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Let's hope the Anaheim Ducks upset NBC Sport's "home team," the Pittsburgh Penguins, tonight on national television.

Justin K. Aller


Next Game

Anaheim Ducks
@ Pittsburgh Penguins

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, 4:30pm PST
CONSOL Energy Center

TV: NBCSN
Radio: AM 830

Your Enemy: PensBurgh

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Numbers for Nerds: The Pens rate as the fifth best possession team in the league thus far. The Ducks are ranked ninth. Both teams like playing with the puck.

Team Records: Ducks 15-5-2, Penguins 12-8-0, no head-to-head 2013 meetings.

Team Leaders: Ducks points leaders – Ryan Getzlaf, 10g + 13a = 23p; Corey Perry, 12g + 11a = 23p; Mathieu Perreault, 5g + 9a = 14p. Penguins points leaders – Sidney Crosby, 9g + 16a = 25p; Evgeni Malkin, 3g + 15a = 18g; Chris Kunitz, 9g + 8a = 17p.

FenClose Leaders (+100 mins): Ducks leaders – Ben Lovejoy (59.0%), Ryan Getzlaf (57.7%), Dustin Penner (56.6%). Penguins leaders – Sidney Crosby (59.7%), Pascal Dupuis (59.3%), Chris Kunitz (58.2%).

Goalies: Ducks – Jonas Hiller: 7-3-1, 2.69 GAA, .898 SV% OR Viktor Fasth: 2-1-1, 2.94 GAA, .885 SV%. Penguins – Marc-Andre Fleury: 11-6-0, 2.06 GAA, .918 SV% OR Jeff Zatkoff: 1-2-0, 3.35 GAA, .865 SV%.

Power Play: Ducks – 27th, 11.7 PP%, Penguins – 11th, 20.8 PP%.

Penalty Kill: Ducks – 27th, 75.4 PK%, Penguins – 8th, 83.9 PK%.