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In this edition of the Anaheim Ducks Frederik Andersen gets another start, Emerson Etem returns and ... Clayton Stoner plays defense?!?!

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Anaheim Ducks @ New York Rangers

Sunday, March 22, 2015 4:30 PM PST
Madison Square Garden

TV: NBCSN
Radio: AM 830

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Numbers for Nerds:

The Ducks are 16-7-1-4 (W-L-T-OTL+SOL) all time versus the Rangers with an advantage of 85 GF to the Rangers' 73.

Team Records:

Ducks: (46-20-7), 99 points (1st in the Pacific Division; 1st in the Western Conference), 2.93 G/GP, 2.72 GA/GP.

Rangers: (45-18-7) 97 points (1st in the Metropolitan Division; 2nd in the Eastern Conference), 3.00 G/GP, 2.30 GA/GP.

Ducks Team Leaders:

Scoring: Ryan Getzlaf (23-42-65), Corey Perry (29-19-48), Ryan Kesler (18-27-45), Sami Vatanen (12-23-35) Top Defenseman.

Time-on-ice/GP: Francois Beauchemin (22:47), Hampus Lindholm (21:54), Sami Vatanen (21:41), Ryan Getzlaf (20:04) Top Forward.

Possession: (5v5 FF%, minimum 60 GP): Matt Beleskey (54.1), Patrick Maroon (52.6), Rickard Rakell (52.6), Hampus Lindholm (51.6) Top Defenseman.

Ducks-Rangers Chart 1

Possession numbers and chart via WAR-on-ice.com.

Rangers Team Leaders:

Scoring: Rick Nash (39-23-62), Derick Brassard (14-39-53), Martin St. Louis (20-27-47), Kevin Klein (9-27-26) Top Defenseman.

Time-on-ice/GP: Ryan McDonagh (23:12), Dan Girardi (22:57), Marc Staal (21:16), Derek Stepan (18:19) Top Forward.

Possession: (5v5 FF%, minimum 50 GP): Dan Boyle (54.6) Top Defenseman, Mats Zuccarello (53.0), Derik Brassard (52.7).

Ducks-Rangers Chart 2

Possession numbers and chart via WAR-on-ice.com.

Goalies:

Ducks: Frederik Andersen (31-10-5), .915 SV%, 26.87 SA/GP, 3 SO; John Gibson (12-6-0), .920 SV%, 30.36 SA/GP, 1 SO.

Rangers: Cam Talbot (18-7-4), .928 SV%, 28.70 SA/GP, 5 SO; Mackenzie Skapski (2-0-0), .978 SV%, 22.50 SA/GP, 1 SO. Key Injury: Henrik Lundqvist.

Power Play:

Ducks: 16.5%, 25th in the NHL, Vatanen 7 PPG, 17 PPP.

Rangers: 17.2 %, 21st in the NHL, Martin St. Louis & Rick Nash 5 PPG, Derick Brassard 15 PPP.

Penalty Kill:

Ducks: 81.3%, 16th in the NHL, Andrew Cogliano 3 SHG, Ryan Getzlaf-Jakob Silfverberg-Andrew Cogliano 3 SHP.

Rangers: 83.4%, 8th in the NHL, Rick Nash 4 SHG, Derek Stepan & Rick Nash 4 SHP.