lineup

Jason RobertsonRoope HintzJoe Pavelski
Jamie BennTyler SeguinDenis Gurianov
Michael Raffle – Radek FaksaLuke Glendening
Jacob PetersonVladislav NamestnikovAlexander Radulov

Ryan SuterMiro Heiskanen
Esa LindellJani Hakanpaa
Thomas HarleyJohn Klingberg

In Net
Jake Oettinger 29-15-1 GAA 2.54 SV% .915 (Unconfirmed)

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April 29th, 2022


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