Game 36: Vegas At Anaheim

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Vegas (24-12-1) at Anaheim (9-22-4)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Ducks continue their 10 game homestand against the Vegas Golden Knights. Anaheim lost the first two games 4-1 to Minnesota and then 3-2 to Calgary in overtime. This is the second meeting between Anaheim and Vegas this season. The Golden Knights took the first game of the season back on October 28th by a 4-0 final.

The team has been averaging 2.31 goals per game, but has also been giving up 4.11 against. They are 17.0% efficient with the extra man and 69.5% efficient on the penalty kill, both ranking at the bottom of the league. Anaheim also gives up on average 38.1 shots per game which is the most in the league. They average around 30 shots on goal per game(29.1).

Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 29 total points(12 G + 17 A).

Injury News:

Anthony Stolarz has a lower body injury and has been on the IR.

Isac Lundestrom has a fractured finger and will be out for six weeks. He has been placed on the IR.

Derek Grant (lower-body injury) is on the IR.

Max Jones (upper-body injury) is still on the IR.

Roster Moves:

Colton White was placed on a conditioning loan with the Gulls.

Olle Eriksson Ek has been reassigned to San Diego.

Projected Lineup 

Adam HenriqueTrevor Zegras –  Troy Terry
Max Comtois  – Ryan Strome – Jakob Silfverberg
Frank Vatrano – Mason McTavish – Brett Leason
Justin KirklandSam Carrick  – Jayson Megna

Cam Fowler – Dmitry Kulikov
Simon BenoitJohn Klingberg
Urho VaakanainenKevin Shattenkirk

In Net:
John Gibson 5-14-3 GAA 3.99 SV% .896 (Confirmed)

Vegas Outlook 

The Golden Knights played the Los Angeles Kings last night and lost 4-2. The teams battled to a 2-2 twi after two periods of play, but the Kings were able to pull away in the third period. Vegas has gone 5-5-0 in their last 10 games and is in first place in the Pacific Division, ahead of LA by three points.

Vegas averages 3.31 goals per game and they give up 2.78 against. They have been decent on the power play (26.5% efficiency) and their penalty kill(75.3% efficiency).

Chandler Stephenson leads the team with 36 total points(9 G + 27 A).

Projected Lineup (Per Sin Bin Vegas)

Mike Amadio – Chandler StephensonMark Stone
Reilly SmithWilliam KarlssonPhil Kessel
William CarrierNicolas RoyKeegan Kolesar
Jonas RondbjergJake LeschyshynPavel Dorofeyev

Nicolas HagueAlex Pietrangelo
Brayden McNabbDaniil Miromanov
Alec MartinezBrayden Pachal

In Net
Adin Hill 8-3-1 GAA 2.66 SV% .903 (Confirmed)

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December 28th, 2022


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