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Game 15: Ducks At Predators
By Michael Walters
Anaheim (8-6-0) at Nashville (5-9-0)
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The Ducks concluded their homestand with a 4-1 win over the San Jose Sharks. Frank Vatrano led the way with two goals. Mason McTavish and Radko Gudas also scored in the contest. Anaheim will hit the road for a brief back-to-back road trip with the first stop in Nashville tonight.
Anaheim has gone 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. They are currently in fourth place in the Pacific Division.
By The Numbers:
Goals For: 3.14 (Tied for 18th)
Goals Against: 2.93 (11th)
Power Play: 22.4% (Tied for 11th)
Penalty Kill: 81.0% (13th)
Even Strength: 46.92% (29th)
Overall: 46.24% (29th)
Even Strength: 47.10% (29th)
Overall: 46.52% (29th)
Frank Vatrano leads the team in goal scoring with 11.
Trevor Zegras (lower body injury) did not play Friday or Sunday night. The Ducks placed him on the IR yesterday.
Jamie Drysdale (lower body injury) was placed on the IR retroactively to October 15th. The timetable for his return is unknown. The Ducks are being cautious and don’t want to rush him back too early.
Brock McGinn is on the IR with a lower-body injury. He has been skating with the team.
Isac Lundestrom suffered an Achilles tendon injury while training in the beginning of July. He had surgery and the return time is about six months.
John Gibson 3-4-0 GAA 2.21 SV% .926 (Unconfirmed)
The Predators are currently on a three game losing streak. They lost on the road to Calgary 4-2 and Winnipeg 6-3. They started their current homestand against the Coyotes and lost in a wild 7-5 game. The Predators had a 2-0 lead in the first and a 4-2 lead in the second period, but they couldn’t hold on. The Coyotes scored the next five out of six goals in the game to win.
Nashville has gone 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. They are currently in last place in the Central Division.
By The Numbers:
Goals For: 3.00 (21st)
Goals Against: 3.50 (Tied for 23rd)
Power Play: 20.7% (16th)
Penalty Kill: 68.1% (31st)
Even Strength: 48.51% (17th)
Overall: 49.97% (14th)
Even Strength: 50.57% (13th)
Overall: 51.90% (12th)
Filip Forsberg leads the team in scoring with 17 total points(6 G + 11 A).
Juuse Saros 4-8-0 GAA 3.24 SV% .894 (Unconfirmed)
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November 14th, 2023