Game 72: Ducks At Kraken

Anaheim (24-43-4) At Seattle (28-29-13)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Anaheim Ducks are coming off a 3-2 overtime loss to Tampa Bay. Anaheim got on the board with Ross Johnston‘s first goal as a Duck to take a 1-0 lead. The Lightning scored twice to take a 2-1 lead after two periods. The Ducks responded with a goal by Pavel Mintyukov to tie things up in the third period. The game would need overtime and a costly turnover led to the game winning goal by Tampa Bay.

Anaheim has gone 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. They are currently in seventh place in the Pacific Division.

By The Numbers:
Goals For: 2.48 (30th)
Goals Against: 3.58 (28th)
Power Play: 17.8% (Tied For 23rd)
Penalty Kill: 73.6% (30th)

Corsi For
Even Strength: 46.65% (26th)
Overall: 45.29% (31st)

Fenwick For
Even Strength: 46.62% (26th)
Overall: 45.19% (31st)

Frank Vatrano leads the team in goal scoring with 30.

Team News/Injury Updates:

Trevor Zegras will play tonight and is set to start on the third line.

Alex Stalock was reassigned to San Diego. John Gibson missed Sunday’s game for personal reasons, but he is available to start tonight.

Radko Gudas (upper-body injury) is listed as day-to-day, but did not travel with the team.

Max Jones is out tonight with an upper-body injury

Brock McGinn had successful back surgery and his expected recovery time is four months.

Projected Lineup 

Alex KillornLeo CarlssonTroy Terry
Frank VatranoMason McTavishRyan Strome
Isac LundestromTrevor ZegrasBrett Leason
Ross JohnstonBen MeyersJakob Silfverberg

Cam FowlerOlen Zellweger
Pavel Mintyukov  – Jackson LaCombe
William LagessonGustav Lindstrom

In Net:
John Gibson 13-24-1 GAA 3.40 SV% .891 (Confirmed)

Seattle Outlook 

The Kraken are coming off a 5-1 loss to Montreal. They will face the Ducks for the next two home games in an odd bit of scheduling and then finish the homestand off against Dallas.

Seattle has gone 2-6-2 in their last 10 games. They are in sixth place in the Pacific Division.

By The Numbers:
Goals For: 2.60 (29th)
Goals Against: 2.89 (8th)
Power Play: 20.7% (19th)
Penalty Kill: 79.5% (16th)

Corsi For
Even Strength: 51.08% (11th)
Overall: 50.58% (17th)

Fenwick For
Even Strength:  49.46% (20th)
Overall:  49.10% (21st)

Jared McCann leads the team in total points with 54 (27 G + 27 A).

Projected Lineup 

Eeli TolvanenMatthew BeniersOliver Bjorkstrand
Jaden SchwartzJared McCannJordan Eberle
Brandon TanevYanni GourdeAndre Burakovsky
Tye Kartye – Logan Morrison – Ryan Winterton

Brian DumoulinJustin Schultz
Jamie OleksiakWilliam Borgen
Gustav OlofssonAdam Larsson

In Net
Joey Daccord 17-15-11 GAA 2.48 SV% .917 (Confirmed)

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March 26th, 2024


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