Game 51: Anaheim At Dallas

Anaheim (16-29-5) at Dallas (28-13-10)

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Anaheim Outlook

The Ducks headed into the All-Star Break riding a three game winning streak. Anaheim beat Arizona twice and the Colorado Avalanche once. The last game provided some fireworks as Trevor Zegras and Troy Stecher got into a war of words. In the end, Zegras would have the final say as he scored the game winning goal in overtime to give the Ducks a 2-1 win.

The team has been averaging 2.44 goals per game, but has also been giving up 4.06 against. They are 15.9% efficient with the extra man and 72.4% efficient on the penalty kill, both ranking at the bottom of the league. Anaheim also gives up on average 38.8 shots per game which is the most in the league. They average around 30 shots on goal per game(29.8).

Trevor Zegras leads the Ducks with 42 total points(18 G + 24 A).

Injury News:

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

Urho Vaakanainen (lower-body injury) has been placed on the IR.

Projected Lineup 

Adam Henrique – Trevor Zegras  – Troy Terry
Frank Vatrano – Mason McTavish – Max Jones
Ryan Strome – Isac Lundestrom – Jakob Silfverberg
Max Comtois – Jayson Megna – Sam Carrick

Cam Fowler – Dmitry Kulikov
Nathan Beaulieu – John Klingberg
Simon BenoitKevin Shattenkirk

In Net:
John Gibson 10-20-4 GAA 3.96 SV% .898 (Confirmed)

Dallas Outlook 

The Stars are on a three game losing streak with all the losses coming in OT and by the same final of 3-2. Dallas lost to Buffalo, Carolina, and New Jersey. The Stars have gone 4-2-4 in their last 10 games and are still in first place in the Central Division with Winnipeg a point behind them.

Dallas averages 3.37 goals per game and they give up 2.57 against. They have been 25.8% efficient on the power play and 84.0% efficient on the penalty kill.

Jason Robertson leads the team with 66 total points(33 G + 33 A).

Projected Lineup 

Jason RobertsonRoope HintzJoe Pavelski
Joel KivirantaTy DellandreaTyler Seguin
Jamie BennWyatt JohnstonMason Marchment
Frederik OlofssonRadek FaksaLuke Glendening

Miro HeiskanenNils Lundkvist
Ryan SuterColin Miller
Esa LindellJani Hakanpaa

In Net
Jake Oettinger 21-7-7 GAA 2.26 SV% .923 (Confirmed)

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February 6th, 2023


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