Game 7: Winnipeg At Anaheim

Graphic: Ronald Wray

Winnipeg(2-2-1) at Anaheim(2-3-1)

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Anaheim Outlook

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.

Roster Moves:

Sam Carrick and Sonny Milano were reassigned to San Diego yesterday, but then recalled. It appears these were paper transitions.

Alexander Volkov was placed on unconditional waivers for purpose of termination. The Ducks parted ways with Volkov, who might seek a contract in the KHL.

Injury News:

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.

Projected Lineup:

Adam HenriqueTrevor ZegrasRickard Rakell
Max Comtois – Ryan GetzlafTroy Terry
Sonny MilanoIsac LundestromJakob Silfverberg
Nicolas DeslauriersBenoit-Olivier GroulxSam Carrick

Hampus Lindholm – Jamie Drysdale
Cam FowlerJosh Manson
Sam Benoit – Kevin Shattenkirk

In Net:
John Gibson 2-1-1 GAA 2.67 SV% .921 (Confirmed)

Winnipeg Outlook

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.

Projected Lineup 

Paul StastnyAndrew CoppBNikolaj Ehlers
Kyle Connor  – Pierre-Luc DuboisEvgeny Svechnikov
Jansen Harkins – Adam LowryKristian Vesalainen
Riley Nash – Dominic Toninato

Josh Morrissey – Nate Schmidt
Brenden Dillon – Neal Pionk
Logan Stanley – Dylan DeMelo
Nathan Beaulieu

Connor Hellebuyck 2-2-1, GAA 3.80, SV% .886 (Confirmed)

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October 24th, 2021


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