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Game 44: Ducks Host Stars
By Michael Walters
Dallas(25-14-4) at Anaheim(17-21-5)
Pregame Show: DucksNPucks Podcast
TV: 7 PM PT/10 PM ET, Fox Sports West
Radio & Post Game Show: KLAA AM 830
The Anaheim Ducks finish their three-game homestand tonight against the Dallas Stars. The Ducks have gone 1-1-0 in the first two games at home. Anaheim earned an exciting 5-4 shootout victory over the Nashville Predators and then lost 4-3 to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Ducks will honor Corey Perry and Andrew Cogliano tonight with two separate video tributes during the first period. Even though Perry won’t be able to play due to his suspension, he will be present with the team.
Jakob Silfverberg leads the team with 15 goals.
John Gibson 13-16-3, GAA 2.95, SV% .906 (Unconfirmed)
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The Stars are coming off a 2-1 win last night over the Los Angeles Kings. LA scored first, but Dallas scored twice in just under a minute of playing time to take the lead for good at 2-1. Dallas is on a five-game winning streak and has gone 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. They are currently tied for second in the Central Division.
Dallas averages 2.67 goals per game and gives up 2.40 against. Their power play is 18.6% efficient and their penalty kill is 83.1% efficient, which is 5th best in the NHL.
Roope Hintz leads the team in scoring with 14 goals.
The Stars will be without Perry tonight as he was suspended five games for his hit on Ryan Ellis at the Winter Classic.
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January 9th, 2019