Game 61: Chicago At Anaheim

Chicago (21-32-5) At Anaheim (19-34-7)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Ducks are currently on a two game winning streak. They beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 and then followed that up with a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. John Gibson was a large part for the Ducks wins as he stopped 92 shots out of 96 he faced in those two games. The Ducks also got back Troy Terry, who scored a goal in both contests.

The team has been averaging 2.48 goals per game, but has also been giving up 4.12 against. They are 15.7% efficient with the extra man and 73.3% efficient on the penalty kill, both ranking at the bottom of the league. Anaheim also gives up on average 39.8. shots per game which is the most in the league. They average 29.1 shots on goal.

Trevor Zegras leads the Ducks with 50 total points(19 G + 31 A).

Injury News:

Adam Henrique was placed on the IR. He is listed as week-to-week.

Urho Vaakanainen (lower-body injury) remains on the IR.

Projected Lineup 

Trevor Zegras  – Ryan StromeTroy Terry
Max Jones – Mason McTavish – Jakob Silfverberg
Frank Vatrano – Isac Lundestrom – Brett Leason
Max ComtoisDerek Grant – Sam Carrick

Cam Fowler – Dmitry Kulikov
Nathan BeaulieuColton White
Simon Benoit  – Kevin Shattenkirk

In Net:
John Gibson 12-23-6 GAA 3.96 SV% .902 (Unconfirmed)

Chicago Outlook 

The Blackhawks are currently on a five game winning streak. They have gone 6-3-1 in their last 10 games and are still in last place in the Central Division. They are just two points ahead of Anaheim. It looks like the top three draft picks could be going to Anaheim, Chicago, and Columbus.

Chicago averages 2.50 goals per game and they give up 3.57 against. They have been 17.3% efficient on the power play and 76.3% efficient on the penalty kill.

Max Domi leads the team in goals with 47 points(18 G + 29 A)

Projected Lineup 

Philipp KurashevMax DomiAndreas Athanasiou
Tyler JohnsonCole GuttmanTaylor Raddysh
Colin BlackwellJason DickinsonDave Gust
Boris KatchoukBrett SeneyIsaak Phillips

Jake McCabeSeth Jones
Andreas EnglundConnor Murphy
Caleb JonesIan Mitchell

In Net
Alex Stalock 6-6-1 GAA 2.70 SV% .918 (Unconfirmed)

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February 27th, 2023


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