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GameThread: Mikko @ Saku (Wild @ Ducks)

That headline doesn't really have much to do with the content of this post, but it wouldn't be a Wild/Ducks game without mentioning the Koviu brothers, would it?

Jeff Gross

Next Game

Minnesota Wild
@ Anaheim Ducks

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, 7:30pm PST
Honda Center

Radio: AM 830

Your Enemy: Hockey Wilderness

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Numbers for Nerds: Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf account for 34.6% of the Ducks total goals scored this season (36/104). Only four teams have a higher percentage of their total goals for coming from two players. Minnesota is the highest with 37.8% of their goals (28/74) coming from Zach Parise and Jason Pominville. (per stats prior to Tuesday's competition. PS. it was blind luck that Minnesota happened to be on top of that list, bonus fries for me!)

Team Records: Ducks 21-7-5 (47 pts, first in the Pacific), Wild 18-9-5 (41 pts, third in the Central), The Ducks won the only meeting between these two teams so far this year 4-3 in OT. Remember Mathieu Perreault's OT Game winner?

Team Leaders: Ducks points leaders – Ryan Getzlaf, 16g + 21a = 37p; Corey Perry, 20g + 15a = 35p; Dustin Penner, 9g + 14a = 23p. Wild points leaders – Zach Parise, 14g + 12a = 26p; Mikko Koivu, 7g + 17a = 24p; Jason Pominville, 14g + 7a = 21p

FenClose Leaders (+150 mins): Ducks leaders – Corey Perry (53.4%), Dustin Penner (53.1%), Andrew Cogliano (53.0%). Wild leaders – Zach Parise (57.8%), Mikko Koivu (56.4%), Nino Niederriter (56.1%)

Goalies: Ducks – Jonas Hiller: 11-4-4, 2.57 GAA, .913 SV% OR Frederik Andersen: 8-1-0, 1.74 GAA, .938 SV%. Wild – Josh Harding: 16-4-3, 1.50 GAA, .938 SV% OR Niklas Backstrom: 2-4-2, 2.91 GAA, .897 SV%.

Power Play: Ducks – 18th, 17.3 PP%, Wild – 8th, 20.4 PP%.

Penalty Kill: Ducks – 20th, 81.1 PK%, Wild – 25th, 78.8 PK%.