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Game Thread: Ducks vs Canucks (10/12/15)

The 'Boudreau Line Blend-O-Matic' has been engaged for the first time this season heading in to the home opener.

Ryan Kesler battles for a rebound in front of Ryan Miller last season at Honda Center.
Ryan Kesler battles for a rebound in front of Ryan Miller last season at Honda Center.
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Stat Pack

0-1-0, 0 Pts Record 1-0-1, 3 Pts
5th Pacific, 12th West, 22nd NHL Standings 3rd Pacific, 7th West, 12th NHL
0.0 GF/GP 3.5
2.0 GA/GP 2.0
0.0% Power Play 14.3%
100.0% Penalty Kill 75.0%
N/A Goals 7 Players w/ 1G
N/A Assists Daniel Sedin, Ben Hutton 2A
N/A Points D. Sedin 3PT (1G 2A)
N/A PP Points Bo Horvat 1PPG, Sven Baertschi & Hutton 1PPA
N/A SH Points N/A
Hampus Lindholm 25:16, Ryan Getzlaf 18:47 TOI/GP (D&F) Alexander Edler 22:57, Brandon Sutter 20:47
Corey Perry 63.6, Sami Vatanen 50.0 SAT% (F&D) Horvat 61.4, Christopher Tanev 56.3
Frederik Andersen GOALIES Ryan Miller
0-1-0 Record 1-0-1
.955 Save % .941
.965 Adj. SV% .965
44.0 SA/GP 34.0

Projected Lines

Expected lines for both Anaheim and Vancouver via Eric Stephens, Orange County Register.


Jiri Sekac - Ryan Getzlaf - Corey Perry

Carl Hagelin - Ryan Kesler - Jakob Silfverberg

Andrew Cogliano - Rickard Rakell - Mike Santorelli

Patrick Maroon - Shawn Horcoff - Chris Stewart

Hampus Lindholm - Kevin Bieksa

Cam Fowler - Simon Despres

Clayton Stoner - Sami Vatanen

Frederik Andersen / Anton Khudobin


Daniel Sedin - Henrik Sedin - Brandon Sutter

Sven Baerstchi - Bo Horvat - Radim Vrbata

Alexandre Burrows - Jared McCann - Jannik Hansen

Brandon Prust - Adam Cracknell - Derek Dorsett

Alexander Edler - Christopher Tanev

Dan Hamhuis - Matt Bartkowski

Ben Hutton - Luca Sbisa

Ryan Miller / Richard Bachman

Numbers For Nerds

This will be the fifth time the Canucks have been the Ducks opponent for their first scheduled home game of a season, the most of any franchise in the league. It's the fourth time they've been opposite Anaheim in the first game at the Pond/Honda Center; the teams played a two game series in Tokyo to open the season ahead of the Nagano Olympics in 1998, Ottawa was the first team the Ducks faced at home on home soil in 1997-98. Anaheim is 2-2-0 in first home games against Vancouver, and 1-2-0 at the Pond/Honda Center.


SAT% and Adjusted SV% from War-On-Ice, home opener history via Hockey-Reference.