Game 42: Ducks Host Oilers

Graphic: NHL

By Michael Walters

Anaheim Ducks(19-16-7) vs Edmonton Oilers (19-19-3)

Pregame Show: DucksNPucks Podcast

TV: 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET, Fox Sports West

Radio: KLAA AM 830

Post Game Show: Duck Calls with Josh Brewster AM 830

Anaheim Outlook

The Anaheim Ducks faced the Vegas Golden Knights and lost 3-2 in regulation. The Ducks losing streak has now reached seven games(0-5-2). Anaheim is currently holding down fourth place in the Pacific Division. Anaheim could get a boost tonight if Cam Fowler and/or Rickard Rakell play. Both have been practicing and are close to returning.

Pontus Aberg and Ondrej Kase both lead the team with 11 goals. Ryan Getzlaf has nine goals and leads the team with 29 total points(9 G + 20 A).

Injury News

Rickard Rakell and Cam Fowler both have been practicing with the team for the past couple of days.

Corey Perry has been working out, but not skating yet.

For more visit: Fowler and Rakell To Return Soon?

Roster Moves

Korbinian Holzer cleared waivers yesterday and will likely be assigned to San Diego.

Isac Lundestrom has returned to Sweden to finish the season.

Projected Lineup

Pontus Aberg – Ryan Getzlaf – Ondrej Kase
Andrew Cogliano – Ryan Kesler – Jakob Silfverberg
Nick Ritchie  – Adam Henrique – Daniel Sprong
Brian GibbonsCarter Rowney – Kiefer Sherwood

Jacob Larsson – Josh Manson
Brandon Montour – Hampus Lindholm
Joshua MahuraAndy Welinski

In Net
John Gibson 15-12-6 GAA 2.60 SV% .925(Unconfirmed)

Edmonton Outlook

The Oilers played the Kings last night and were blanked 4-0. The Kings dropped three goals on the Oilers in the opening period and never looked back. Edmonton was only able to manage 16 shots on goal in the contest. The Oilers are 2-7-1 in their last ten games and are in sixth place in the Pacific Division. Edmonton has been averaging 2.78 goals a game, but they are giving up 3.20 against per game which is the ninth highest in the league.

McDavid leads the team with 61 total points(23 G + 38 A). Draisailt is second with 51 points(22 G + 29 A).

Projected Lineup

Leon DraisaitlConnor McDavidZack Kassian
Tobias RiederRyan Nugent-HopkinsAlex Chiasson
Milan LucicJujhar KhairaJesse Puljujarvi
Joseph GambardellaKyle BrodziakTy Rattie

Darnell NurseAdam Larsson
Caleb JonesAlexander Petrovic
Brandon ManningKevin Gravel

In Net
Mikko Koskinen 12-8-1, GAA 2.64, SV% .915(Unconfirmed)

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January 6th, 2019


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