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Game 7: Winnipeg At Anaheim
Winnipeg(2-2-1) at Anaheim(2-3-1)
Pregame Show: DucksNPucks Podcast
TV: 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM ET, Bally Sports West
Radio & Post Game Show: KLAA AM 830
The Ducks will square off with the Jets for the third time this month. In Anaheim’s season opener they grounded the Jets with a 4-1 victory. In the second matchup in Winnipeg, the Jets won 5-1. This will be the final meeting between these teams this season.
Anaheim has scored sixth goals in 18 power play attempts, which is good for 33%. The Ducks have also played well on the penalty kill with a 84% efficiency.
The Ducks have struggled with their 5-on-5 play however. Their Corsi For(CF%) is 43.84% and Fewick For(FF%) is 44.21%. Excluding the game against Edmonton, Anaheim has six even strength goals in the other five games.
Rickard Rakell leads the team in scoring with four goals.
Mason McTavish(lower-body) received a hard check along the boards during the second period against Calgary and did not return in the game. He was placed on the IR.
Max Jones(upper body) left the game early in the third period against Calgary as he appeared to be favoring his left arm while being engaged in front of the net. He was also placed on the IR. He will need surgery tomorrow to repair a pectoralis major tendon tear and will be out for 4-6 months.
Adam Henrique – Trevor Zegras – Rickard Rakell
Max Comtois – Ryan Getzlaf – Troy Terry
Sonny Milano – Isac Lundestrom – Jakob Silfverberg
Nicolas Deslauriers – Benoit-Olivier Groulx – Sam Carrick
The Jets beat the Ducks in their last meeting 5-1. It was a close contest, but Winnipeg was able to pull away in the third period. The Jets are 1-1-0 against the Ducks this season.
Winnipeg is coming off a wild win against Nashville. The Predators scored first, but the Jets scored four of the next five goals to take a 4-2 lead after two periods. Nashville pulled within one goal in the third period, but Winnipeg scored two more times to take a 6-3 lead and eventually won 6-4.
The Jets have been averaging 4.00 goals per game, but they have giving up 3.87 against. Their power play is 26.3% efficient, but their penalty kill is 54.6% efficient, which ranks 31st in the league.
Kyle Connor leads the team in scoring with six goals.
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October 24th, 2021