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GameThread: Carolina Hurricanes at Anaheim Ducks

Will the wind pound the Ducks into pathless flight, or will the fowl drive the winds away!? STAY TUNED.

"Hurricanes are...storms...AND a team?"
"Hurricanes are...storms...AND a team?"
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Carolina Hurricanes
@ Anaheim Ducks

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 5:00 PM
Honda Center

TV: Prime Ticket
Radio: AM830

Your Enemy: Canes Country

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Numbers for Nerds: The Ducks have won 42 times when scoring more goals than the opponent. The Hurricanes have won 26 times when repeating that scenario. Obviously, scoring more goals than the other team is very important.

Team Records: Ducks (42-14-5), Hurricanes (26-24-9). 2013-14 Ducks v Canes 0-0-1.

Team Leaders: Ducks - Ryan Getzlaf (29g + 38a = 67p), Corey Perry (30g + 30a = 60p), Nick Bonino (16g + 24a = 40p). Hurricanes - Eric Staal (16g + 31a = 47p), Jeff Skinner (23g + 17a = 40p), Andrej Sekera (10g + 25a = 35p). Personally, I don't like the drop-off between the Ducks top two points scorers and then everyone else.

Goalies: Ducks - Jonas Hiller (26-9-4, .918 SV%, team has 2.28 GAA in front of him) OR Frederik Andersen (14-3-0, .928 SV%, team has 2.06 GAA in front of him). Hurricanes - Justin Peters (7-9-4, .919 SV%, team has 2.50 GAA in front of him) OR Anton Khudobin (13-8-0, .927 SV%, team has 2.17 GAA in front of him) OORR Cam Ward (6-8-5, .893 SV%, team has 3.14 GAA in front of him). As you can tell, I have no idea about the Canes netminding situation right now. All are available for trade though! Inquire within.

Power Play: Ducks - 17th ranked PP, 17.9 PP%. Hurricanes - 29th ranked PP, 13.3 PP%.

Penalty Kill: Ducks - 13th ranked PK, 82.4 PK%. Hurricanes - 20th ranked PK, 80.8 PK%.