Game 46: Anaheim At Columbus

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Anaheim (12-28-5) at Columbus (13-29-2)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Ducks have lost their first two games on the road trip so far. Anaheim nearly beat Pittsburgh in regulation and overtime, but lost in the extra session. The Ducks also lost to the Flyers in regulation. Anaheim is currently on a five game losing streak.

The team has been averaging 2.27 goals per game, but has also been giving up 4.16 against. They are 16.7% efficient with the extra man and 72.1% efficient on the penalty kill. Anaheim also gives up on average 39.0 shots per game which is the most in the league. They average around 30 shots on goal per game(28.9).

Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 36 total points(12 G + 24 A).

Injury News:

Mason McTavish is out with a lower body injury.

Derek Grant (lower-body injury) remains on the IR.

Justin Kirkland was in a car accident recently. He has been released from the hospital and was placed on the IR.

Projected Lineup 

Adam Henrique – Isac Lundestrom –  Troy Terry
Max Comtois – Trevor Zegras  – Ryan Strome
Frank Vatrano – Jayson MegnaJakob Silfverberg
Max Jones – Sam Carrick – Brett Leason

Cam Fowler – Dmitry Kulikov
Simon BenoitJohn Klingberg
Urho Vaakanainen – Kevin Shattenkirk

In Net:
Anthony Stolarz 3-6-0 GAA 3.89 SV% .893 (Confirmed)

Columbus Outlook 

The Blue Jackets are currently on a two game losing streak. Columbus lost 3-1 to New York and then lost 2-1 to Nashville. The Blue Jackets have gone 3-7-0 in their last 10 games and are currently in last place in the Metropolitan Division.

Columbus averages 2.50 goals per game and they give up 3.89 against. They have been 14.4% efficient on the power play and 76.7% efficient on the penalty kill.

Johnny Gaudreau leads the team with 41 total points(12 G + 29 A).

Projected Lineup 

Johnny GaudreauBoone JennerPatrik Laine
Gustav NyquistCole SillingerKirill Marchenko
Kent JohnsonJack RoslovicEmil Bemstrom
Eric RobinsonSean KuralyMathieu Olivier

Vladislav GavrikovAdam Boqvist
Tim BerniErik Gudbranson
Nick BlankenburgAndrew Peeke

In Net
Elvis Merzlikins 5-12-0 GAA 4.44 SV% .869 (Unconfirmed)

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January 18th, 2023


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