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Game Thread: Sharks @ Ducks

A team that lost to the Buffalo Sabres tries to break its slump against the red-hot Ducks.

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San Jose Sharks
@ Anaheim Ducks

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 5:00 PM PST
Honda Center

Radio: AM 830 KLAA,

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Numbers for Nerds:

The Sharks have lost four straight games, including an embarrassing performance against the Buffalo Sabres and a total meltdown against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Team Records:

Ducks: 7-1-0, 14 points 1st in the Pacific Division, 3.50 G/GP, 1.88 GA/GP

Sharks: 4-4-1, 9 points 4th in the Pacific Division, 3.00 G/GP, 2.89 GA/GP

Team Leaders:


Scoring: Corey Perry (9G, 3A, 12P), Ryan Getzlaf (3G, 9A, 12P), Ryan Kesler (3G, 3A, 6P); Among Defensemen: Sami Vatanen (3G, 4A, 7P).

TOI/GP: Hampus Lindholm (21:41), Francois Beauchemin (21:34), Cam Fowler (21:03); Among Forwards: Ryan Getzlaf (19:55).

Possession: (5v5 FF%, minimum 7 GP): William Karlsson (62.65%), Matt Beleskey (60.75%), Cam Fowler (57.98%).

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Scoring: Patrick Marleau (4G, 6A, 10P), Joe Pavelski (4G, 4A, 8P), Logan Couture (4G, 4A, 8P); Among Defensemen: Brent Burns (2G, 7A, 9P).

TOI/GP: Brent Burns (23:14), Marc-Edouard Vlasic (21:12), Justin Braun (21:11); Among Forwards: Joe Pavelski (20:13).

Possession: (5v5 FF%, minimum 7 GP): Logan Couture (54.60%), Matt Nieto (54.49%), Marc-Edouard Vlasic (53.30%).

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Ducks: John Gibson (1-1-0), .875 SV%; Frederick Andersen (6-0-0), .951 SV%.

Sharks: Alex Stalock (1-2-1), .924 SV%; Antti Niemi (3-2-0), .903 SV%.

Power Play:

Ducks: 25.0% (6th in the league), Corey Perry leads with 4 PPG.

Sharks: 21.9% (11th in the league), Patrick Marleau/Joe Pavelski/Logan Couture lead with 2 PPG.

Penalty Kill:

Ducks: 83.3% (13th in the league), 1 SHG: Andrew Cogliano.

Sharks: 78.6% (20th in the league), 0 SHG.