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On a special night for the coach, the Ducks play their final game before the Christmas break and their last game in the Eastern Time Zone this season.

Greg Fiume


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Anaheim Ducks
@ Washington Capitals

Monday, December 23, 2013 @ 4PM
Verizon Center

TV: Prime
Radio: AM 830 KLAA

Your Enemy: Japers' Rink

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Numbers for Nerds: 201-88-40 Bruce Boudreau's regular season record with the Caps (.611 Win%), 17-20 (.460) in the playoffs. So far with the Ducks he's 83-42-19 (.576) and obviously 3-4 (.429) in the playoffs.

Team Records: Ducks – 26-7-5 (57 points 1st in the National Hockey League), Caps – 19-13-4 (42 points, 2nd in the Meh-tro-terrible division)

Team Leaders: Guilty about only mentioning Ovie in the preview, I’m going five deep today.

Ducks leading scorers – Ryan Getzlaf (19g + 24a = 43p), Corey Perry (22g + 18a = 40p), Nick Bonino (10g + 15a = 25p), Dustin Penner (10g + 14a = 24p), Cam Fowler (4g + 17a = 21p).

Caps leading scorers – Alex Ovechkin (30g + 11a = 41p), Nicklas Backstrom (8g + 33a = 41p), Mikhail Grabovski (10g + 18a = 28p), Marcus Johansson (5g + 20a = 25p), Joel Ward (11g + 11a = 22p)

Ducks FenClose% leaders (+200 mins) – Corey Perry (53.6%), Dustin Penner (53.2%), Sami Vatanen (53.2%). Caps FenClose% leaders (+200 mins) – Nate Schmidt (51.4%), Eric Fehr (50.4%), Mike Green (50.2%)

Goalies: Ducks – Jonas Hiller (15-4-4, 2.43 GAA, .914 SV%) OR Frederik Andersen (9-1-0, 1.87 GAA, .932 SV%). Caps – Braden Holtby (13-10-2, 3.00 GAA, .915 SV%) OR Philipp Grubauer (4-0-1, 2.05 GAA, .940 SV%).

Power Play: Ducks – 23rd, 15.4 PP%. Caps – 2nd, 26.1 PP%.

Penalty Kill: Ducks – 21st, 80.8 PK%. Caps – 20nd, 81.3 PK%.