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Game 40: San Jose At Anaheim
San Jose (12-20-7) at Anaheim (11-24-4)
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TV: 7 PM PT, ESPN+/Hulu
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The Ducks are coming off a 2-0 shutout win over the Dallas Stars. Anaheim was able to score twice in the first period and that’s all they needed to earn the victory. John Gibson played stellar in net stopping all 35 shots on goal. The Ducks have earned wins against quality opponents like Vegas and Dallas recently, then also got blown out by Nashville and Philadelphia.
The team has been averaging 2.23 goals per game, but has also been giving up 4.00 against. They are 16.1% efficient with the extra man and 71.3% efficient on the penalty kill, both ranking at the bottom of the league. Anaheim also gives up on average 38.3 shots per game which is the most in the league. They average around 30 shots on goal per game(28.9).
Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 32 total points(12 G + 20 A).
Derek Grant (lower-body injury) remains on the IR.
Max Jones (upper-body injury) is still on the IR.
Nathan Beaulieu was reassigned to San Diego on a conditioning loan.
Anthony Stolarz 2-5-0 GAA 4.02 SV% .886
San Jose Outlook
The Sharks are coming off a 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. San Jose had lost their three previous games in a row. The Sharks have gone 4-4-2 in their last 10 games and are currently in 7th place in the Pacific Division.
San Jose averages 3.05 goals per game and they give up 3.64 against. They have been 21.6% efficient on the power play and 84.1% efficient on the penalty kill.
Erik Karlsson leads the team with 53 total points(13 G + 40 A).
Projected Lineup (per Sheng Peng)
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January 6th, 2023