CONNECT!
  • PODCAST
  • ITUNES

SIGN UP FOR
OUR NEWS LETTER

MAKE A DONATION

DONATE

Game 27: Ducks Visit Florida

Graphic: Puckinghockey.com

By Michael Walters

Anaheim Ducks(11-10-5) @ Florida Panthers(9-9-4)

Pregame Show: DucksNPucks Podcast

TV: 4 PM PT/7 PM ET, Fox Sports West

Radio: KLAA AM 830

Post Game Show: Duck Calls with Josh Brewster AM 830

Anaheim Outlook

The Ducks played last night and behind a solid performance in net by Ryan Miller, beat the Lightning 3-1. Anaheim got goals from Josh Manson, Nick Ritchie, and Carter Rowney to help earn the two points. Anaheim is currently tied for third place in the Pacific Division and sit two points out of first place.

Pontus AbergRyan Getzlaf, and Adam Henrique lead the team with six goals. Jakob Silfverberg has five goals. Getzlaf leads the team with 17 total points(6 G + 11 A).

Injury News

Hampus Lindholm(lower-body), Patrick Eaves(back), and Cam Fowler(face) are all still on the IR. Fowler had surgery a week ago Friday for his injured cheek. There hasn’t been an official word on how long he will be out, but it could be 1-2 months. Corey Perry(knee) and Korbinian Holzer(wrist) are on the long-term injury list. Carter Rowney was activated off the IR yesterday and played in the game against Tampa Bay.

Roster Moves

Max Comtois was sent back to his junior team in Drummondville.

Projected Lineup

Offense
Rickard Rakell – Ryan Getzlaf – Jakob Silfverberg
Andrew Cogliano – Ryan Kesler – Kiefer Sherwood
Nick Ritchie  – Adam Henrique – Ondrej Kase
Ben StreetCarter Rowney – Pontus Aberg

Defense
Jacob Larsson – Josh Manson
Brandon Montour – Andrej Sustr
Marcus Pettersson – Jake Dotchin

In Net
John Gibson, 8-8-4 GAA 2.57 SV% .926(Probable)

Florida Outlook

The Panthers were recently on a three-game losing streak but did win their last contest against the New Jersey Devils. Florida can put some points during a game, averaging 3.27 goals per contest, but they also give up 3.59 against which is second worst in the league. Another concern for the Panthers is their penalty kill which is 75.7% efficient, ranked 26th in the league.

Mike Hoffman leads the team with 12 goals and total points(23). Evgeni Dadonov has 9 goals.

Projected Lineup

Offense
Evgeni Dadonov – Aleksander BarkovMike Hoffman
Jonathan HuberdeauNick BjugstadFrank Vatrano
Dryden HuntJared McCannTroy Brouwer
Micheal HaleyJuho LammikkoColton Sceviour

Defense
Michael Matheson – Aaron Ekblad
Keith YandleMark Pysyk
Bogdan KiselevichMacKenzie Weegar

In Net
James Reimer, 4-5-2 GAA 3.38 SV% .895(Probable)

Related Articles:

Consistently Inconsistent

Comtois Headed To Drummondville

Ducks To Remain In Anaheim

Not My Head Coach?

Heartbreak Center

The Ducks Don’t Deserve Gibson

Check out our latest podcast episode below or visit: DucksNPucks Podcast

Want to start your sports media career? Then Join The Puck Network!

DucksNPucks is part of The Puck Network, which covers the entire NHL. There are openings to cover your favorite team(s) and earn school credits! If you are interested, then apply by filling out the form here: Join Our Team. What are you waiting for? Start your sports media career TODAY!

November 28th, 2018

PICK A TEAM

chigago blackhawks

Chi-Town Hawks

anaheim ducks

Ducks N Pucks

boston bruins

Bruin Strong

carolina hurricanes

Carolina Caniacs

colorado avalanche

Denver Avs

arizona coyotes

Coyotes Howl

Buffalo sabres

Sabres Den

columbus blue jackets

Blue Jacket Army

dallas stars

Shootout Stars

calgary flames

Fierce Flames

detroit red wings

Red Wings Town

new york islanders

Long island Pucks

minnesota wild

Rink Wild

edmonton oilers

Ice Oilers

florida panthers

Roaring Panthers

new york rangers

Fighting Rangers

nashville predators

Preds N Pucks

los angeles kings

LA Royalty

montreal canadiens

Hockey Habs

new jersey devils

Puck Devils

st.louis blues

Break Away Blues

san jose sharks

Bay Sharks

ottawa senators

Slap Shot Sens

philadelphia flyers

Furious Flyers

winnipeg jets

High Flying Jets

vancouver canucks

Canucks N Pucks

tampa bay lightning

Bay Bolts

pittsburgh

Pens N Pucks

toronto maple Leafs

Just Leafs

washington capitals

Capital Pucks