Game 79: Ducks vs Kings

Graphic: Clutch Points

Anaheim (25-48-5) vs Los Angeles (41-25-11)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Anaheim Ducks are coming a 6-5 shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues. The Ducks rallied twice in the third period down by two goals. They were able to force overtime and earn a point. Leo Carlsson and Frank Vatrano had two goals each. Isac Lundestrom, Alex Killorn, and Trevor Zegras each had two assists.

Anaheim has gone 2-6-2 in their last 10 games. They are currently in seventh place in the Pacific Division.

By The Numbers:
Goals For: 2.46 (30th)
Goals Against: 3.62 (31st)
Power Play: 17.6% (25th)
Penalty Kill: 72.8% (31st)

Corsi For
Even Strength: 46.72% (26th)
Overall: 45.15% (31st)

Fenwick For
Even Strength: 46.75% (26th)
Overall: 45.15% (30th)

Frank Vatrano leads the team in goal scoring with 32.

Team News/Injury Updates:

John Gibson has been out with an upper-body injury. He was on ice for the optional skate this morning, but Alex Stalock will backup Dostal tonight.

Mason McTavish was seen at practice recently wearing a knee brace on his right leg. It appears like his season could be over.

Pavel Mintyukov missed the last three games with a lower-body injury and is listed as day-to-day. He has not been practicing.

Max Jones has been out with an upper-body injury. He has not been practicing.

Projected Lineup 

Alex KillornLeo CarlssonTroy Terry
Frank VatranoTrevor ZegrasRyan Strome
Nikita NesterenkoIsac Lundestrom  – Jakob Silfverberg
Ross JohnstonBen Meyers – Brett Leason

Cam FowlerOlen Zellweger
Jackson LaCombeRadko Gudas
Urho VaakanainenGustav Lindstrom

In Net:
Lukas Dostal 12-22-3 GAA 3.47 SV% .898 (Confirmed – Aly Lozoff)

Los Angeles Outlook 

The Kings are on a three game winning streak. They beat Seattle 5-2, San Jose 2-1, and then Vancouver 6-3. LA has five games left to play this season and two of them are against Anaheim.

Los Angeles has gone 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. They are currently in third place in the Pacific Division.

By The Numbers:
Goals For: 3.12 (16th)
Goals Against: 2.57 (4th)
Power Play: 22.6% (11th)
Penalty Kill: 84.8% (2nd)

Corsi For
Even Strength: 53.58% (4th)
Overall: 52.18% (7th)

Fenwick For
Even Strength: 54.50% (2nd)
Overall: 52.97% (5th)

Adrian Kempe leads the team in total points with 71 (27 G + 44 A).

Projected Lineup 

Quinton ByfieldAnze KopitarAdrian Kempe
Trevor MoorePhillip DanaultViktor Arvidsson
Kevin FialaPierre-Luc DuboisAlex Laferriere
Akil ThomasBlake LizotteTrevor Lewis

Michael AndersonDrew Doughty
Vladislav GavrikovMatt Roy
Andreas EnglundJordan Spence

In Net
Cam Talbot 25-18-6 GAA 2.48 SV% .916 (Confirmed – Phil Hulett)

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