Game 80: Ducks vs Flames

Anaheim (26-48-5) vs Calgary (35-38-5)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Anaheim Ducks are coming off a 3-1 win over the LA Kings. The Ducks were tied with the Kings at one to start the third and pulled away with a pair of goals by Alex Killorn and Trevor Zegras. The Ducks will play the Kings one more time in LA tomorrow.

Yesterday Jakob Silfverberg announced his retirement from the NHL. Tonight will be his last game at Honda Center. He has three games total left with Anaheim. He played 11 seasons with the Ducks registering 354 points (158 G + 196 A) in 769 games. Congrats to Silfverberg and we wish him the best!

Anaheim has gone 3-5-2 in their last 10 games. They are currently in seventh place in the Pacific Division.

By The Numbers:
Goals For: 2.47 (30th)
Goals Against: 3.58 (31st)
Power Play: 17.8% (24th)
Penalty Kill: 72.6% (31st)

Corsi For
Even Strength: 46.60% (26th)
Overall: 45.07% (30th)

Fenwick For
Even Strength: 46.63% (26th)
Overall: 45.10% (31st)

Frank Vatrano leads the team in goal scoring with 33.

Team News/Injury Updates:

Sam Colangelo signed his entry-level deal yesterday and he will make his NHL debut tonight. He wore 66 at practice yesterday, but he is going to wear 64 instead.

Alex Stalock was reassigned to San Diego.

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 four 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
Sam Colangelo – Isac Lundestrom  – Jakob Silfverberg
Ross JohnstonBen Meyers – Brett Leason

Cam FowlerOlen Zellweger
Jackson LaCombeRadko Gudas
Urho VaakanainenGustav Lindstrom

In Net:
John Gibson 13-26-2 GAA 3.48 SV% .890 (Confirmed – Aly Lozoff)

Calgary Outlook 

The Flames lost to the Kings last night 4-1. Calgary got down 3-0 through two periods and were able to only score one time in the third period. The Kings clinched a playoff berth with the win and the Flames have already been eliminated from postseason play.

Calgary has gone 2-8-0 in their last 10 games. They are currently in six place in the Pacific Division.

By The Numbers:
Goals For: 3.01 (20th)
Goals Against: 3.26 (23rd)
Power Play: 17.4% (27th)
Penalty Kill: 80.9% (10th)

Corsi For
Even Strength: 51.19% (12th)
Overall: 51.01% (14th)

Fenwick For
Even Strength: 51.66% (9th)
Overall: 51.51% (11th)

Nazem Kadri leads the team in total points with 68 (26 G + 42 A).

Projected Lineup 

Martin PospisilNazem KadriAndrei Kuzmenko
Yegor SharangovichMikael BacklundMatthew Coronato
Jonathan HuberdeauConnor ZaryAndrew Mangiapane
A.J. GreerKevin RooneyWalker Duehr

MacKenzie WeegarDaniil Miromanov
Nikita Okhotiuk – Rasmus Andersson
Ilya SolovyovBrayden Pachal

In Net
Dustin Wolf 4-7-1 GAA 3.19 SV% .896 (Unconfirmed)

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